The Association of Asthma Educators is the premier inter-professional organization striving for excellence to raise the competency of diverse individuals who educate patients and families living with asthma.

We have three primary purposes. Read more


We are the leading resource for professional asthma education. AAE offers courses designed in accordance with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health Expert Panel Report (EPR3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Read more

AAE has developed a program to prepare entry-level community health workers (CHW) to effectively provide basic asthma management education. Read more

The E. Ellis Scholarship is currently unavailable.  The criteria for the scholarship is to be an AAE members in good standing who are seeking to obtain certification as a certified asthma educator (AE-C) through the National Asthma Education Certification Board.  Stay tuned  as we update this offering for the future. 


AAE's membership includes nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, doctors, physician assistants, community health workers, case managers, and social workers.  You do not have to be nationally certified as an asthma educator (AE-C) to be a member. Join today!

AAE holds an annual conference and produces continuing education monographs on culturally competent asthma care as well as on inhalation therapy devices. There are numerous opportunities to grow, both individually, and as a group, with the support we secure from industry leaders. Join today


AAE actively engages in advocacy efforts on behalf of its members in order to reduce asthma disparities and improve asthma outcomes. Read more

Anyone interested in asthma education will find our extensive list of resources, helpful links, asthma educator tools, videos, and consumer information relevant. Read more

Important joint letter regarding Primatene Mist
Letter re Primatene Mist AAN 11-9-18.pdf


The Year of the Educator: Diagnose, Treat, Educate- Repeat

  • REGISTRATION IS OPEN! The 2020 Annual Conference will be held at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota June 12, 13 and 14 with our Pre-Conference Pharmacology Course on Thursday, June 11. PRELIMINARY AGENDA

  • CALL FOR POSTERS! The Association of Asthma Educators invites submission of research/project poster abstracts related to any aspect of asthma diagnosis, management, education, reimbursement or billing for asthma education. Submissions will be peer reviewed by a conference committee panel and selected authors will be invited to present a poster at the Association of Asthma Educators (AAE) annual conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

    ACCOMMODATIONS: Individuals may begin booking their rooms online by using the weblink: HERE
  • or by calling toll free 800.333.3333 and refer to the group name and promo code: ASTHMA


The 2019 Annual Conference in Buffalo, NY was a HUGE success and we thank you for your support and participation! Click here to visit the 2019 Conference Hub to view last year's program and access resources.

The AAE Annual Conference is an outstanding opportunity for information sharing of products and services in all areas of asthma management and treatment and we offer a vast array of participation forums.  By engaging in collaborative learning on all aspects; medications, technologies and strategies, we can achieve improved education and compliance for patients and families.  Your support and more importantly, your active involvement can make a huge impact. Please join us. Contact us at 215-353-2477 to learn more about how you can deliver your message and resources to the asthma community.

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