NAA hosts a variety of events for the afterschool community, each designed to encourage networking, education, and advocacy for the field.

State Affiliate Events

2020 ACEA Conference
March 9-11, 2020 | Birmingham, AL
Save-the-date for Alabama Community Education Association's Rockstars Conference.

2020 Annual Conference - Arizona School's Out, Make it Count
October 17, 2020 | Phoenix, AZ
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!

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.

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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.

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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!"

34th Annual Spring Conference
March 27-28, 2020 | Bloomington, IL
Embracing the future. A focus on children, youth and families in all sectors of afterschool and youth development.

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

2020 Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning
April 14-15, 2020 | Indianapolis, IN
Indiana’s premier conference designed exclusively for afterschool and summer program providers! The 2020 Summit brings together youth programs, schools, and community partners to connect, learn new ideas, access valuable resources, and transform learning beyond the school day for Indiana youth.

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MAP Entrepreneurship Conference
April 27, 2020
MAP is excited to announce a new training opportunity for afterschool and summer providers! April 27, 2020 we launch a new initiative to bring entrepreneurship training to programs across the state. Download the flyer to learn more.

2020 Michigan AfterSchool Association Spring Conference
May 15, 2020 | Frankenmuth, MI
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.

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Full STEAM Ahead: A Mini-Conference
March 12, 2020 | Union, NJ
Full STEAM Ahead is back! Join us for a fun and exciting day of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) themed workshops! Start the day off with a fantastic performance, followed by workshops, a great lunch and another workshop session. Afterschool is a great place to bring in STEAM activities! We are looking forward to seeing you there!

2020 Annual Conference
March 20-21, 2020 | Troy, NY
School's Out, Make It Count!

Synergy Conference 2020
April 29-May 1, 2020 | Greensboro, NC
This year’s conference is themed: FUTURE IN FOCUS.

ND Out-of-School-Time Conference
July 28-29, 2020 | 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.

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.

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Mind the Gap Spring Conference
April 17-18, 2020 | Albany, OR
ORAEYC & OregonASK present their annual joint conference on April 17 & 18 at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany. Join us in our quest to “Mind the Gaps” in our system to better serve children & families in our community. We are all in this together to build collaborative systems & partnerships that help ensure no child falls through the cracks. Whether the gap is between school years, providers and parents, or youth themselves – let’s start bridging the opportunity together.

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Professional Development Workshops
Multiple Dates
The Rhode Island Afterschool Network (RIAN) is a statewide network of Rhode Islanders who support quality afterschool and summer learning opportunities for young people.

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WCCAA Annual Conference
April 29-May 1, 2020 | Appleton, WY
Save the date for what will be another outstanding gathering of child care administrators, directors, owners and champions of the child care industry.

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