Center for Education Policy Analysis — 2017-18 Speaker Series

The Center for Education Policy Analysis 2017-18 Speaker Series 

You are invited to join us for our annual CEPA Speaker Series. We hope you will enjoy the speakers and insightful discussions. Please visit here over the coming weeks for more information about this year's programs.  


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Fall CEPA Speakers:

Sept. 21, 2017
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Gentry 144

The Many Sides of Teacher Policy: How Incentives, Accountability, and Context are Shaping the Profession

Ethan Hutt - Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Brooks Bowden - Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
Michael Gottfried - Associate Professor, University of California – Santa Barbara
Shaun Dougherty - Assistant Professor, Neag School of Education at UConn

Panelists will each share their experience examining policies and programs that influence the experience of teachers, from implementing a new kindergarten curriculum, to navigating teacher performance incentives, and changing professional employment requirements. Each panelist will share their work for 10 minutes followed by a series of questions from a moderator and time for audience questions and discussion.

Check out photos from the event.


Oct. 10, 3:15 - 4:45 p.m., Gentry 144

Measuring Opportunity in U.S. Higher Education

Sarah Turner
Professor of Economics
Curry School of Education and Department of Economics, University of Virginia

Co-sponsored with the Department of Economics

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Nov. 2, 2:30 - 4 p.m., Gentry 144:
Kara Finnigan, Associate Professor, University of Rochester


December: TBD


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John Papay of Brown University presented “The Effects of School Turnaround Strategies in Massachusetts” in November as part of CEPA’s Fall 2016 Speaker Series. (Photo Credit: Ryan Glista/Neag School)