Welcome to Washington Educational Research Association –

WERA is a not-for-profit organization of professionals working at all levels of education dedicated to improving the practice of instruction, assessment, evaluation, conducting and applying educational research, and using data to inform instructional decisions. Our services include two regional conferences, publications, and training for our members.

WERA/OSPI 2018 Annual Conference

Disrupting the Status Quo:
Ensuring Equity, Engagement and Achievement for all Washington Learners

Click here to view the 2018 Conference presentations 

December 5-7 at the Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel and Conference Center

offered by WERA and Co-Sponsored by OSPI

Learning to Improve: Using Improvement Science to Drive Student Success

February 7, 2019
Hotel Interurban
223 Andover Park E, Tukwila, WA 98188

This year’s symposium will focus on the following:

1. Action steps for implementing improvement science. 
2. Examples of improvement efforts underway across Washington State.
3. Discussions of challenges within improvement science implementation, such as the collection and use of data, and building collaborative partnerships.

Hear from keynote speaker Paul LeMahieu from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with colleagues, share best practices and learn from the work of experts in the field.

All registrants will automatically receive one year WERA membership as a benefit of registering for the Symposium.


7:30-8:30 am Registration/Continental Breakfast 
8:30 am - 4:30 pm Keynote and breakout sessions 


Registration opens soon

$175 Registration Fee*includes WERA membership 
Lunch is included