NAA hosts a variety of events for the afterschool community, each designed to encourage networking, education, and advocacy for the field.

State Affiliate Events

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School's Out, Make it Count
October 28, 2017 | Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference

Lunch and Learn Educational Series: Working with ACEs Youth: Put It To Practice
November 17, 2017 | Scottsdale, AZ
Professional Development Series

Lunch and Learn Educational Series: Improv Comedy for Programs, Life and Health
January 19, 2018 | Scottsdale, AZ
Renowned humor and improv comedy instructor, Sean ‘Hoylarious’ Hoy, takes his improv students from basic stage presence to being able to act out an improv’ comedy scene in less than an hour by teaching his students the basics of improv comedy. These rules include being in the now, listening, observing, not planning and setting up you team-mate. All of this is done in a fun, safe and comfortable atmosphere where participants will be working out their funny bones and creativity muscles as well.

Lunch and Learn Educational Series: Importance of Program Evaluations and the Benefits
April 6, 2018 | Scottsdale, AZ
Professional Development Series

Advocacy Retreat
September 15, 2017 | Berkeley, CA
Strategy retreat aimed at identifying ways to enhance and grow local, ongoing, grassroots advocacy.

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2017 Annual Fall Conference
November 4, 2017 | Cromwell, CT
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2017 Afterschool Conference
September 27-29, 2017 | Orlando, FL
Located at the Coronado Springs Disney Resort.

Healthy Out-of-School Time Training
September 28, 2017 | Bloomington, IL
Come discover how your Out-of-School Time program plays and essential role in impacting the health and wellness of the students you serve.

Dealing with Behavioral Management in our Afterschool Program
October 20, 2017 | Harvard, IL
In this workshop, you will learn about developing positive and preventative strategies to effectively guide and facilitate children and youth behavior. Participants will learn about the six elements of operating a high-quality afterschool program, along with developing a “PEACE-PLACE” to help children and youth solve their own problems through effective conflict resolution management. We will discuss bullying prevention and share tips and resources you can use in your afterschool program. Come prepared to ask question and share your successes while having fun during this interactive session.

Not Just Another Leadership Workshop: How to Help Your youth Become Second-to-None Leaders
October 24, 2017 | Chicago, IL
Join us for a high-energy training where we take you through our youth leadership workshop.

Educational Leadershisp Symposium
November 10, 2017 | Bloomington, IL
In this interactive workshop, participants will enhance their understanding of social and emotional learning (SEL), including its relevance to afterschool programs; and learn effective strategies for embedding SEL into their existing programs.

2018 IAN Spring Conference
April 7, 2018 | Springfield, IL
Embracing the Future: A Focus on Children, Youth and Families in All Sectors of Afterschool and Youth Development

2018 Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning
April 9-10, 2018 | Indianapolis, IN
Two days of exciting keynote speakers, networking events, exhibitors, and more than 60 innovative, engaging workshops on afterschool and summer learning. Every year, the Summit brings together our state’s top talent to share the latest advances in our field, resulting in more than 750 youth workers, educators and community partners to connecting, learning, and accessing resources that advance learning opportunities for Indiana’s K-12 youth.

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Leadership Symposium
September 29, 2017 | Lansing, MI
MAA Leadership Symposium will focus on how leaders from different levels from front-line staff – site Coordinators, Directors, and youth – can work together to create high quality learning environments that reduce disparities among youth.

MAAC Conference
November 9, 2017 | Battle Creek, MI

Leadership Journey Series: Building Skills (Option B - Series 2)
September 13, 2017 | St. Paul, MN
Administering a high-quality early childhood program is an awesome responsibility; one that requires specialized knowledge and skills. Perhaps you feel like your education may not have fully prepared you for your current position. Perhaps you struggle to find trainings that truly meet your needs. Perhaps you never envisioned yourself in this leadership role. Whatever your story, we welcome you to join us for a leadership series designed especially for you!

Leadership Journey Series: Realizing Potential (Option B - Series 2)
September 25, 2017 | St. Paul, MN
Administering a high-quality early childhood program is an awesome responsibility; one that requires specialized knowledge and skills. Perhaps you feel like your education may not have fully prepared you for your current position. Perhaps you struggle to find trainings that truly meet your needs. Perhaps you never envisioned yourself in this leadership role. Whatever your story, we welcome you to join us for a leadership series designed especially for you!

Beyond the Elements - 2017 MOSAC2 Professional Development Institute
November 16-19, 2017 | Independence, MO
The annual MOSAC2 Professional Development Institute is an effort to raise the quality of education sessions for attendees and meets the requirements of the Youth Development Credential.

Celebration of Afterschool
March 3-4, 2018 | Osage Beach, MO
Join us March 3 & 4 to celebrate the professionals, programs, and champions that make Afterschool Work! in Missouri. Our two day conference will feature a special recognition luncheon on Friday at noon and a special keynote session on Saturday.

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Innovating NH's Afterschool for Tomorrow's Workforce
October 13, 2017
NHAN will be hosting a morning to actively plan for the development of partnerships between community businesses and afterschool programs. We will look at the roles afterschool programs can play in preparing our youth for college and the workforce in NH. Registration information coming soon.

NJSACC Annual Conference: Afterschool: What's Next? Thinking Outside the Box
November 17, 2017 | Princeton, NJ
This year's conference, Thinking Outside The Box, focuses on laying the foundation for long-term success in the ever-changing landscape of Afterschool, Out of School Time and Expanded Learning.

2017 Rochester Regional Training Institute
November 4, 2017 | Rochester, NY
Please join us on Saturday, November 4th for our Rochester Regional Training Institute!

2018 Annual Conference
April 13-14, 2018 | Saratoga Springs, NY
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Synergy 2018
April 25-27, 2018 | Greenville, NC
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Ohio Afterschool Network Summer Quarterly Meeting
November 2, 2017 | Westerville, OH
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Oregon Afterschool Conference 2017
November 4, 2017 | Salem, Oregon
Choose Your Own Adventure this year at our annual conference as we offer sessions in Social-Emotional Learning, STEAM, Family Engagement, Increasing Equity & Addressing Bias, Behavior Management, Program Management and more.

PENN SACCA's 20th Annual Statewide Conference
November 10-11, 2017 | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
More details coming soon!

South Dakota Afterschool Game On!
October 5-7, 2017 | Pierre, SD
Each October, SoDakSACA sponsors a statewide conference for professionals working with school-age children to fit its mission in promoting quality improvement through professional development. Approximately 200 after school directors and staff and others attend this annual conference for the excellent keynotes, workshop sessions and networking opportunities it affords.

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13th Annual Jump Start Conference 
October 13, 2017 | Ogden, UT
The 13th Annual Jump Start Conference will be held at the Eccles Conference Center in Ogden, UT on October 13-14, 2017. This two-day statewide conference is a great way to network with others and learn new ideas to implement into your afterschool program.

Behavior Management Institute
January 27, 2018 | Salt Lake City, UT
Save the date for this half-day training in Salt Lake City. Learn how to manage behavior differently in your out-of-school time program from University of Utah faciliators.

Vermont Afterschool Conference
November 3, 2017 | Stowe, VT
The Vermont Afterschool Conference is an annual event that brings together hundreds of expanded learning programs, partners, advocates, and educators from around the state for a full day of learning, networking, and celebration.

8th Annual VPOST Conference
September 18, 2017 | Newport News, VA
Save the Date! The 8th Annual VPOST Conference will be Monday, September 18, 2017, at the Newport News Marriott at City Center!

School's Out Washington Bridge Conference
October 16-17, 2017 | Seattle, WA
The premier conference for expanded learning professionals in the Pacific Northwest is returning to the University of Washington.

2018 WAA Annual Conference
April 13-14, 2018 | Green Lake, WI
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WYAA Annual Conference
October 4-5, 2017 | Cheyenne, WY
Our 9th annual conference on afterschool programs will take place at Little America Hotel & Resort in Cheyenne, WY.