NAEPSDP provides an organized forum for advancing the continuous improvement of Extension professionals working in the areas of program, staff, and organizational development and the improvement of the Extension system as a whole through:
- Discussing developing, sponsoring, and promoting educational training programs and activities that advance sound program, staff, and organizational development.
- Improving communication and collaboration by discussing issues, needs and opportunities of mutual interest.
- Developing and sharing resources.
- Advocating for the profession by promoting its importance within the land grant system.
- Enhancing multi-state efforts.