NACAA Purpose & Vision

NACAA Mission Statement

The mission of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA), an organization of professional extension educators, is to further the professional improvement of its members, communication and cooperation among all extension educators and provide for enhancement of the image of extension and the development of personal growth opportunities for extension professionals.

Goals for NACAA

In order to improve the County Extension Agent's role as a professional educator, the goals for the National Association of County Agricultural Agents are:

  • Promote the Extension educator as a credible, research based educational resource. . Enhance their leadership skills.

  • Increase participation in NACAA Programs and activities, including the Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference, and professional improvement programs as access to academic credit and educational resources.

  • Strengthen the involvement in NACAA of early career Agents, women and minorities.

  • Enhance NACAA's visibility with NIFA (National Institute of Food and Agriculture) and the Land Grant Universities.