AAERI 2022 Virtual Conference | November 9-11, 2022
Connecting Diverse Communities
Join Us for the 2022 Conference – Virtual
Daily Conference Topics
Best [Educational] Practices During Times of Division
Academic Freedom and Diverse Communities [in Higher Education]
Equity, Inclusion, and Cultural Considerations [In Education]
Enrich and expand your educational research practice in 2022 and beyond
Three full days brimming with inspirational and relevant professional learning opportunities
Powerful addresses from leaders and experts in the field of educational research
Unlimited networking opportunities with educational leaders from around the world
We are honored to have these distinguished members of the educational research community joining us to educate and inspire our conference goers.
Dr. Stuart Rothenberg
Dr. Stuart Rothenberg is national medical director of the Transcendental Meditation Health Professionals Association and Chief Medical Officer of the David Lynch Foundation. A fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, he was a Pulitzer Scholar at Columbia College in New York and received his M.D. degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training in Family Medicine at the University of Rochester (NY).
Since April 2020, Dr. Rothenberg has headed up the “Heal the Healers Now” program, a national initiative which offers training in the TM-based Healthcare Provider Wellness Program to frontline healthcare workers battling the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dr. Aaron Thompson
Aaron Thompson is a nationally recognized leader in higher education with a focus on policy, student success and organizational leadership and design. He currently serves as the President of the Council on Postsecondary Education in KY. He has served in many faculty and higher education administrative capacities such as Interim President of Kentucky State University, Executive Vice-President and Chief Academic Officer, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Associate VP for University Programs, Associate VP for Enrollment Management, and Executive Director of the Student Success Institute to mention a few. Many of these roles were served at Eastern Kentucky University where he also held the positioned as a tenured full professor.
Dr. Doris Thompson
Doris Thompson, Ed.D., D.Min., CBT, is CEO of Ideal Educational Concepts and Solutions, LLC. She is a former director of secondary schools, math specialist, and math teacher. With more than 15 years of experience in education, Doris is a U.S. Fulbright scholar to Japan and a Mississippi Teacher Fellowship Program Scholar. Doris has expertise in the areas of effective leadership, student achievement, diversity and inclusion, systematic reform, and kids, youth & young adult ministry. She holds a B.S. in mathematics from Rust College (valedictorian), a M.Ed. degree in K-12 Educational Leadership from Ole Miss, and an Ed.D. degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Eastern Kentucky University. Doris was the student commencement ceremony speaker at her doctoral hooding graduation. Doris also holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Jacksonville Theological Seminary located in Jacksonville, FL. She is a 2016 graduate of the Harvard’s Women in Leadership Program and a 2013 recipient of the American Association of School Administrators Educational Administration Scholarship. Dr. Doris is a Certified Belief Therapist CBT. Doris is a published author, educational consultant, motivational speaker, and ordained minister. Doris is highly inspired by her former husband, mentor, best friend, business partner, & global leader, the late Dr. Sherwood Thompson.