The Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals (AHEPPP) is the premier national association for higher education practitioners who work with the parents and family members of college students.  AHEPPP provides programs and services to administrators, staff, and other professionals in higher education who strive to promote informed parent and family involvement in support of student success.  

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 parent and family programs. By establishing the means to successfully communicate with parent and family programs, a national support network is sustained, stimulating are created, and the colleges and universities along with their students flourish. AHEPPP serves as the ever-important link between colleges, universities, and their parents.