To promote professional development:

NAPSA believes that professional development provides the main avenue for administrator success. NAPSA provides access to the knowledge necessary for the creation, integration and supervision of student services programs through its workshops, conferences and publications.

To mobilize for student program development:

As an association, NAPSA provides a network of professionals who can assist in the development of programs designed to meet locally identified needs. This effort is supported by information regarding current trends in student services and the changes brought about by changes in legal and regulatory standards.

To speak for student services programs:

NAPSA is prepared to speak for the needs of pupil services administrators and the students they represent in the nation’s capitol. NAPSA also provides an e-mail service designed to keep it members informed of current happenings in Washington.