AfterSchool of Thought

Welcome to the "AfterSchool of Thought," a blog series for those with products and offerings for afterschool programs and the professionals who work in the field.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 10:03

Newfound Confidence: Batteries Not Included

At The Leadership Program, we've been honored and blessed to work with students all across New York City and beyond for more than 25 years. And sometimes, those students turn into our employees.

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 00:00

The Systemic Disregard for Frontline Staff

As employees and human beings, staff members want to feel valuable and valued.

Quality out-of-school is healthy out-of-school—and the NAA HEPA Standards are a critical tool in making healthier programming a reality for young people everywhere.

Help NAA learn about your opinions and experiences with social-emotional learning (SEL) in your before- and afterschool program(s) by participating in this online survey—you could even win some cash for you or your organization in return.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 00:00

Afterschool Swag/Merchandise

Those who work in afterschool programs make a difference in the lives of young people every day and that should be celebrated!

Published in News
Monday, 24 September 2018 16:12

Are You Enthusiastic About STEM?!

eCYBERMISSION, an Army Educational Outreach Program, is a free web-based STEM competition for students in grades 6-9.

Monday, 24 September 2018 16:09

Online PD: SEL, STEM & Cooperative Activities

Afterschool Professional Development should offer two things: Real takeaways to implement into your programs immediately and affordability and accessibility for everyone in your program. Check out these new featured online courses for out-of-school time leaders here.

Financial management know-how is often a weak spot for nonprofits—afterschool organizations included.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:52

Taking Action to Sustain Your Program

We used to talk about sustainability planning. Today, we need to take action to sustain afterschool programs.

NAA has announced its partnership with The Genius of Play, a nonprofit initiative dedicated to promoting the importance of play in children's learning and development, to unveil the Play Ambassadors Program.

Published in Executive Extra
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