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Mission, Vision, Values, Goals
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NAE4-HA is an inclusive, diverse organization engaging youth development professionals by:

  • Providing cutting edge professional development through a variety of delivery methods
  • Encouraging leadership development and mentoring across generations
  • Cultivating networking to strengthen positive youth development programming globally
  • Integrating scholarship, research, and practice


NAE4-HA is the global leader in building positive youth development professionals.


Accomplishing our vision and mission requires many values, we choose to focus on the values of:

  • learning
  • inclusivity
  • excellence
  • and the actions reflected in our professional standards


Partnership Development/ Fund Development 2017-2020

Overall vision:
• Develop funds to support membership by keeping annual membership and conference registration fees financially reasonable.
• Secure outside support through partnerships development
• Donations to the association are easy to make, tax deductible, and designated appropriately

Events/Professional Development (PD) 2017-2020

Overall vision:
• To provide timely cutting edge professional development thru a variety of delivery modes.

Member Engagement 2017-2020

Overall vision:
• Provide a meaningful experience by contributing to the youth development profession.

Expanding Communication and Branding 2017-2020 

Overall vision:
• To develop engaging communication and branding opportunities for NAE4-HA across a variety of technology platforms.

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents
3801 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 190 | Raleigh, NC 27607 | T: (919) 232-0112 | E: execdir@nae4ha.com