On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, the National Center for the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) held its Twelfth Annual Research Conference. This year’s conference brought together prominent education researchers & funders with policy makers & practitioners to have a dialogue about the types of research being produced and how the work ends up being used in the field. Check out the live updates from the conference by following us on Twitter @caldercenter and tracking our hashtag #CALDER2019
2019 CALDER Conference Agenda
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8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Brief Welcome and CALDER Update: Introducing www.caldercouncil.org
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Dan Goldhaber, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
SESSION I: Principals
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
“Path to the Principalship and Value Added: A Cross-state Comparison of Elementary and Middle School Principals”
Presenter: Steve Rivkin, University of Illinois at Chicago/CALDER
Co-Authors: Wes Austin, Georgia State University; Bingjie Chen, AIR/CALDER; Dan Goldhaber, AIR/CALDER & University of Washington; Eric Hanushek, Stanford University, University of Texas at Dallas/CALDER; Kris Holden, AIR/CALDER; Cory Koedel, University of Missouri/CALDER; Helen Ladd, Duke University/CALDER; Jin Luo, University of Texas at Dallas; Eric Parsons, University of Missouri; Gregory Phelan, University of Texas at Dallas; Tim Sass, Georgia State University/CALDER; Mavzuna Turaeva, Duke University
“Do More Effective Teachers Become More Effective Principals”
Presenter: Kris Holden, AIR/CALDER
Co-Authors: Dan Goldhaber, AIR/CALDER & University of Washington; Bingjie Chen, AIR/CALDER
“Policy Implementation, Principal Agency, and Strategic Action: Improving Teaching Effectiveness in New York City Middle Schools”
Presenter: Luke C. Miller, University of Virginia
Co-Authors: Julie Cohen, University of Virginia; Susanna Loeb, Brown University; James Wyckoff, University of Virginia
Reactor: Dara Shaw, Executive Director for Research at the Maryland State Department of Education
SESSION II: The Value of Information
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“Using Free Meal and Direct Certification Data to Proxy for Student Disadvantage in the Era of the Community Eligibility Provision”
Presenter: Cory Koedel, University of Missouri/CALDER
Co-Authors: Eric Parsons, University of Missouri
“Internship Schools, Mentor Teachers and Scope for Change and Improvement in Student Teaching”
Presenter: Dan Goldhaber, AIR/CALDER & University of Washington
Co-Authors: John Krieg, Western Washington University; Natsumi Naito, University of Washington; Roddy Theobald, AIR/CALDER
Reactor: Andrea Cobb, Executive Director of the Center for the Improvement of Student Learning, Washington state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
SESSION III: The Career Trajectory of Teachers
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
"Taking their First Steps: The Distribution of New Teachers into School and Classroom Contexts and Implications for Teacher Effectiveness and Growth"
Presenter: Katharine Strunk, Michigan State University/CALDER
Co-Author: Paul Bruno, University of Southern California; Sarah Rabovsky, University of Southern California
“Reducing the Achievement Gap: Paying Effective Educators to work in Low-Performing Schools”
Presenter: Eric Hanushek, Stanford University, University of Texas at Dallas/CALDER
Co-Author: Andrew Morgan, University of Illinois at Chicago; Minh Thac Nguyen, University of Illinois at Chicago; Ben Ost, University of Illinois at Chicago; Steve G. Rivkin, University of Illinois at Chicago/CALDER
Reactor: Cara Jackson, Associate Partner, Bellwether Education Partners
2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
SESSION IV: Education Potpourri
2:15 p.m. – ≈3:45 p.m.
"School Segregation in The Era of Immigration and School Choice: North Carolina, 1998-2016"
Presenter: Charles Clotfelter, Duke University/CALDER
Co-Author: Steven Hemelt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/CALDER; Helen Ladd, Duke University/CALDER; Mavzuna Turaeva, Duke University
“Born in the Family: Preferences for Boys and the Gender Gap in Math”
Presenter: David Figlio, Northwestern University/CALDER and NBER
Co-Author: Gaia Dossi, London School of Economics; Paola Giuliano, UCLA; Paola Sapienza, Northwestern University
“The Hidden Costs of Teacher Turnover”
Presenter: Helen Ladd, Duke University/CALDER
Co-Author: Lucy C. Sorensen, University at Albany, SUNY
Reactor: Carrie Conaway, Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Panel Discussion on Career and Technical Education (CTE)
3:45 p.m. - ≈4:30 p.m.
Participants: Corinne Alfeld (National Center for Education Research/Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education); Carrie Conaway (Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education); Steve Hemelt (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/CALDER); Roddy Theobald (AIR/CALDER)