CESP presented at Pennsylvania Educational Research Association's Conference, Philadelphia, October 3-4, 2013.

Dessi Kirova, Cynthia Blitz and Anton Shcherbakov presented their work on Program Assessment of the New Jersey Teacher Evaluation: A Study of Two Year Pilot at the Regional Educational Research Conference, titled A New Agenda for Education: Challenges for Policy and Practice. The annual conference provides a forum for educational researchers and practitioners to engage in discussing a wide range of research findings and related policy issues.

The Pennsylvania Educational Research Association (PERA) is one of the oldest state-level professional educational research associations in the country, recently expanded to include Delaware and New Jersey educators. It strives to be an active force supporting the use of research in education in the Mid-Atlantic region.