When I sat down to write an article for the NAA Newsletter—which I flag in my inbox, read religiously and forward to others—I found myself unsure where to start.
Everywhere, there's news of violence. Youth and community lives are valuable and deserve more than our reactive reassurances. As afterschool professionals and leaders, when do we say "enough"?
Providing afterschool programs and organizations with a roadmap for creating quality environments in which young people thrive is important. That's why NAA and the Council on Accreditation are joining together to affirm the continuation of afterschool accreditation.
The inaugural National AfterSchool Association's Most Influential in Health and Wellness selections and honorable mentions are distinguished for their strong advocacy for and support of health and wellness in afterschool.