- Promotes and provides professional development opportunities for adult educators.
- Publishes and distributes relevant information about lifelong learning.
- Supports and strengthens member associations within the states of the region.
NDALL is a member of the Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE), which is organized to advance national and international adult education and literacy opportunities for all persons.
LINCS is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) to expand evidence-based practice in the field of adult literacy.