The vibe at NAA's Annual Convention in Orlando was perfectly aligned with its Superhero theme: From the opening night until the final workshops, the unity, inspiration and energy were amazing! Those who participated left feeling supercharged and filled with powerful inspiration, new skills and strategies for their program.
Start planning your time at Convention! View the 2016 NAA Convention program book to see: complete workshop schedules and descriptions; plenary sessions; exhibitor listings and descriptions; and networking receptions and events.
NAA16 keynote speaker Dr. Angela Duckworth, a psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania and a MacArthur "Genius" fellow, recently met with Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll.
At the NAA Convention, on Wednesday, March 23, we'll learn how to put cutting-edge research to practice.
The Learning Expo at NAA's Annual Convention is much more than rows of booths and giveaways—it's an engaging, interactive and educational experience you'll want to visit again and again! Learn about the most innovative and creative ideas in afterschool from our 100+ exhibitors, enjoy networking with your afterschool colleagues, and test hands-on experiences and products via the Learning Labs.
Recently, the NAA Convention was ranked as one of the top Educational Conferences for 2016 by STEAM Education!
Are you ready to get "gritty"?
Cutting-edge researcher and MacArthur Fellow Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth headlines NAA16 for an engaging discussion on "grit"–the skill she believes is most closely tied to lifelong success.