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  • Now Is the Time to Advocate for Job Quality

    In partnership with our State Affiliates, NAA has fostered positive youth outcomes by supporting, developing and advocating for afterschool professionals and leaders for over 30 years. Read More
  • Stories That Shape Us: Brandis Stockman

    NAA's "Stories That Shape Us" series shines a spotlight on the authentic stories and varying career paths of the afterschool profession. Told from the perspectives of NAA members themselves, each story is unique and highlights the differences but also the Read More
  • Why You Should 'Show the Salary'

    Have you ever wondered how much money some of your colleagues in the field make, but then felt bad for even wondering such a thing? Well, there's nothing to feel bad about. Why? Oftentimes, salary secrecy is used to mask Read More
  • Stories That Shape Us: Joy Deal

    NAA's "Stories That Shape Us" series shines a spotlight on the authentic stories and varying career paths of the afterschool profession. Told from the perspectives of NAA members themselves, each story is unique and highlights the differences but also the Read More
  • Effective Strategies for Afterschool Program Budgeting and Pricing

    You love serving youth and assisting in their development. You don't love bookkeeping. We get it! Read More
  • Be Brave, Be Yourself, Be Kind.

    I found my way to youth development by way of youth sports and was hooked within the first 20 minutes. Not because it was easy—coaching kindergarten T-ball practice may be one of my more complex assignments to date—but because I Read More
  • Essential Reading List for Nonprofit Leaders

    What are the books that have helped you grow both personally and professionally over the course of your career? Recently, Gina Warner, President and CEO, NAA, hosted a conversation with NAA Executive members examining this question. Read More
  • Stories That Shape Us: Marhonda Williams

    NAA's "Stories That Shape Us" series shines a spotlight on the authentic stories and varying career paths of the afterschool profession. Told from the perspectives of NAA members themselves, each story is unique and highlights the differences but also the Read More
  • Stories That Shape Us: Dr. Roclande White

    NAA's "Stories That Shape Us" series shines a spotlight on the authentic stories and varying career paths of the afterschool profession. Told from the perspectives of NAA members themselves, each story is unique and highlights the differences but also the Read More
  • Social and Emotional Learning In and Out of School

    The new podcast series by The Wallace Foundation shares findings and early lessons from a RAND Corporation study of our Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI). The five-episode series features in-depth conversations with school/district and afterschool/out-of-school time leaders Read More
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