Executive Extra

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

Monday, 21 September 2020 13:45

4 Things an Agent of Hope Can Do Amid COVID-19

Wow! We find ourselves as educators and practitioners in a very unfamiliar place.

Monday, 14 September 2020 21:48

The Role of OST Workers During the Pandemic

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have brought many changes to the delivery strategy for school-day and out-of-school time (OST) programs.

Wednesday, 09 September 2020 16:17

Have Patience. Be Kind. Do the Best You Can.

It's 9:07 a.m. and I'm just starting my day at work. I should have logged on by 9 a.m. at the latest, but I laid in bed instead.

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Help youth hit the ground running this fall by developing a plan for their future and understanding their interests, passions, and strengths.

Tuesday, 01 September 2020 09:36

10 Leadership Skills to Teach Girls

No matter our age, there's often a clear distinction between assertiveness displayed between males and females.

Numerous books—for adults and children—are great resources for learning about race, racism, structural racism, the history of racism, its implications for today's disparities, and embracing differences.

Monday, 17 August 2020 14:59

Skilled Professionals, Not Superheroes

According to Stan Lee, former editor and publisher of Marvel comics, a superhero is a person who does heroic deeds and has the ability to do them in a way a normal person couldn't.

"Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength." —Mahatma Gandhi

Recently, Gina Warner, President and CEO, National Afterschool Association, spoke as part of the U.S. Department of Education's 21st Century Community Learning Center Summer Symposium and touched on what it means to be an afterschool professional in the midst of a global pandemic.

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have brought many changes to the delivery strategy for school-day and out-of-school time (OST) programs.

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