Mission and Governance


CERA works to improve the quality and quantity of educational research in Canada. As one of the first associations to form the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), CERA has a longstanding tradition of providing scholarly leadership to the Canadian educational research community. CERA members conduct research into areas of educational assessment, program evaluation, and research methodology.


The governance structure for CERA is outlined in the association’s constitution (available in both English and French):