Executive Extra

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

Positive Youth Development and the Camp Experience

Sunday, 13 May 2018 20:51

The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have recently published their first double issue of the Journal of Youth Development.

How-to Guide to Interns

Sunday, 13 May 2018 20:45

Still not comfortable with the reality of millennials in the workplace? You may get your mind blown by the Generation Z cohort—your next class of interns. According to Forbes, Generation Z made up 25 percent of the U.S. population in 2015, making them a larger cohort than baby boomers or millennials.

Drop the ‘After,’ ‘Expanded’ or ‘Extended.’ We’re Educators.

Monday, 16 April 2018 10:40

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.

This We Believe

Friday, 13 April 2018 10:06

In the 1950s, acclaimed journalist Edward R. Murrow hosted a radio show titled This I Believe.

Transforming Staff into Leaders in Out-of-School Time

Friday, 13 April 2018 10:02

Transformational leaders inspire their followers through relationships and are characterized by positivity, a focus on developing their followers, and transparent communication.

The NAA Play Ambassadors Program

Friday, 13 April 2018 00:00

Be one of the few, the proud, the playful! 

Join the Play Ambassadors program help spread the word about the value of play.

The National AfterSchool Association and The Genius of Play, an initiative to raise awareness about the benefits of play, are excited to announce this special opportunity for our Executive Members.

Does the Work/Life Balance Exist?

Monday, 12 March 2018 13:35

 "Work hard, play hard."

"Living for the weekend."

"Life in the fast lane."

Learning How to Be an Agile Leader

Monday, 12 March 2018 13:33

Effective problem solving requires viewing situations from several angles.

The New Issue Is Here!

Monday, 15 January 2018 13:41

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.

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