Welcome to APHE

We provide professional development opportunities and networking for educators who promote humane attitudes toward people, animals and the environment. Our motto is...

Empathy through Education.

Latest Research Supports Humane Education as an Effective Tool for Positive Behavior Changes
Read the article in SAWA and the research summary by Charleston Animal Society


What is a Humane Educator?

A Humane Educator is anyone who teaches and promotes humane attitudes toward people, animals and the environment. This includes, but is not limited to, anyone who teaches animal welfare, animal rights, animal behavior, environmental concerns, character education, cultural studies and any combination of the above.

APHE Code of Ethics for Members

APHE Professional Guidelines

The Association of Professional Humane Educators developed guidelines to help its members meet and maintain the highest standards of practice in their Humane Education careers. We also encourage non-members to download these guidelines to use a resource while promoting humane education.

APHE Professional Guidelines

Upcoming Events

April 29, 2014 • Palm Springs, CA
May 20, 2014 (EDT) • Daytona Beach, FL
June 09, 2014 (CDT) • Bloomington, IL
June 27, 2014 (EDT) • Washington, DC
July 07, 2014 • online

Member Spotlight

Meet Carlita Gonzalez

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