Board of Directors and Committee Chairs


The purposes for which the AAPT was formed are: to promote and improve the quality of instruction in philosophy at all educational levels; to encourage research, experimentation, and investigation in the teaching of philosophy; to facilitate professional cooperation of the members; to hold public discussions and programs about the teaching of philosophy; to make available to teachers information concerning the selection, organization, and presentation of philosophical material; to sponsor the publication of desirable articles and reports; and to support and cooperate with individuals or organizations concerned with the improvement of instruction in philosophy.

The governing body of AAPT is its Board of Directors:


There are several AAPT committees:

(Committee chairs are listed)


The AAPT by-laws, board meeting minutes, and history are available from the Documents and Resources page of this site.