The American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program is currently accepting applications for both Dissertation and Research Grants until September 4, 2014. Now in its 23rd year, the AERA Grants Program, with support from the National Science Foundation, provides small grants for conducting studies of education policy and practice using federally-funded, large-scale data sets. Applications are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as but not limited to, education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics.
The Center for Early Education Evaluation at HighScope will hold its Third Annual Conference for Early Childhood Research and Evaluation on the theme "Measuring Program Quality: Translating Research Into Policy and Practice." Friday, October 10, 2014 - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, Ypsilanti, MI. Registration is now open. Sponsors: CEEE at HighScope; BUILD Initiative; Michigan Department of Education; M&M Fisher Foundation; Colina Foundation.
President-Elect, Secretary and Members-at-Large Student and Early Career Representatives to Committees
Advances in Neurotechniques: Methods that Reveal the Structure and Function of the Brain You are invited to hear our panel of experts on August 13, 2014, in this live, online educational seminar. For more information and complimentary registration visit: webinar.sciencemag.org
Shaping the Developing Brain: Prenatal through Early Childhood November 11 – 13, 2014 The New York Academy of Sciences New York, NYwww.nyas.org/developingbrain This conference will explore the latest cognitive neuroscience research on infant and early childhood development; social, family, and nutritional factors that cause lasting changes to the brain; and intervention, education, and policy to help at-risk children.
The American Psychology Foundation's Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship Program provides fellowships and scholarships for graduate student research in the area of child psychology. The deadline for proposals is November 15, 2014. For more information please see http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/koppitz.aspx"
Temple University, in collaboration with the Center for Policy Research (CPR), a Denver-based policy research firm, has launched the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN), a project funded through the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. The FRPN co-directors are Jay Fagan, Ph.D., social work professor at Temple University, and Jessica Pearson, Ph.D., director of CPR. The project seeks to: - Promote rigorous evaluation of fatherhood programs that serve low-income populations.
Call for Submissions Open Symposium Deadline: 17 September 2014 Poster Deadline: 30 September 2014
APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR INAUGURAL TANG PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN PSYCHOLOGY – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
There are three opportunities to nominate social and behavioral science representatives to federal advisory boards, including at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Census Bureau, and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). COSSA would be happy to provide letters in support of candidates nominated by our members.