About

AHEPPP: Family Engagement in Higher Education was established in 2008 as the premier national association for higher education professionals who work with the parents and family members of college students. AHEPPP is dedicated to facilitating meaningful and lasting support of higher education personnel who interact with the families of college students. 

Our Mission

The mission of AHEPPP: Family Engagement in Higher Education is to support professionals in higher education who promote student success through informed parent and family engagement.

Our Purpose

AHEPPP’s core purpose is to support professionals in higher education who promote student success through informed parent and family engagement.

Our Values

  • AHEPPP shares a belief in and commitment to:
  • Supporting a collaborative environment
  • Responsible and ethical behavior
  • Leading innovation and ideas for the profession
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Fiscal strength and responsibility
  • Continued professional development
  • Research, assessment, and best practices

AHEPPP is dedicated to facilitating meaningful and lasting contact with college and university professionals who work with parents and families. By establishing the means to successfully communicate with parent and family programs, student support staff and faculty, a national support network is sustained, stimulating opportunities are created, and the colleges and universities along with their students flourish. AHEPPP: Family Engagement in Higher Education serves to foster the ever-important link between colleges/universities and their families. 

See the Governance tab for current Board of Directors.