KAPE’s Mission is:  Working Together to Promote Excellence for Kentucky Students and Schools 

KAPE’s Purpose:

 To promote professionalism in the field of education:

  • By creating a professional organization for educators;
  • By providing resources for educators to assist educators in providing the best education for the students entrusted to them;
  • By keeping educators informed about current issues, trends and developments in education.

To assist the association members to meet their responsibilities and duties to the children entrusted to them:

  • Promoting students’ best interest;
  • By promoting seminars, workshops and professional development opportunities for educators for their own personal growth as educators and improving instructional skills and methods, and classroom management;
  • By promoting cooperation among teachers, administrators, support staff and parents.

To promote the welfare of the members of this association:

  • By providing a professional peer group for educators;
  • By providing assistance and support to educators involved in employment-related issues and disputes;
  • By acquiring liability insurance for educators.


KAPE’s Limitations:

  • KAPE is not organized for pecuniary gain or profit.
  • KAPE is prohibited from engaging in activities contrary to the purpose for which it is organized.
  • KAPE shall not promote any strike, work stoppage or work slow down by educators.
  • KAPE shall not endorse or financially support and political candidate for local, state or federal office; however, memes of the association are encouraged to support and work for the candidates and political parties of their choice.
  • KAPE shall not endorse or financially support social issues; however, members of the association are encouraged to support and work for the social issues of their choice.