a) To promote the use of merit, fitness, and professional
qualifications as the criteria for recruitment, selection,
appointment, retention, and advancement of public school personnel.
b) To promote among the members the interchange of ideas, data, and
information regarding operational practices in order to effect
improvement in the administration of school personnel.
c) To acquaint applicants in particular and to alert citizens in
general with the needs, opportunities, and procedures for securing and
retaining public school employment.
d) To promote improvement in employment procedures and training of
paraprofessionals and support personnel.
e) To promote improvement in teacher education.
f) To promote improvement in teacher certification.
g) To cooperate with interested community agencies and professional
associations in the furtherance of the aforesaid aims and purposes.