When I first started at WINGS eight years ago, I spent the first few months at each of our afterschool programs in Charleston, South Carolina.
Transformational leaders inspire their followers through relationships and are characterized by positivity, a focus on developing their followers, and transparent communication.
The National Afterschool Association and The Genius of Play, an initiative to raise awareness about the benefits of play, are excited to announce the Play Ambassadors Program, a unique leadership opportunity designed for current emerging leaders and NAA Executive Members that are interested in sharing the message about the value of play with other afterschool professionals, families and communities.
Have you heard?
The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have recently published the latest issue of the Journal of Youth Development. The open-source, peer-reviewed, quarterly online publication is dedicated to advancing youth development practice and research.
Youth violence is a significant public health problem affecting thousands of young people each day.