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Dr. Helenrose Fives Elected as Division C Vice President-Elect for AERA

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Dr. Helenrose Fives, Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, was recently elected as the Divison C (Learning and Instruction) Vice President-Elect for the American Educational Research Association (AERA). She will join AERA’s 2024–2025 Council following the 2024 Annual Meeting. Dr. Fives will serve a three-year term.

The purposes of Division C are to advance knowledge about learning and instruction, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to learning and instruction, and to promote the use of research to improve learning and instruction in order to serve the public good. Division C promotes the study of learning and instruction in formal and informal settings across the lifespan and among diverse populations.

As Vice-President, Dr. Fives will be responsible for appointing the Program Chair, Communications Director, and all committee chairs and members; scheduling and chairing the Annual Business Meetings; scheduling and chairing the Executive Board Meetings; developing and overseeing the Division C budget; communicating with Division C members concerning Division activities; overseeing the effective operation of the Division; and serving as the Division C Representative on AERA Council. Congratulations to Dr. Fives on this significant achievement!