Executive Extra

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

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 09:59

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.

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.

Cooperation and Leadership: How to Prevent Youth Violence

Friday, 12 January 2018 11:34

Youth violence is a significant public health problem affecting thousands of young people each day.

Using Science and Engineering Practices in Leadership Development

Friday, 12 January 2018 11:23

Did you use the 4Cs today?

Of course you did.

But how?

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