Awards & Recognition

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

Core Competencies

Core Knowledge and Competencies-1

All professional societies share common characteristics. Among them are a body of knowledge and skills, culture, a code of ethics, and public recognition. The NAA Core Knowledge and Competencies have been developed to enable afterschool and youth development practitioners to demonstrate expertise and gain a higher level of recognition within their communities–particularly from school officials–that has long been sought after.

The competencies are grouped into ten content areas:

1. Child and Youth Growth and Development
2. Learning Environment and Curriculum
3. Child/Youth Observation and Assessment
4. Interactions with Children and Youth
5. Youth Engagement
6. Cultural Competency and Responsiveness
7. Family, School, and Community Relationships
8. Safety and Wellness
9. Program Planning and Development
10. Professional Development and Leadership

Core Knowledge and Competencies
Core knowledge and competencies serve to establish agreements across programs and funding streams about what it takes to work with and on behalf of children and youth.

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Core Knowledge and Competencies Assessment Tools

These tools serve to help professionals self-evaluate and develop a personal Professional Development Action Plan.

our Core Knowledge and Competencies Self-Assessment Tool to help professionals self-evaluate and develop a personal Professional Development Action Plan. - See more at: http://naaweb.org/professional-development/core-compentencies#sthash.FPuNufgN.dpuf
our Core Knowledge and Competencies Self-Assessment Tool to help professionals self-evaluate and develop a personal Professional Development Action Plan. - See more at: http://naaweb.org/professional-development/core-compentencies#sthash.FPuNufgN.dpuf

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Substitutions/Cancellations  

Participants substitutions are accepted. The current NAA Convention 2020 refund/cancellation policy remains in effect. Refund requests are no longer being accepted as we are outside of the 30-day registration refund request window. All refund requests received to date are being evaluated on a case by case basis. If you previously completed the refund request form no further action from you is needed.  You should expect to hear from us by April 30th, hopefully sooner.

Request for W-9

To receive a copy of National AfterSchool Association's W-9 form for accounting purposes, please click here.

ADA Accommodations

NAA encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its Convention. If you anticipate needing accommodations or have questions about the access provided, please contact convention@naaweb.org prior to registering.

 

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Presenters

Information on the 2021 Call for Presenters coming soon!

Questions?

View our FAQs or contact the presenter team at Presenters@naaweb.org.

 

National AfterSchool Association
2961A Hunter Mill Road, #626
Oakton, VA 22124
info@naaweb.org

Board of Directors

NAA's mission is to be the voice of the afterschool profession dedicated to the development, education, and care of children and youth during their out-of-school hours. NAA board members are deeply committed to this mission. They bring expertise in key areas and represent diverse perspectives. The NAA board sets policies, establishes benchmarks to measure progress, and allocates resources. The board exercises strategic leadership through its focus on policy, direction, and strategy.

Chair of the Board
Tracey Lay
Chief Talent and Collaboration Officer
EdAdvance
Litchfield, CT

Vice Chair of the Board
Carlos Santini
National Vice President of Programs
After-School All Stars
Los Angeles, CA

Secretary of the Board
Thea Pace
Area Manager
Champions
Marlboro, NJ

Treasurer of the Board
Derryck Fletcher
Vice President, Youth Development
YMCA of Central Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Board Members

Dale Blyth, Ph.D.
Retired Extension Professor and Howland Endowed Chair for Youth Development Leadership
College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

Tommy Brewer II
Deputy Chief of Innovations & Partnerships
Think Together
Los Angeles, California

Elizabeth Fowlkes
Senior Vice President, Youth Development
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Atlanta, GA

Ebony Grace
Director of Partnerships and Quality Initiatives
New Jersey School Age Care Coalition
Westfield, NJ

Suzette Harvey
President/CEO
Prime Time Palm Beach County
Boynton Beach, FL

Tasha Franklin Johnson, Ph.D.
Senior Director
Character Development Learning Institute at YMCA of the USA
Baltimore, MD

Anita Krishnamurthi
Senior Advisor, Office of External Affairs and Communications

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Dara Rose
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Program

Horizons National
Brooklyn, NY

Erika E. Rucker
Project Manager
BREAD (Birmingham Regional Empowerment and Development Center)
President-Elect
Alabama Community Education Association
Birmingham, AL

Michele Wilkens, Ed.D
Chief Academic Officer
Right at School
Evanston, IL

Denice Williams
Deputy Commissioner
Planning, Program Integration and Evaluation at NYC Department of Youth & Community Development
New York City, NY

Gina Warner
President and CEO
National AfterSchool Association

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Future NAA Convention dates and locations.

March 15 – 17, 2021 – Nashville, TN – Gaylord Opryland
March 20 – 23, 2022 – Las Vegas, NV – Caesars Palace*
March 19 – 22, 2023 – Orlando, FL – Gaylord Palms
March 17 – 20, 2024 – Dallas, TX – Hyatt Regency Dallas

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State Affiliate Events

ALABAMA
Events coming soon!

ARIZONA
2020 Annual Conference - Arizona School's Out, Make it Count
October 17, 2020 | Phoenix, AZ | Virtual
At the 2020 School’s Out, Make It Count conference, you will:

  • Learn the newest activities, curriculum & strategies for afterschool, before school and summer youth programs!
  • Gain over 4 hours of professional development from your choice of over 80 workshops, covering topics such as STEM, Social & Emotional Development, Leadership, AzCASE 101 series and Quality Initiative Series, and more!
  • Network with over 1,000 Out-of-School Time Professionals from across Arizona!
  • Interact with dozens of exciting programs, services and products in our Exhibit Hall!

CALIFORNIA
Leadership Intensive Retreats
When out-of-school time providers increase their skills and confidence as leaders, it benefits the young people they work with and their programs as a whole. CalSAC’s leadership and management training deepens the knowledge, skill and abilities of out-of-school time professionals, helping them lead and manage high-quality programs that bring out the best in the young people they serve.

Training: Onsite & Online
As Requested
CalSAC provides a diverse array of free and low-cost experiential, interactive training and learning opportunities that build the skills and confidence of youth development professionals at all levels, from line staff and practitioners to managers and program directors. From STEM to social and emotional learning to equity-based leadership, CalSAC has over 800 hours of curriculum available to meet a range of interests and needs. To get started, simply choose from an array of onsite or online training topics or programs and select your preferred date and time.

COLORADO
Events coming soon!

CONNECTICUT
Fun Fridays
Multiple Dates
TGIF! After school professionals will come together with context experts in a friendly and engaging conversation about one key area of after school program quality. Explore tools and strategies, try new activities and games, share ideas, and network with colleagues. Join us for Fun Fridays, and leave inspired and equipped to make your program shine!

Deep Dives
Multiple Dates
These intensive sessions blend fun, engaging content with a richer, more in-depth exploration of the most challenging issues facing after school program staff. Join us as we go deep, building reflective practice and making best practices and inspiring ideas into realistic, feasible changes to your programs. Build expertise and skill that will translate into improved outcomes for your children, your families, and your program.

2020 Tri-State After School Fall Conference
November 2020 | Virtual
A tri-state conference with the best from Connecticut, New Jersey & New York with both live and recorded sessions so folks can watch anytime.

DELAWARE
Events coming soon!

FLORIDA
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GEORGIA
Events coming soon!

IDAHO
Power Up Summit 2020
September 9-10, 2020 | Boise, ID
Our conference is for those who run programs or offer services that youth may access out-of-school: summer, afterschool, camps, or even online. Our theme this year is "EmPower Up!"

ILLINOIS
Homework Strategies in Action: Virtual and In-person
September 16, 2020 | Virtual
During this session, providers will learn new solutions to typical homework help barriers. The workshop will emphasize the importance of homework, along with tips and resources on homework assistance with the youth in your afterschool program. We will discuss creative ways to transform your homework time and space into a time for building independent learning skills and time management. We will also discuss making meaningful connections Fall 2020 Professional Development Opportunities 2 between in-school and out-of-school time, as well as the importance for having the appropriate supplies and resources on hand. Come prepared to ask questions and share your successes all while having fun during this interactive session!

The New Normal for Family Child Care: COVID-19 and Remote Learning EditionThe New Normal for Family Child Care: COVID-19 and Remote Learning Edition
September 16, 2020 | Virtual
Throughout the state, Family Childcare professionals face the reality as schools have closed due to the COVID, that school-age children are being cared for in their home longer than usual. A significant area of concern as we navigate the circumstances is how to proceed, given that the focus of learning has shifted from schools to homes. During this virtual session, participants will discuss practical ways to incorporate remote learning into their day (the new normal). Explore ways to organize your space and set up a schedule that supports children from birth to school-age.

Caring for Youth in Afterschool Programs during Covid-19: A new Discussion about Health and Safety
September 23, 2020 | Virtual
Covid-19 has changed every aspect of our day-to-day lives. Afterschool programs are no exception, especially as it relates to our health and safety. So how do we remain safe while safeguarding the health of the youth we work with? This training will give you updated guidance regarding:

  • Proper Methods of Sanitation
  • Proper and Frequent Handwashing
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Conducting Daily Health and Temperature checks
  • Immunizations
  • Policies and Procedures including Documentation
  • Facility Cleaning and Sanitation

The goals for the session is as follows:

  • Prevent potential exposure to COVID-19.
  • Identify COVID-19 symptoms along with other communicable diseases
  • Execute up to date Sanitation and Disinfecting Practices
  • Adapt and develop COVID-19 Health and Safety Policies and Procedures

IAN Professional Development Round Table Discussion
September 25, 2020 | Virtual
On Friday, September 25th at 10:00 the Illinois AfterSchool Network will be sponsoring a Professional Development Round Table Discussion with Thought Leaders in the field. The purpose is to inform after school professionals of the various training available throughout the state.

Developing a Social Emotional Learning Climate in our School Age Setting
September 29, 2020 | Virtual
When developing a SEL climate, all elements of the after school setting i.e. discipline, classroom management, schedule, etc. must reflect and uphold the skills and attitudes of social and emotional competence. Attendees will gain strategies on how to create safe spaces, learn creative check-ins, check-outs and participate in activities to encourage continued social and emotional learning through instruction.

Sharpening our Managerial and Supervisory Skills for Team Success! Are YOU Ready?
September 30, 2020 | Virtual
The transition to a Manager or Supervisor is a wonderful opportunity....but then what? Managers and Supervisors play a critical role in the successful management of the organization’s most valuable asset...its human capital. Being faced with significant decisions, increased responsibility, and challenging situations can make anyone question their ability to lead. This interactive training will provide useful and practical techniques to help Managers and Supervisors succeed, thrive, and grow. Participants will obtain the skills needed to:

  • Improve Managerial and Supervisory Skills
  • Set Expectations for Employees
  • Minimize Workplace Risks
  • Maximize Engagement & Productivity

Activities for Youth: Keeping it Safe, Healthy and Fun in a Time of Social Distancing
October 7, 2020 | Virtual
One thing that is constant in life is change. Programming for youth has definitely changed over the past year. As we look at youth programming as it is today - during COVID, how do we do it? During this training, strategies and activities will be shared on how to keep youth programs inviting and interesting in a time of social distancing.

Get With The Program! STEM Learning for ALL!
October 14, 2020 | Virtual
IAN is excited to introduce our wonderful new partnership with Texas Instruments to offer STEM programming to providers here in Illinois! Texas Instruments has a 75-year history of innovation with a strong commitment to education. Their corporate commitment to STEM education started with the company’s founders and remains stronger than ever today. Their belief in investing in education in order to fuel the talent base needed to continue advancing engineering innovation across the world. Their commitment to education is a strong part of their legacy, and remains one of our highest priorities.

Overwhelmed with requests to help students with STEM literacy? This session will take those who have never done coding and programming before through a simple approach to learning the foundations of all computer languages. These activities are steeped in math, science, and computer science concepts which will help youth realize the connection between what they are learning and how that intersects with STEM careers. But you don’t have to be an expert in any of these areas to have fun coding. Free resources using familiar technology will help you AND your youth Get With the Program!

All workshop participants will receive a 365 day subscription license of TI Nspire CX Premium Teacher Software to use to code and for use to explore what you have learned after the workshop!

Creating Virtual Safe Spaces that Foster SEL
October 21, 2020 | Virtual
During this interactive session, we will discuss creating safe spaces for both youth and staff both in-person and virtually that promote trust, transparency, collaboration, and empowerment; actively applying and exercising each area of Social and Emotional Competencies. During the interactive session, attendees will learn the following:

  • Creating norms
  • Identify expectations
  • Creating a vision in the after school setting
  • Restorative or positive behavioral management plans that are goal directed, and
  • Fostering SEL group exercises

Seasoned Leaders Training Series
Join us for a three-part series for seasoned leaders that will help you help your staff work together as an all-star team. The series will provide strategies, resources, and tools that you can use to (1) build a culture of trust and collaboration, (2) work with intergenerational staff, and (3) support change management in an ever-changing environment. At the end of each session, you will leave with strategies to test out with your team and we’ll begin the following session with a debrief and reflection period to share our experiences and learn from each other. Participants will also have the opportunity to share their experiences in an online group discussion between sessions.

Session 1: Effective Supervision: Building a Culture of Trust and Collaboration
November 4, 2020 | Virtual
In the first session of this three-part series, we will discuss the importance of trust and collaboration. We will highlight strategies, resources, and tools that you can use to help your staff work together as an effective team.

Session 2: Time for Teamwork: Working with Intergenerational Staff
November 10, 2020 | Virtual
The second session will build from our work in session one around building trust and collaboration. In this session, we will discuss the myths and truths about different generations, from millennials to boomers and in between. We will discuss the role of unconscious bias and share strategies you can use to facilitate communication among intergenerational staff teams.

Session 3: Change Management in an Ever-Changing Environment
November 18, 2020 | Virtual
In this final session, we will discuss how trust, collaboration, and strong staff relationships lay the foundation for effective change management in your program. Learn more about change management processes and tools that you can use as we navigate the ever-changing environment.

2021 IAN Spring Conference
March 27, 2021 | Bloomington, IL
The annual premiere conference for after school and youth development professionals representing all sectors of the field!

Regional Trainings
Dates and locations vary
Learn more about the different regional trainings offered.

INDIANA
Training Opportunities
Multiple Dates
IAN supports strong teams and programs by establishing standards and best practices, and offering tools for professional development with ways to measure success.

KENTUCKY
Events coming soon!

MAINE
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MARYLAND
Events coming soon!

MASSACHUSETTS
Events coming soon!

MICHIGAN
2020 Michigan AfterSchool Association Professional Development Conference
October 11-13, 2020 | Virtual
The 2020 MAA Fall Conference will be offered in a virtual setting for the first time and offers the best opportunity to come together with your colleagues to receive timely updates on the hottest topics in the Out of School Time field. Although some of you have registered for the face to face conference, and we know that you have enjoyed coming and being part of the Out of School Time community, the MAA Board honestly believes that this will be the best way to offer the conference this year.

The Michigan Afterschool Association Conference is Michigan’s premier conference designed exclusively for afterschool and summer program providers which will bring together youth programs, schools, and community partners and provide them with the opportunity to connect, learn new ideas, access valuable resources, and transform learning beyond the school day for Michigan’s youth.

MINNESOTA
Summer Leadership Institute
July 30, 2020 | Virtual
Due to COVID-19, and the desire of leaders in our field to continue their professional connections and development, the Summer Leadership Institute will be taking place virtually this year.

This professional development event is designed especially for those that currently hold a leadership position (directors, supervisors, managers, assistant directors), those that aspire to a leadership position (teachers and other professionals), and those that support leaders and leadership (coaches, trainers and consultants) to examine and deepen their knowledge, skills and abilities in topics relevant to leadership.

MISSOURI
Events coming soon!

NEVADA
Events coming soon!

NEW HAMPSHIRE
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NEW JERSEY
Events coming soon!

NEW YORK
Events coming soon!

NORTH CAROLINA
Events coming soon!

NORTH DAKOTA
ND Out-of-School-Time Conference
June 29-30, 2021 | Fargo, ND
High-quality professional development for afterschool professionals throughout North Dakota. This 2-day learning opportunity is open to any teachers, program directors/coordinators, leaders and staff working in out-of-school time settings. Keynotes and a variety of breakout sessions will focus on coaching, quality, student engagement, program & staff management, STEAM, social emotional learning, 21CCLC and more.

OHIO
OTAG Virtual Conference
August 11-12, 2020 | Virtual
The Ohio Afterschool Network, in partnership with the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Central Ohio, is proud to continue to carry on the tradition of this premiere professional development conference to help professionals and Out-of-School-Time programs get OFF TO A GREAT START!

Join the Conversation
Multiple dates
As we all face challenges and opportunities in light of new child care regulations, school district closures, and recommended social distancing, staying connected is more important than ever. Join the Ohio Afterschool Network in weekly calls with the Afterschool and Summer Learning field to share news, talk about ideas, hear advocacy updates and connect! Topics and dates listed here.

OKLAHOMA
Events coming soon!

OREGON
Events coming soon!

PENNSYLVANIA
Events coming soon!

RHODE ISLAND
Events coming soon!

SOUTH DAKOTA
2020 Annual Conference
October 8-10, 2020 | Brookings, SD
Save the date!

TEXAS
Events coming soon!

UTAH
Jump Start Virtual Afterschool Conference
October 16-23, 2020 | Virtual
UAN's Jump Start Afterschool Conference is a professional learning event for afterschool staff, educators, emerging leaders, and program administrators. Each year, attendees have opportunities to expand their knowledge of afterschool programming, network with others in the field, and learn new strategies to help improve outcomes for the youth they serve.

VERMONT
Vermont Afterschool Conference
November 6, 2020
Save the date!

VIRGINIA
Roadmap to Resiliency in Out-of-School Time | VPOST Virtual 11th Annual Conference
October 13-15, 2020 | Virtual
Roadmap to Resiliency in Out-of-School Time was born from the context of 2020. It has been a year like no other, forcing us all to navigate a pandemic and the challenges that have come with it. Adding further complexity, we are in a pivotal moment in addressing individual and systemic racism. OST educators strive to meet the resulting needs of youth, the community, and themselves, in a fluid and unprecedented environment. Join us to connect and gain innovative strategies and insights to meet this challenge!

WASHINGTON
2020 Bridge Conference: The Seeds We Sow
October 27-30, 2020 | Virtual
Equity...
Belonging…
Leadership…
Change…
Nourishing…
Innovation…
Community…

These words represent the values we hope to bring forward and incorporate throughout the Bridge Conference experience. As the spaces in which we connect and collaborate began to shift for 2020, our Bridge Advisory Committee grounded ourselves in these values as we reimagined what Bridge could look like on a virtual platform.

WISCONSIN
WCCAA Annual Conference
February 17-19, 2021
Save the date for what will be another outstanding gathering of child care administrators, directors, owners and champions of the child care industry.

WYOMING
The Wyoming Nonprofit Conference
August 2021
Save the date!

 

Promotional Items

Newly revamped promotional opportunities and sponsorship program!

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Expand your reach with other NAA Convention 2020 and year-round opportunities! Deadline is January 28, 2020!

Interested in reinforcing your brand influence with promotional items or sponsorship?

Looking to increase your footprint, deep-dive into a specialized segment of the community or develop a year-round engagement package?

We are here to strategize with you to develop the best plan of action. Let NAA help you build a promotional or sponsorship package.

New options and the ability to build packages that culminate into sponsorship tiers! Sponsorship Tiers are achieved by purchasing exhibit space and/or promotional items which meet or exceed the following:

  • Tier I – $11,800 minimum
  • Tier II – $8,500 minimum
  • Tier III – $5,500 minimum

Organizations that reach the sponsorship threshold receive the following benefits, in addition to the purchased booth space or promotional items:

  • Listed as the relevant level sponsor on convention website with URL link.
  • Highlighted on convention signage, convention app, and print and digital versions of the program book.
  • Recognized on general session opening slides.
  • Sponsor ribbons for booth and organization personnel.

NAA20 Educational Session Promotional Opportunity

Exhibitors and promotional partners can submit an educational session proposal. This popular opportunity is highly competitive, and space is limited. Click here for the most up to date information.

NOTE: If you have questions about developing or submitting a proposal, please contact the session development team at presenters@naaweb.org.

Promotional Items and Opportunities

During NAA Convention 2020:


NAA CONVENTION 2020 ITEM OR OPPORTUNITY   NUMBER AVAILABLE PRICE
  DESCRIPTION
NAA20 INVITATION- ONLY LEADERSHIP EVENT INVITATION  

25

$325

  Code that allows access to all invitation- only leadership events where you’ll meet key industry and organizational leaders.
NAA20 SWAG BAG INSERT   15 $750   Your organization’s swag placed in each participant’s bag. (Organization provides 1,800 pieces of swag.)
NAA20 PROGRAM BOOK AD – HALF PAGE COLOR   unlimited $850    -
NAA20 GROUP FITNESS   3 $1,000   Lead group fitness activity (NAA-approved) and receive logo on group fitness signage and in program book where Group Fitness is advertised.
NAA20 PROGRAM BOOK AD – FULL PAGE COLOR   unlimited $1,250    -
NAA20 COFFEE BREAK (NON-EXCLUSIVE)   6 $1,500   Signage at Coffee Break locations, with logo.
NAA20 PLENARY SESSION CHAIR DROP   4 $1,500   Your organization’s swag placed on chairs prior to one plenary session. (Organization provides 1,800 pieces of swag.)
NAA20 REGISTRATION DESK (NON-EXCLUSIVE)   2 $2,000   Your organization’s logo on the bottom kick panels of the registration counters.
NAA20 AFFILIATE LEADER MEETING BREAK   1 $2,500   Break snacks provided to Affiliate Leaders, with your organization getting 10 minutes of facetime with these key state leaders.
NAA20 BREAKFAST (NON-EXCLUSIVE)   12 $2,500   Signage at Sponsored Breakfast, with logo.
NAA20 EDUCATIONAL SESSION GUARANTEE   10 $2,500   Session submitted through RFP portal and subject to NAA approval and timelines. Limit two (2) per organization.
NAA20 SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST SPONSORSHIP   3 $2,500   Sole sponsor of a particular contest.
NAA20 WELCOME RECEPTION DRINK TICKETS   1 $2,500   Signage and placard recognition at reception.
NAA20 ASL INTERPRETER SERVICES   4 $3,000   Provides ASL interpreters for plenary sessions and up to three convention participants, your organization recognized during general session, program book, and app.
NAA20 LUNCH (NON-EXCLUSIVE)   10 $3,500   Signage at Sponsored Luncheon.
NAA20 WELCOME RECEPTION (NON-EXCLUSIVE)   5 $4,500   Signage throughout reception area (Exhibit Hall).
NAA20 MOBILE APP
(EXCLUSIVE)
  1 $5,000   Overall sponsor for the mobile app. Additional advertisers and other promotional items will be in different parts of the app.
NAA20 GENERAL SESSION VIDEO PRESENTATION   3 $5,500   Video shown during session. It must be meaningful and relevant to the audience, limited to two (2) minutes and pre-approved by NAA.
NAA20 SWAG BAG
(EXCLUSIVE)
  1 $6,500   Official sponsor of the tote bags given to every participant at registration. Company logo printed in one color, on one side of the convention bag.
NAA20 GENERAL SESSION REMARKS   2 $7,500   Remarks must be meaningful and relevant to the audience, limited to two (2) minutes and pre-approved by NAA.
NAA20 LANYARD AND BADGE HOLDER (EXCLUSIVE)   1 $7,500   Organization’s single-color logo on lanyard and badge holder, which each participant is required to wear at all convention functions.
NAA20 ELECTRONICS CHARGING STATION   1 $8,500   Everyone needs to charge their devices. Why not have them utilize a charging station that has your brand all over it?
NAA20 HOTEL KEY CARDS
(EXCLUSIVE)
  1 $8,500   Your organization’s design will appear on participant guest keycards at convention hotel.

 

Offered year-round:

NAA CONVENTION 2020 ITEM OR OPPORTUNITY   NUMBER AVAILABLE PRICE   DESCRIPTION
SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS   25  $325   Your message and link posted on NAA’s social media channels—Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn—and boosted on Facebook and Instagram. (Reach up to 10,000)
(1) MONTH: BOX AD ON NAAWEB.ORG   5  $450   Be seen by up to 41,000 page views per month!
eNEWSLETTER ARTICLE SPONSORED CONTENT   48  $775   Linking to web article. Approximately 200 words. Must be meaningful and relevant to the audience and is subject to pre-approval/editing by NAA. (Reach up to 30,000)
AFTERSCHOOL TODAY MAGAZINE EDITORIAL   4  $1,125   Content (minimum of 100 words, in one issue) featuring your organization in AfterSchool Today magazine.
(3) MONTHS: BOX AD ON NAAWEB.ORG   5  $1,148   Be seen by up to 41,000 page views per month!
SPONSORED eBLAST   12  $2,250   Promote your offerings in a dedicated eBlast to all NAA members. Sponsored eBlasts are from NAA, on behalf of the sponsor. Must be meaningful and relevant to the audience and are subject to pre- approval/editing by NAA. (Reach up to 30,000)
(6) MONTHS: BOX AD ON NAAWEB.ORG   5  $2,295   Be seen by up to 41,000 page views per month!
VIDEO ON NAAWEB.ORG   3  $2,500   2 1⁄2-minute maximum. Must be meaningful and relevant to the audience and is subject to NAA pre-approval.
WEBINAR SPONSORSHIP   4  $2,750   Meaningful and relevant content provided and presented by your organization. Must be approved by NAA prior to scheduling. Webinar promoted over a four-week period via social media, eNewsletter, and dedicated eBlast, and provides you with direct leads.
(1) YEAR: BOX AD ON NAAWEB.ORG   5  $4,320   Be seen by up to 41,000 page views per month!

 

 


Thank you to our 2020 sponsors!

 


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Exhibit Questions

For questions on Exhibiting, contact exhibit-sponsor@naaweb.org


Network! Connect! Make New Contacts! Share Ideas!

Become an exhibitor and demonstrate the important features and benefits of your product or service.

NAA is the national professional membership association for people who work with and on behalf of youth during out-of-school time. NAA contributes to young people’s success by supporting, developing, and advocating for afterschool professionals and leaders. NAA is 30,000 individuals and 32 state affiliates strong. Join over 2,300 members of our community at NAA Convention 2020—where afterschool professionals and leaders gather to get inspired, connected, learn and share!

For three decades, the NAA Convention has focused on improving the quality of afterschool programs for youth across the nation.

Demonstrate the features and benefits of your product or service to your target audience, generate leads, and increase your brand awareness. Whether attendees are new to the field, seasoned professionals, or allied industries they are all eager to learn more about the valuable professional resources available to them by partnering with NAA and convention.

 

About Us

The National AfterSchool Association is the voice of the afterschool profession. We are the national membership organization for professionals who work with and on behalf of children and youth during out-of-school time.

NAA’s mission is to promote development, provide education and encourage advocacy for the out-of-school-time community to further the afterschool profession.

We exist to inspire, connect and equip afterschool professionals.

NAA Members:

We respect and celebrate the diversity of our members who include afterschool program directors, coordinators, sponsors, front-line staff, school leaders, principals, teachers, paraprofessionals, board of education members, non-profit leaders, advocates, community leaders, policymakers, researchers and more.

To engage the breadth of knowledge and expertise in our profession, we have designed two membership levels for individuals:

  • Executive – only $99 and designed specifically for afterschool leaders.
  • Ambassador – FREE and includes benefits and value for entry and developing professionals.

NAA Provides:

  • Publications, resources and services that reflect best-practice thinking of the profession.
  • Dissemination of ideas and information that support the professional development needs of members in the field.
  • The only national convention in the field for afterschool professionals.
  • A user-friendly, informational website and regular electronic communications for members.
  • Access to affordable training, technical assistance and professional development for afterschool program staff.
  • Access to a members-only professional resources and consultation services.

NAA Advocates:

  • That equitable, adequate and accessible afterschool program opportunities are created universally and that investments in afterschool programming come from school, local community, state and federal for-profit and non-profit sources.
  • We participate in efforts to create public awareness about the importance, benefits and return on investment of afterschool programming.
  • NAA is working to assure that the vision of high-quality learning experiences for all children and youth, both in and out of school, becomes a reality through the application of the NAA core competencies in afterschool programs. NAA recognizes that quality afterschool programs provide positive child and youth development and meet a critical need for keeping kids safe and families productively employed.
  • NAA fights for families who need a wide range of interesting and age-appropriate programming choices available and accessible when their children are not in school.

NAA Leadership:

NAA State Affiliates:
NAA has State Affiliates across the United States. Our Affiliates are statewide organizations aligned with NAA’s mission to inspire, connect and equip afterschool professionals. Affiliate missions' and strategies' promote quality afterschool programs and professional development in their states. The strong and supportive relationships between NAA and its State Affiliates creates a national network that builds connectivity among stakeholders and creates opportunities for engagement that ensure vibrant future for our field.

Most State Affiliates offer benefit packages that include local benefits and an NAA Ambassador level membership. To get connected your State Affiliate and to take advantage of local benefits, click here.

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