Founded in 1908, the National Governors Association (NGA)is the collective voice of the nation’s governors and one of Washington, D.C.’s most respected public policy organizations. Its members are the governors of the 55 states, territories and commonwealths. NGA provides governors and their senior staff members with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key federal issues to developing and implementing innovative solutions to public policy challenges through the NGA Center for Best Practices. NGA also provides management and technical assistance to both new and incumbent governors.

Solutions Through Higher Education is a public education effort aimed at raising awareness of the critical role higher education plays in ensuring economic prosperity for our country and our citizens. Our mission is to raise the educational level of all Arizonans and help residents understand the importance of investment in education.