The Alberta Human Ecology and Home Economics Association (AHEA) is a self-regulated professional organization whose members are dedicated to improving the quality of life of families and individuals by helping them make the best use of their resources.

If you would like to know more about our association, or if you are a graduate of the University of Alberta in Human Ecology,  Nutrition & Food Science or Education majoring in Human Ecology, or a graduate of Home Economics or a related program from another educational institution, we invite you to become a member. Contact us at for questions and comments.



CHEF Resource for Youth Award
The Canadian Home Economics Foundation (CHEF) invites applications from Home Economics/Human Ecology/Family Studies educators for projects or programs to benefit low-income or at-risk students. A total of $5,000 is available each year. Click here to read more and apply!

AHEA Conference 2018 Slides
The presentation slides from the 2018 AHEA Conference are now posted in the Members' Pages section of the website under AHEA Webinars & Conference Presentations

Transition Committee Report 2018
The AHEA Transition Committee report is now available to members.

Spring 2018 Fusion now available!
The newest edition of the AHEA Fusion Newsletter is now available in the Members' Pages section of the website!

Make the most of your AHEA membership

Did you know that you can customize your online profile?This will let your colleagues know more about your field of work. All it takes is completing a short biography.

Please take a couple of minutes to complete your AHEA online profile. Here’s how:

  1. Log into your online account at (if you have trouble remembering your password click “Forgot Password”).
  2. Click on View Profile on the left hand side of the page.
  3. Click Edit Profile and fill in the fields to complete the information. Scroll all the way to the bottom and fill in the Occupation Information and the Short Biography to display on your directory profile. Don't forget to save!

Upcoming events

Friday, August 24, 2018 12:00 PM •
Friday, September 07, 2018 12:00 PM •
Friday, September 21, 2018 12:00 PM •
AHEA Speakers Bureau
Are you looking for a speaker? AHEA members represent a variety of careers and expertise. Many of our members are available and willing to share their knowledge and experience with the public, whether it be as guest lecturers, workshop leaders, or conference keynotes. 

AHEA members' fields of work include, but are not limited to: 
  • Consulting
  • Coaching
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Fashion
  • Finance
  • Foods & nutrition
  • Family services
  • Interior design
  • Seniors services
  • Textiles
  • Youth services
Want to connect with one of our members? Contact AHEA Communications Director, Emily Dymchuk, at

AHEA is a proud member of 
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The content on AHEA's website, social media and other media was prepared exclusively as information. The views and opinions expressed in this document are not necessarily those of the Alberta Human Ecology and Home Economics Association

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