"Every year at Convention, people come up to me and ask me how it's going. I always say, 'This is for you, so you tell me,'" said Heidi Ham, Vice President, NAA. "Our goal at NAA is to inspire, connect and equip afterschool professionals—and Convention is all about the participant experience."
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.
This year for NAA's Annual Convention, we're offering something new. "Destination Play Dallas" offers participants an opportunity to explore the wonderful city of Dallas during their stay.
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.
We are pleased to share a preview of the 200+ Workshops, Learning Express and Poster Sessions that will be presented at the 2017 National AfterSchool Association Convention (NAA17).
Soon after "leveling-up" from the classroom to the world of afterschool, I discovered NAA.
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Like so many of you, I first experienced the power of the NAA community through the annual Convention. The crazy part is ... I didn't even attend that particular Convention!