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Education Board

The Education Board is charged with maintaining and enhancing professional knowledge, to increasing technical proficiencies, and enabling members to promote and protect environmental and community health. The term for members of the Education Board is three years.

Mission/Vision Statement

The purpose of the Education Board is to assure a better educated public health workforce and an informed public. Appointed from the membership of APHA the Education Board reviews, advises, guides and advocates for policies and programs to advance public health education and practice.


Promote excellence of the public health workforce:

  • Through continuing education; 
  • Through assessment and evaluation;
  • And through training; and
  • Enhance the public’s knowledge of public health and related public health issues.

What does the Education Board do?

Current Education Board Members

Education Board Orientation Manual (PDF)

APHA Policy on Executive Session (PDF)