The Northeast Region of The National Council on Black American Affairs

Mission & Values


NCBAA is committed to the following mission:

  • Improving diversity and resultant educational opportunities and professional development for African American students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Developing collaborative relationships with educational, business, governmental, and public service organizations with compatible goals.
  • Networking to maximize the achievement of career goals for African American students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Articulating positions on issues affecting African Americans in the formulation of policy and decision-making.


NCBAA acknowledges the worth of the individual and affirms its belief in the following widely shared values:

  • Lifelong learning and development for all people.
  • Collegial sharing of information and ideas.
  • Access to higher education for all people; increased access for the underserved.
  • Diversity of people, ideas and learning styles.
  • Teaching excellence and innovation, through intellectual, social, cultural, and technological enrichment.
  • Partnerships with federal, state and local entities that share similar missions, goals and objectives.
  • Volunteerism for causes, objectives and purposes supportive of the aims of NCBAA.
  • Recognition of excellence.
  • Role modeling to enhance student achievement, teaching performance as well as staff and administrative effectiveness.