About the NAPTA

The North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) is an organization of the Process Technology (PTEC) education providers and their business, industry, and community advisors cooperatively working toward their common goals.

The NAPTA is the standard–bearer of the PTEC curriculum. The NAPTA audits PTEC degree programs in North America and endorses those that meet its criteria. Several colleges have received the NAPTA endorsement.

Vision

NAPTA is the recognized partnership for the advancement of Process Technology.

Mission

Through collaboration of industry, educational institutions, government, and others, the NAPTA will support the development of a diverse, qualified Process Technology talent pool to meet workforce needs in North America.

Objectives

  • Develop standards for PTEC programs that assure quality graduates and regularly evaluate conformance to those standards.
  • Evaluate and improve the NAPTA curriculum and supporting educational materials to meet the needs of our industry and educational partners.
  • Participate in activities that advance Process Technology career awareness.
  • Drive instructional excellence by providing professional development opportunities.
  • Promote NAPTA resulting in increased partnerships with educational institutions, industry, and others.
  • Employ a budgeting process to address NAPTA needs and generate revenue to meet expenditures.