Executive Extra

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

A recent blog by the Readiness Projects Coordinating Partners provides four big considerations as a starting point for building back better and broader together as the only way to ensure we don't exacerbate inequities that existed before COVID-19.

Published in Executive Extra
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.

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 11:32

Building Back Better and Broader—Together

The field is seeing and hearing a lot about school reopening plans—from full reopening to staggered schedules, to all e-learning, or hybrid arrangements.

Monday, 10 August 2020 15:57

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.

Published in Executive Extra
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 10:17

Afterschool Is Essential

Our 2020 has been quite a year so far, described over and over with phrases such as, "unprecedented, challenging, and uncertain."

As a child of the '70s, Star Wars has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.

I love books. I love hearing authors read from, talk about or—in the case of nonfiction—demonstrate the practices from their books. It's especially powerful!

I love books. I love hearing authors read from, talk about or—in the case of nonfiction—demonstrate the practices from their books. It's especially powerful!

Published in Executive Extra
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 10:41

We Know Your Worth. You Are Our People.

Have you ever been at an event and thought: "I've found my people!"

The National AfterSchool Association recently published the article "Reading is a Way to Learn."

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