Statewide AESNJ Mission
The Alliance of Educational Opportunity Fund Students of New Jersey (A.E.S.N.J.) leadership is a community of New Jersey college students enrolled in the Commission of Higher Education's campus based Educational Opportunity Fund Programs. The mission of A.E.S.N.J. is the development of strategies and programs which strengthen the social, political, economic, intellectual, and spiritual welfare of EOF students operating under the guidance and direction of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association (NJEOFPA). NJEOFPA is a non-profit corporation comprised of professional staff--including directors, administrators, educators, and counselors from some 56 undergraduate college and university programs throughout the state.
- Provide leadership training opportunities for E.O.F. students and others, which enhance self-empowerment, and the ability to relate to and work with other
- Exercise social responsibility through community service and public education initiatives
- Actively network with youth leadership organizations which may be college, high school, or community agency based in promoting community development initiatives
- Strengthen the ability of Educational Opportunity Fund Programs and their host institutions in gaining the necessary resources for improving their effectiveness in meeting the needs of E.O.F. students