The National Education Finance Academy is home to scholars, students, practitioners, and policymakers who are interested in the study of education finance broadly defined.  Our organization serves scholars, students, policymakers and practitioners in the fields of P-12 education finance, higher education finance, economics of education, education law, and educational policy.  Follow this link to learn about the leadership of NEFA.


The mission of the National Education Finance Academy is to promote scholarly inquiry, to advance knowledge, and to inform policy and practice in the field of education finance.  We accomplish this goal by holding scholarly meetings for the presentation and discussion of education finance issues, by stimulating the teaching of P-20 education finance, and by disseminating scholarly research in our partner journals.  Follow this link to see conference program archives.


For more information on the National Education Finance Academy, please email us at info@nationaledfinance.com or follow this link and submit the contact us form so we can add you to our listserve.  


NEFA Announces that the 2021 Annual Conference will be held virtually

Tue, December 15, 2020
The NEFA Executive Committee voted to hold the 2021 conference in a virtual format. The proposal submission system is currently active; proposals are due January 15, 2021. The 2022 Annual Conference will be held in Tampa, Florida.

NEFA Adds a Chief of Staff and Co-Treasurers

Sat, June 20, 2020
Rob Knoeppel appointed Luke Stedrak as Chief of Staff to the President and Lisa Driscoll and Walter Hart as Co-Treasurers for the 2020-21 year. Drs. Stedrak, Driscoll, and Hart will serve as ex-officio members of the NEFA Board.