About Us

ACHE is...

... a dynamic network of diverse professionals who are dedicated to promoting excellence in continuing higher education and to sharing their expertise and experience with one another.


Belief in the values of professional development, collegiality, and service continues to guide the mission of the Association for Continuing Higher Education. 

ACHE has members throughout the United States & Canada...

  • Approximately 1200 individual members
  • Over 300 different institutions and organizations represented

Guidelines and Principles

Mission and Goals

Code of Ethics

Constitution and Bylaws

Our History

Begun as the Association of University Evening Colleges (AUEC) in 1939 and transitioning to the Association for Continuing Higher Education in 1973, ACHE has become an organization dedicated to serving the entire spectrum of continuing higher education.