Our Core Values are the foundation of the association. They continually guide our decision-making as well as our interactions with our clients and with each other.


Strive to strengthen our roles as leaders in our profession and be the model for the field of independent educational consulting.


Deliver the highest quality professional service in the best interest of the membership (and in turn to the families they serve).


Act with honesty and integrity, upholding the highest ethical standards in every interaction.


Foster opportunities for collaboration and teamwork within IECA and in the profession of independent educational consulting.


Promote ongoing professional development through conferences, seminars, coursework, and online venues.


Encourage mutual respect among independent educational consultants, clients, and partners, recognizing the importance of diversity and sensitivity.