What is the Virginia Educational Research Conference?
VERA is a state organization open to all persons interested in educational research and evaluation in Virginia.  VERA’s goals are to:

  • Advance the professional development of Virginia’s educational researchers and evaluators
  • Foster an exchange of research and evaluation ideas and methods among professional educators in Virginia
  • Facilitate cooperative educational research and evaluation among school divisions, educational institutions, and agencies in Virginia
  • Recognize the scholarly work and contribution of doctoral students as well as educational research and evaluation professionals