The Florida Educational Research Association (FERA) is a professional association founded over 60 years ago to promote the investigation, research, and discussion of educational problems and issues  impacting the state of Florida. FERA is an affiliated member of the American Educational Research Association. Our members include university professors, school district administrators, graduate students, state education administrators, and more. FERA hosts an annual conference and the Florida Journal of Educational Research.

Our annual conference brings educators, researchers, and policymakers from across the state of Florida. The conference is generally scheduled in the month of November for three days. FERA also confers a number of annual awards for professionals in the field of education, including the Educational Researcher of the Year Award and the Best Paper Award. FERA also posts job announcements on our website for our members and beyond to view.