42nd Annual Conference of the Hawai‘i Educational Research Association

Saturday, February 29, 2020
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Campus Center

Sponsored by
Curriculum Research & Development Group, UH-Manoa College of Education


Submission deadline: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
4:00 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time

Call for proposals has closed.



The Hawai'i Educational Research Association (HERA) provides a forum for sharing issues, insights, and research findings with educational researchers, administrators, teachers, and others who want to improve educational practice. Through its annual conference, publications, and periodic forums, HERA is a source of information for concerned educators in Hawai'i. HERA also sponsors the Pacific Educational Research Journal, a refereed journal published annually.

HERA is soliciting presentation and symposium proposals for presentation at its 42nd Annual Conference to be held on Saturday February 29, 2020.


Session: approximately 25-minute presentation of completed research; one of two papers in a 50-minute session
Symposium: 50-minute session on a particular topic or theme involving prepared remarks, debate, and/or discussion by three or more presenters
Poster: A 45-minute general poster session


Submit a 400-700 word summary of your presentation or symposium.
Submit a 200-400 word summary of your poster.
Remove all identifiable information from the proposal.
Include as many of the following as are applicable:

  1. objectives or purposes,
  2. perspective(s) or theoretical framework,
  3. methods, techniques, or modes of inquiry
  4. data sources or evidence,
  5. results and/or conclusions/point of view, and
  6. educational or scientific importance of study
The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 4 p.m. Hawai‘i Standard Time.


The proposals for the conference are blind, peer reviewed. Average number of submissions in the last five years is 42. Average acceptance rate in the last five years is 85%. A call for reviewers is sent out to the HERA membership each year. Reviewers are selected based on their expertise and assigned proposals that are in their area of interest and expertise. Proposals are sent to three peer reviewers without any author information. Peer reviewers make one of four determinations.


Past Conferences:

1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013- 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019


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