Purpose: The National Johnson-O'Malley Association, Inc. was formed as a nonprofit, educational organization for the following purposes:
To create an effective forum for discussion of educational and related matters of mutual concern among the members of the educational community.
To mutually develop standards of educational excellence for Indian students served by the educational programs within the United States.
To maintain appropriate lines of communication and collaborative efforts with other public, private, tribal and federal educators and educational programs.
To maintain formal liaisons with Tribal, State and Federal governmental agencies and other educational organizations, including but not limited to National Congress of American Indians, National Indian Education Association and other alliance organizations.
To advocate for Johnson-O'Malley Programs and the rights of Indian children from 3 years old through twelfth grade.