To be an educational agency committed to students excellence in academics and moral character with relevant life skills for a better society.
The Anambra State Post Primary Schools Services Commission, was established as the Anambra State Education Commission by the Revised Education Laws of Anambra State of Nigeria, 1991. In response to socio-cultural evolutions, the Education Law of 1991 was amended by the 1995 Education Law (Amendment) Edict. The Edict among other changes to the education sector, changed the name of the Commission from the Anambra State Education Commission to the Anambra State Post Primary Schools Services Commission (ANSPPSSC). The Commission by that law became a body corporate with perpetual succession, a common seal and with power to sue and be sued in its corporate name.
The Commission consists of a Chairman, who is the Chief Executive of the Commission, and four other members appointed on full-time basis by the Governor of the State. The Commission also has a Secretary, appointed by the Governor of the State, who is responsible for the day to day administration of the affairs of the Commission, conducts the correspondence and keeps the records thereof and performs such other administrative duties as the Commission may from time to time direct, or which are placed on her by law.
The PPSSC has its headquarters in Awka with six zonal offices at Aguata, Awka, Nnewi, Ogidi, Onitsha and Otuocha. The headquarters has six departments and four autonomous units under which the staff are categorized. The headquarters staff, operate under six directors and four Heads of units.