Professional Development

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"Pop Music tells you everything's OK, while rock music tells you that it is not OK, but you change it."
—Bono

This past summer, members of the National AfterSchool Association spent time with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and other organizations in Ireland as part of their annual International Learning Exchange.

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 04:51

Teaching Cooperation Through Crafting

In a world where technology has shortened the distance between people, it's critical for children to develop interpersonal skills. Communication skills are essential to high achievement in academic pursuits, and are essential to a productive and fulfilling career.