Published Online: March 30, 2016
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Education Week Commentary Meet and Greet

Explore the Challenges of Opinion Writing for Researchers at the AERA Annual Conference

Meet key editorial staff from Education Week Commentary and Education Week Teacher for a conversation on the challenges of writing about research in the media. Join a conversation on the art and the science of contributing to the public dialogue around education research.


April 9, 2016
2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.


Walter E. Washington Convention Center
West Overlook
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW,
Washington, D.C. 20001
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Elizabeth Rich
Commentary Editor


Elizabeth Rich is the Commentary editor for Education Week and, overseeing the paper's print and online opinion essays and blogs. She joined EPE in 2007 as an assistant editor and writer for Education Week Teacher. For 15 years she was an award-winning documentary filmmaker, public radio producer, and educator in public schools in the District of Columbia and a Tribal Even Start program in Oklahoma. She has a B.A. in English from Barnard College and a M.A. in cultural reporting and criticism from New York University.

Anthony Rebora
Managing Editor
Education Week Teacher


Anthony Rebora is the managing editor of Education Week Teacher and an assistant managing editor for Education Week. He oversees coverage of the teaching profession and the development of content targeted to classroom professionals. He is also responsible for expanding and managing interactive-community features for teachers. Under his leadership, Education Week Teacher has grown into an influential multi-platform service devoted to building professional dialogue among K-12 educators and bringing greater exposure to teachers’ perspectives and concerns.


Mary Hendrie
Assistant Commentary Editor
Education Week

Mary Hendrie is the assistant Commentary editor of Education Week. She participates in the selection, solicitation, and editing of opinion essays by outside authors, letters to the editor, and online-only content. She helps to develop new opinion offerings on and advance Education Week’s use of social-media tools and platforms.

For more information on submitting opinion writing to Education Week, visit the Commentary submission guidelines.