H-CAE (The Council on Anthropology and Education) encourages anthropological studies of schools and other forms of education as social and cultural systems; aids in the development of the teaching of anthropology in elementary and secondary schools; advance the training of teachers and other educational specialists and professionals in anthropological theories, methods, and findings; publishes and promotes the publication of research results, curriculum studies and teaching activities related to anthropology and education; serves as a bond among those interested in anthropology and education, both professional anthropologists and professional educators, and aids in drawing upon the discipline of anthropology in the understanding and practice of education.