About NPA: Our Value and History
NPA – Advocate for the International Network Computing
The Network Professional Association (NPA) was founded (1993) to
support the network computing professional and the ideals of an
empowered, continually developing, professionally certified, educated
and experienced IT practitioner. Among the objectives of the Association
are to unite computer industry professionals throughout the world,
to identify and meet the networking and career development needs
of these professionals, and to identify and to meet their education
and training requirements on their path to career growth.
The NPA does this today by ....
Providing relevant articles and interviews for the IT professional..
Building and promoting industry ethics and standards through our own Certified Network Profession Certification, through recognition of value to business and IT with our Awards for Professionalism…
Extending invitations to events and activities across the spectrum without favoritism…
Hosting an open IT job board for professions seeking work…
Catering to the NPA personas:
- Community College/High School Student – helping you on your potential career track
- College/Tech School – start building business connections; expand your practical knowledge of IT; tips to success
- Accomplished Academia and Professionals – expand your business & IT experience; lead and manage teams; build your communication skills; meet and link with likeminded professionals
- Fellows of the IT Profession – connect seasoned Business & Academia IT leaders as mentors; giving to the development of others; amplify professionalism as career direction; publish and expand recognition