Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for kids is all the rage in education circles, and Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a hot topic in leadership and career development of professionals.
In the book Partners in Learning: From Conflict to Collaboration in Secondary Classrooms, Carol Miller Lieber writes that doing a meet and greet with students during arrival is critical to relationship building.
The NAA Code of Ethics sets standards of conduct for the afterschool professional and outlines personal and professional excellence encouraging the professional development of those working in the afterschool field.
9 New Professional Development Topics!
What is TurnkeyPD? TurnKeyPD is a series of PD resources designed to help leaders build specific core knowledge and competencies of afterschool and youth development professionals.
A message from Rachel Gwaltney, Director of Policy & Partnerships, National Summer Learning Association:
NAA's call for proposals (CFP) is open July 22 to October 16, 2015.
Convention is a great opportunity for members of the afterschool and education communities to share their expertise. We encourage all interested parties to submit proposals—we're looking for the best to present at Convention!
The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) recently awarded STEM microcredentials and digital badges to 44 afterschool and youth development professionals in Florida and Pennsylvania.
For many, summer vacation brings thoughts of sun, relaxation, and cookouts with friends and family—and, if you're like many educators and students, summer reading lists!
Based on session evaluations from the NAA Convention 2015 app, we've created a list of the Top 25 Presentations from the convention. If you didn't have a chance to attend these sessions, you may wish to visit these presenters' websites, follow them on Twitter, or sign up for their workshops if you see them offered in the future!