Executive Extra

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

The Science of Learning and Development in Afterschool Systems and Settings

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 17:41

Over time, there has been an increased value placed on supporting children and youth as a whole in out-of-school time settings, whether through research, policy, or practice.

Bechtel Foundation Awards Grant to NAA for Building the Capacity for Leaders of Color in Afterschool

Thursday, 07 November 2019 15:11

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) has announced it's been awarded a grant from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (the Foundation) to address a critical need—to develop and support leaders of color in afterschool.

SEL Afterschool: What We Know and How to Grow

Thursday, 10 October 2019 00:00

This past summer, NAA's Executive Member webinar series SEL for Kids Starts with the Adults dove into the reports that support SEL in afterschool, offered tips for choosing SEL curriculum, and guided leaders in how to assess their own emotional intelligence quotient and determine next steps to grow.

Landmark Report Offers Recommendations for Improving Quality, Equity and Effectiveness of Summer Programs

Thursday, 10 October 2019 14:39

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released Shaping Summertime Experiences: Opportunities to Promote Healthy Development and Well-Being for Children and Youth, a comprehensive report examining the state of the evidence on summer learning in America.

Understanding Outside-the-Box Thinking for Leaders

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 16:54

Thinking outside the box entails a process that involves the implementation of an unusual approach to logical thinking structure.

International Learning Exchange 2019: Scotland

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 00:00

This summer, members of the National Afterschool Association spent time with the Scottish Out of School Care Network (SOSCN) and Scottish Government in Scotland as part of the annual International Learning Exchange (ILE).

The Genius of Play and NAA Bring Play to Local Communities

Monday, 12 August 2019 14:34

This year, The Genius of Play spread its message to afterschool professionals and parents through a new partnership with the National AfterSchool Association (NAA).

Journal of Youth Development: Immigrant, Refugee and Border Youth

Thursday, 11 July 2019 15:44

The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have published the latest Journal of Youth Development.

What’s Afterschool Listening to This Summer?

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 00:00

For many, summer brings thoughts of sun and cookouts with friends and family—and if you're like many educators and students, summer reading lists!

Annual Convention Locations and Dates Announced!

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 00:00

Planning ahead is always a safe bet.

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