CEPA Seminar Series 2015-2016

Fall 2015

Topic: The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Principal Research Scientist at Educational Testing Service

Topic: Using Hidden Information in Item Response Data to Test Assumptions About Student-Teacher Selection Mechanisms
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Assistant Professor of Education, USC Rossier School of Education

Topic: Up to standards? Studying the implementation of college and career-ready standards
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Associate Professor of Economics and Social Studies, Harvard University

Topic: Leveling Up: Early Results from a Randomized Evaluation of Post-Secondary Aid
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Assistant Professor of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Topic: Multifaceted Aid for Low-Income Students and College Outcomes: Evidence from North Carolina
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Winter 2016

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University

Topic: Can MOOCs Increase Access to Education? Evidence from a Large New Computer Science Degree Program
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Professor of Sociology, Rice University

Topic: Disseminating Research: Too Little, Too Late
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Assistant Professor of Education & Economics, Brown University

Topic: Teaching for Tomorrow’s Economy? Teacher Effects on Grit, Growth Mindset and Complex Tasks
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Missouri-Columbia

Topic: The Effect of Rigorous Teacher Evaluations on Workforce Quality
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education, Vanderbilt University

Topic: Principal Licensure Exams and Future Job Performance: Evidence from the School Leaders Licensure Assessment
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Professor, Northwestern University

Topic: The Social Structure of Policy Implementation: Mathematics and Science Professional Development in the Wake of Common Core
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Spring 2016

Professor of Education, Emeritus at Stanford University

Topic: New Federal And State Policies: Implications For Researchers and Data Systems
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Associate Professor and College of Education Distinguished Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Topic: Effects of test-based policies for reclassifying English Learners
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Assistant Professor of Economics and Education, Columbia University

Topic: School Integration and Educational Attainment: Evidence from a Randomized Desegregation Program
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University

Topic: 'Membership Has Its Privileges': Status Incentives and Categorical Inequality in Education
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University

Topic: Educators As “Equity Warriors”
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Assistant Professor in the Department of Policy and Management at Cornell University

Topic: Intergovernmental (Dis)incentives, Free-Riding, Teacher Salaries and Teacher Pensions
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public