Executive Extra

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

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 09:17

Go for the Gold: Mastering the Leadership Game

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games just wrapped up.

Are you a current or emerging leader in the field of afterschool? The NAA 2018 Annual Convention—taking place in Atlanta, March 18 – 21—is designed to build and support leaders like you!

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 00:00

4 NAA18 Workshops to be Excited About

Workshops—the heart of the NAA Annual Convention—offer over 11.5 hours of professional development. Here are some of the workshops we're most excited to bring you in Atlanta!

Published in Convention Articles

Are you a current or emerging leader in the field of afterschool? The NAA 2018 Annual Convention—taking place in Atlanta, March 18 – 21—is designed to build and support leaders like you!

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 08:38

4 NAA18 Workshops to be Excited About

Workshops—the heart of the NAA Annual Convention—offer over 11.5 hours of professional development. Here are some of the workshops we're most excited to bring you in Atlanta!

Monday, 11 December 2017 05:16

Why Do I Mentor?

As an undergraduate, I wrote a thank-you to a professional who'd spoken to my Fundamentals of Public Relations class. I received a response that was, rather than inspiring or challenging, openly hostile and threatening. She called me "overly emotional" and "saccharine"—essentially, a kiss-ass! I thought I blew it.

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Monday, 13 November 2017 04:38

Be a Leader People Trust

Leadership development is a lifelong quest; it's an art, a discipline, a balance of many traits. One challenge for leaders is how to be authentic in the difficult situations we face each day.

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Friday, 13 October 2017 09:57

Stay with Me

All too often, employers are asking questions that could help retain a valued employee after the employee is already out the door.

Published in Executive Extra

Afterschool's current leaders and our next generation of leaders have unique needs—for inspiration, connections, and the opportunity to build or share knowledge.

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Two things learned throughout my career:

1. Language is powerful.
2. Great leaders never stop learning.

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