National Collegiate Athletic Association (www.ncaa.org)
1 What is this association’s goals statement? (You’ll find the goals statement in the Legislation & Governance area of the site.)
2 Based on the goals statement, who does the association serve (coaches, players, individual colleges, etc.) and who are its members? Is membership for individuals or schools?
3 Identify three to four benefits of having a membership with this association.
4 Click on the Resources link and click on Research and explore two or three of the links related to these two areas List each link you explored, give a summary of the information provided, and identify one item of new information you learned while visiting each link. Explain why the new information was interesting and how it is of value to you.
5 List two to three benefits to coaches of regularly visiting this association’s Web site. Be as specific as possible.
National Federation of State High School Associations (www.nfhs.org)
1 What is the mission statement for this association? (You’ll find this information by using the About NFHS link in the Quick Links list on the left side of the site’s home page.)
The National Federation of State High School Associations serves its members, related professional organizations and students by providing leadership for the administration of education-based interscholastic activities, which support academic achievement, good citizenship and equitable opportunities. They believe:
The NFHS is the recognized national authority on interscholastic activity programs.
Interscholastic activity programs enrich each student's educational experience.
Participation in education-based activity programs promotes student academic achievement.
Student participation in interscholastic activity programs is a privilege.
2 Based on the mission statement, who does this association serve (coaches, players, individual high schools, school districts, etc.)...