About

The members of the Professional Standards Division:

  • Serve as experts within and for the Association on the Standards of Professional Practice and the Professional Competency Areas, researching, presenting, and/or publishing with regard to their current or potential utility
  • Consult with Association leadership, constituent groups, and members with regard to the application of the Standards of Professional Practice and the Professional Competency Areas to their work and the work of the Association
  • Participate in periodic reviews of and/or revisions to the Standards of Professional Practice and Professional Competency Areas
  • Create professional assessment and development opportunities pertaining to the Standards of Professional Practice and the Professional Competency Areas
  • Advise Association leadership, particularly the Vice President for Professional Development, with regard to the Association’s learning opportunities and related services for our members
  • Research, evaluate, and propose professional standards for the Association and the profession, based on national and global trends, needs, and member feedback
  • Serve in a liaison role with the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) for routine communications and stand ready to represent NASPA, if called upon to do so, in any collaborative work with CAS

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