NASPA Region I - Massachusetts is dedicated to the development of students, colleges, and the profession. Our mission is to support various interests, ideas, and concerns of the statewide members by:
Serving as a resource for colleagues in Massachusetts
Offering professional development and networking opportunities
Collaborating with other professional organizations to better serve members
Priorities Advance diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging work within MA NASPA Promote personal and professional wellness Determine and evaluate niche programs for MA NASPA
Outcomes Apply knowledge in service to our students and campus life. Foster an environment that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Demonstrating cultural awareness and improving attitudes, knowledge, and skills. Identify tools and resources that will create positive change on our campuses. Reduce personal and professional stress that is leading to "burnout." Practice new approaches to student affairs, reducing the "great resignation."
Goals Assess the personal & professional development needs of MA NASPA members Demonstrate a presence on Social Media Promote professional development opportunities with the focus on DEI, to meet the demands of today's Student Affairs Professionals Foster personal and professional wellness through socials, stress reduction activities, and member recognition