Executive Extra

Monthly content focused on leadership exclusively for the Executive members of NAA.

Committing to Health

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 00:00

Five years ago, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) embarked on a mission to change the way park and recreation agencies look at health and wellness during out-of-school time.

Leadership Quality Cannot Be Recycled

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 15:00

Teaching youth about poetry is a fun way to get their minds thinking creatively—but that doesn't mean poetry is only for youth. Heidi Ham, NAA's Vice President of Programs shares her own poem on the value of leadership in the field of afterschool.

How Can Creativity be Taught or Learned?

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 17:58

According to a new LinkedIn analysis of member profiles, creativity tops the chart of soft skills that employers are looking for.

Reduce Staff Burnout by Providing the Right Tool

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 17:57

An unmanageable workload and lack of clarity around roles are two of the main factors that lead to staff burnout. Too much work and not enough time; being hired to care for children, then spending hours copying data from paper to computer ...

Program Staff Are Our Most Valuable Asset—Act Accordingly

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 15:20

Program staff are an afterschool program's greatest asset, yet many programs do not budget adequately for staff development.

10 NAA19 Sessions Leaders Won't Want to Miss!

Wednesday, 09 January 2019 00:00

Are you a current or emerging leader in the field of afterschool?

Funding the Future: Aim Higher!

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 16:35

Searching for more funding for professional development, programming or evaluation?

Journal of Youth Development: Youth Health and Well-Being

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 16:13

The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have published their latest issue of Journal of Youth Development (JYD.)

Rise Up! Passion. Purpose. Persistence.

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 16:01

NAA's Annual Convention is coming!

Five Ways to Lead Better and Keep Your Best Employees

Thursday, 11 October 2018 13:10

Out-of-school time leaders are perplexed by the turnover in the afterschool field.

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