Date: March 7, 2019
If you’re exhibiting at the 2019 NAA Annual Convention, you won’t want to miss this pre-event webinar!
Please join us for and informal yet informational webinar about how to make the most of your time and investment at the NAA 2019 Annual Convention coming this March in New York City!
Topics we'll cover include:
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Welcome, Afterschool Leader! The 2019 NAA Annual Convention (NAA19) coming to New York City, March 15-18, includes targeted opportunities designed for leaders to connect, share and learn.
This year, we’re hosting a slate of “invite only” leadership events that include special opportunities - opportunities to network with other key leaders, special guests and to lend your valuable voice in support of afterschool and afterschool professionals.
Please review the leadership session schedule below.
Friday, March 15
Social Emotional Learning: Foundations and Futures (Invite only)
Interact with authors of the new volume, Social Emotional Learning: Foundations and Futures, while examining the foundations of social emotional learning in child and youth development community programs. The session will illustrate current cutting-edge practices in systems as well as programs, grapple with measurement, and discuss the challenges and opportunities of positioning afterschool and summer opportunities as not only contributors but leaders in this rapidly growing field.
Saturday, March 16
Creating a System to Fund Afterschool Professional Development (Invite only)
Share your experiences and ideas as we create a call to action to fund and sustain professional development for afterschool staff and leaders.
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Conversation with New York Times bestselling author and NAA19 keynote speaker, Gretchen Rubin (Invite only)
Recommended Leadership Intensives
Celebration of Leadership Reception (Invite only)
Join us for a special evening as we recognize NAA’s Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders 2019 honorees and honor Ellen Gannett of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time for her decades of leadership in the field of afterschool.
Sunday, March 17
Facilitated Conversation with NAA19 keynote speaker and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Drama teacher, Melody Herzfeld (Invite only)
Recommended Leadership Intensives
When registering for NAA19, use the invitation code NAA19InviteOnly. Using this code will secure your space for the “invite only” sessions and ensure that you receive further details. If you've already registered, please contact us at Convention@naaweb.org to have the invitation code added to your registration.
Presented by: Dr. Michele Wilkens
Chief Academic Officer, Right At School
Board of Directors, National AfterSchool Association
This 3-part webinar series addresses the challenge of staff turnover that many leaders in afterschool face. Participants will learn important insights and uncover actionable ways to drive improvement; management mindsets and motivation that influence turnover; and key steps that lead to fast and oftentimes dramatic results!
It is reserved for Executive members. Not yet an Executive member? Upgrade today!
Part 1 - Starting on the Surface
January 30, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Beating afterschool staff turnover begins with solid knowledge but there is often misunderstanding about what retention and turnover are (and what they aren't), how it impacts different stakeholders and who in the organization is THE key to transforming outcomes so great workers stay. In this first of three webinars, learn important insights from Dr. Michele Wilkens’ international study on afterschool turnover that will help you examine your organization and uncover actionable insights to drive improvement!
Part 2 - Uncovering Barriers & Solutions
February 6, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
The key to impacting frontline staff turnover is in the folks who manage them but what if they’re unknowingly keeping themselves from succeeding? In the second part of this webinar series, Dr. Wilkens shares surprising results of her study of afterschool managers’ mindsets and motivation that can either perpetuate or turnaround turnover.
Part 3 - Uncovering Barriers & Solutions Cont.
February 13, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Afterschool organization leaders unanimously want a reduction in turnover, but do they know which resources frontline managers need to see positive impact? In the final webinar of this series, find out the key steps Dr. Wilkens and her organization took that led to fast, dramatic results to beat turnover, benefiting children, programs, parents and the organization.
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MARCH 19, 2019
A Unique Opportunity to:
Registrants will be invoiced $295 for attendance.
Interested in staying coming in the night before, please feel free to book your hotel room through our conference registration platform here.
THE AFTERSCHOOL TECH TOOLKIT
Developed in close partnership with educators and afterschool professionals and with support from Google, the National AfterSchool Association’s Afterschool Tech Toolkit empowers afterschool professionals with resources and hands-on training to give students access to meaningful digital learning during outside of school hours. We are building an environment that supports the expansion and use of educational technology tools and digital learning in afterschool programs and we invite you to be a part of this work.
PLENARY SESSION SPEAKER
Jaime Casap is the Global Education Evangelist at Google, Inc. Jaime evangelizes the power and potential of the web, technology, and Google tools as enabling and supporting capabilities in pursuit of creating powerful learning models. Jaime works with educational organizations around the world, helping them find ways to continuously improve the quality of education by utilizing and enabling technology capabilities.
ED TECH MARKET SUMMIT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Contact Carole Berke at email@example.com if you have any questions and to build your contacts in this dynamic and growing market!
Shouldn't your organization be listed here?
|9 Square in the Air||600|
|Afterschool Coaching for Reflective Educators in STEM (ACRES)||302|
|American Pyrotechnics Safety & Education Foundation||410|
|Art of Stepping||1A|
|Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks||614|
|Box Hockey International Inc.||400|
|Cedar Fair Entertainment||412|
|ChildCare Education Institute||100|
|Council on Accreditation||502|
|Education Through Entertainment & Arts||402|
|Every Monday Matters||505|
|EZChildTrack Childcare Management Software||202|
|Facebook's Engineer for the Week||110|
|Find Your Grind||414|
|First Move Chess||610|
|The Fund Raising School IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy||9A|
|Girls on the Run International||503|
|Global Nomads Group||416|
|Hidden Spring Book Company||West Promenade (Level 3)|
|The Jr. NBA||616|
|The Leadership Program||8A|
|Learning Wrap-ups, Inc.||109|
|Little Medical School||602|
|Museum of Science - EiE||107|
|MySchoolBucks-Heartland School Solutions||112|
|National AfterSchool Association (NAA)||418|
|National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST)||228|
|National Inventors Hall of Fame/Camp Invention||204|
|New York Road Runners||6A|
|New York State Network for Youth Success||7A|
|Penn State Better Kid Care||200|
|The +/- Code||117|
|Reflection Sciences, Inc.||501|
|Right at School||101|
|Sanford Harmony at National University||507|
|SchoolCare Works (Procare Software)||303|
|Science Action Club||307|
|Siemens STEM Day||118|
|Space Station Explorers - CASIS||111|
|Speed Stacks, Inc.||506|
|SSI Out of School||601|
|Two by Two Character Development||304|
|U.S. Soccer Foundation||604, 606, 608|
|The Walking Classroom Institute||2A|
|World Robot Olympiad||10A|
|WRiTE BRAiN BOOKS||308-309|
|Wyman's Teen Outreach Program||125|
|You CAN Do the Rubik's Cube||123|
The versions of the learning modules that are linked below are text-only versions of the interactive training modules.
GET STARTED WITH TECHNOLOGY
SET A SHARED VISION FOR DIGITAL LEARNING
ADDRESS EQUITY THROUGH DIGITAL LEARNING
EMBED TECHNOLOGY INTO YOUR CURRICULUM
ACCESS TECHNOLOGY AND DEVICES
PROMOTE DIGITAL LEARNING IN AFTERSCHOOL
TRAIN AND SUPPORT STAFF TO USE TECHNOLOGY
Every module also has a corresponding training to help you take what you’ve read and put it into practice. Access the recorded trainings here.
We're happy to have you as an Ambassador member of our commuinty and appreciate your commitment to building the knowldege and skills that will ensure a bright future for the afterschool profession and the children, youth, families and communities it benefits.
Just a reminder that many of your exclusive membership benefits (such as archived professional development, program resources, newsletters and AfterSchool Today magazine) are available in your membership account.
Questions about your membership account? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Using the Rubik's® Cube in afterschool programs will engage your students in a variety of ways! Rubik's Cube units and lessons address a variety of STEM concepts and critical thinking skills. They also foster positive peer collaboration and helps teach many life lessons such as following directions, perseverance, memorization and focus.
Hundreds of NAA members have already taken advantage of the free resources You CAN Do the Rubik's Cube offers. Join us for this informative webinar and learn how Rubik's Cubes can benefit your program and the youth you serve, too!
About You CAN Do the Rubik's Cube
You CAN Do the Rubik's Cube is the educational outreach program of the world-famous Rubik’s® Cube which brings mathematical, cooperative, and art concepts together while empowering anyone to solve the Rubik's Cube. Free curriculum, resources, and the Rubik’s Cube Lending Program have been designed to help teachers and youth leaders engage students with an interactive way to increase perseverance, self-esteem, focus on 21st Century skills, and learn many math concepts.