Awards & Recognition

NAA and our partners are doing some great things to elevate the field of afterschool!

Monday, 13 February 2017 00:00

Step Up Your HEPA Game at NAA17

Did you know that The National Afterschool Association is a great resource for professional development supporting healthy eating and physical activity (HEPA) in afterschool? A recent survey of the Afterschool Today magazine readers listed NAA as a place to get valuable resources and information to improve HEPA offerings and teaching practices.

Published in Convention Articles
Thursday, 02 February 2017 00:00

Step Up Your STEM Game at NAA17

Did you know that The National Afterschool Association is a great resource for STEM professional development? In a recent survey of the afterschool community, 98% of respondents listed NAA as a place to get valuable resources and information to improve STEM offerings and teaching practices.

Published in Convention Articles
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 05:24

Modeling Leadership

People too often associate leadership with a status to be earned, or a title that bestows power. Certainly, under some circumstances, those definitions are accurate. But I like to think of leadership differently.

Out-of-school time providers are in a unique position to support or hinder healthy eating and physical activity for youth.

Do you know someone under the age of 30 who is doing great things in the field of afterschool? Please nominate him or her for Afterschool's Next Generation 2017 Award sponsored by S&S Worldwide!

Published in News
Monday, 01 August 2016 12:32

Meeting Them Where They Are

Social workers use the phrase, "Be where the client is." It's meant to teach how to initially engage the client by meeting them where they are, versus telling them how and where to be.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 00:00

Five Ways to Reduce STEM Anxiety

Fill in the blank. I would rather _________ than do a math problem.

1. Eat worms
2. Clean a bathroom
3. Write an essay
4. Give a speech
5. Not eat for a day
6. Dump ice on my head

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 08:53

Step Into Your Leadership

10 Tips for Stepping Into Your Leadership:

The role of a leader is one of great responsibility. These tips can help us fully step in with intention, dedication and courage.

The National AfterSchool Association's Leading with Emotional Intelligence Fellowship is designed to develop the emotional intelligence (EQ) of afterschool leaders. In the Fellowship's inaugural year, 17 afterschool leaders were selected. Each fellowship participant received funding to complete a culminating impact project. Here, we offer a look at some of those projects.

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The National AfterSchool Association's Leading with Emotional Intelligence Fellowship is designed to develop the emotional intelligence (EQ) of afterschool leaders. In the Fellowship's inaugural year, 17 afterschool leaders were selected. Each fellowship participant received funding to complete a culminating impact project. Here, we offer a look at some of those projects.

Published in Awards/Recognition
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