Affiliated Journals and Organizations

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The Pitt School of Education is the institutional home of internationally known academic journals and professional organizations. Our faculty also serve as top editors on leading publications. These partnerships build on our commitment as thought leaders in education, health, and human development. For more information, please contact our Dean’s Office at

Academic Journals

American Educational Research Journal logo

The American Educational Research Journal is the flagship journal of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). It advances the empirical, theoretical, and methodological understanding of education and learning.


Early Childhood Education Journal The Early Childhood Education Journal examines issues, trends, policies, and practices for early childhood education from birth through age eights. Its audience includes early childhood practitioners, including classroom teachers, child care providers, and teacher educators.



Educational Researcher logo

Educational Researcher is a journal of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). It publishes scholarly articles of general significance to the education research community from a wide range of areas in education research and related disciplines.  


English Teaching: Practice and Technique logoEnglish Teaching: Practice and Critique explores research and theory related to English literacy that is grounded in a range of contexts, including classrooms, schools and wider educational constituencies.




In publication since 1950, the Negro Educational Review Journal critically examines issues related to the experiences of Black people across the African Diaspora.

Visitor Studies logoVisitor Studies publishes high-quality articles focusing on visitor research, reflections on the field, research methodologies, and theoretical perspectives. The journal also covers subjects related to museums and learning in out-of-school settings such as zoos, nature centers, visitor centers, historic sites, and parks.



Professional and Scholarly Organizations

Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate logo

The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) is a consortium that includes over 100 schools of education across the United States and Canada. CPED is committed to improving the doctorate in education (EdD) degree by undertaking a critical examination through dialog, experimentation, feedback, and evaluation. Pitt School of Education Associate Professor Jill Perry is Executive Director of CPED.

Comparative and International Education Society logo

The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) is an academic association with more than 3,000 members from over 105 countries around the world. CIES is dedicated to increasing understanding of educational issues, trends, and policies through comparative, intercultural, and international perspectives. Pitt School of Education Professor M. Najeeb Shafiq is the Executive Director of CIES.