COVID-19’s upheaval has touched the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP), as it has almost every person and organization worldwide. On 10 March 2020, with increasing evidence of community spread of COVID-19, the AEFP Board made the difficult decision to move the 2020 conference online. On 19 March, I delivered the initial version of this address into the ether. At that time, I did what all AEFP presidents do, and spent a few minutes thanking everyone who helped make the conference happen. Those thanks never appear in the published versions of the Presidential Addresses, until now. These are not normal times, and many people who typically do not have their names on the pages of this journal deserve mention for everything they did to save the conference and the organization over this tumultuous year.

First, there were the members of the AEFP Board, past and present, who stepped up...

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