We believe that NJASA Educational Leaders:

· have a vision for education and articulate that vision to the benefit of their students and communities;

· align the organization's purpose and values with those of its members;

· make an essential difference in the lives of children and communities;

· are leadership development professionals who facilitate professional growth and empowerment of others;

· model and generate commitment to shared values;

· attract and energize followers;

· provide a clear sense of direction; and

· are action oriented.