Executive Extra

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

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.

The Genius of Play and NAA Partner to Launch the Play Ambassadors Program

Monday, 17 September 2018 11:44

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.

The Systemic Disregard for Frontline Staff

Monday, 17 September 2018 00:00

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

NAA Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards Streamlined in Version 2.0

Monday, 20 August 2018 10:35

Studies show that healthy, active children learn better, perform better academically and experience fewer behavioral problems.

Lessons From Italy

Monday, 20 August 2018 09:24

In June, NAA's International Learning Exchange (ILE) took place in Rome, Italy—where there were many lessons learned, visions shared and leaders leaving feeling inspired to impact their communities. Devan Blackwell, M.A., an Executive Member of NAA, has outlined his five key takeaway ideas from the event.

Amazing Things Kids Say That Will Help Your Leadership

Friday, 13 July 2018 09:10

A recent New York Times article reported that when asked to draw a leader, both male and female executives generally drew a man.

Journal of Youth Development: Call for Youth Submissions

Friday, 13 July 2018 09:02

The Journal of Youth Development (JYD) is issuing a companion call for youth submissions for a special issue designed to expand the dialogue on immigrant, refugee and border youth in the United States by bringing multiple voices and perspectives of researchers, practitioners and youth to the forefront.

Boost Staff STEM Skills Through Virtual Coaching

Monday, 18 June 2018 13:48

This fall marks the first time that cohorts of afterschool leaders will learn how to coach their own staff in seeing, recording and practicing vital skills needed for effective STEM facilitation.

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