The mission of the Association shall be to promote quality professional education of the veterinary technician student. In addition, we are dedicated to facilitating lifelong learning and professional development by providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas to stimulate improvement in veterinary technician education.

Our mission is accomplished by sharing information and experiences through our website and during our annual conference. The conference features a unique keynote speaker, several in-depth workshops, and many educational sessions facilitated by AVTE members and other industry experts who share their first-hand experience, best practices and successes so that you can return to your classroom energized, motivated, and prepared to teach the next generation of professional veterinary technicians.