Vision, Mission and Core Values Statements

The Association of Educational Therapists is an international professional organization for educational therapists providing leadership, certification, professional development, and resources to members, clients, allied professionals, and the public.


AET envisions a socially just world where all learners reach their potential, appreciate their unique abilities, and thrive.


The Association of Educational Therapists' mission is to benefit society by providing certification and training to members who serve individuals with learning challenges, advancing the profession of educational therapy worldwide, and establishing ethical standards for the practice of educational therapy.

Core Values

AET Values:

  • Ethics, integrity, education, and training at the highest level throughout a member’s professional career.
  • Communication and collaboration between members, clients, families, educators, and allied professionals, and fostering partnerships with universities, related organizations, and government agencies.

  • Inclusivity by embracing the uniqueness of all people and situations and welcoming each with care, trust, and consideration.

  • Diversity and is committed to racial and social equity and justice.

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