Events

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

State Affiliate Events

ARIZONA
CLASS Workshop
April 3, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ
Modern Leadership, Adam Brooks

Leadership Series
April 3, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ
The Gender Game, Adam Brooks

CLASS Workshop
April 4, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ
Using Problems as Learning Opportunities, Tessa Brock

Leadership Series
April 4, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ
The Challenges of "Holding Space", Tessa Brock

CLASS Workshop
April 9, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ
Details coming soon!

Leadership Series
April 9, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ
Staff Recruitment & Retention Guidance, Manny Padia

Workshop
April 11, 2019 | Flagstaff, AZ
RESILIENCE Documentary viewing with Q&A session

2019 Annual Conference - Arizona School's Out, Make it Count
October 19, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ
At the 2019 School’s Out, Make It Count conference, you will:

  • Learn the newest activities, curriculum & strategies for afterschool, before school and summer youth programs!
  • Gain over 4 hours of professional development from your choice of over 44 workshops, covering topics such as STEM, Social & Emotional Development, Leadership, AzCASE 101 series and Quality Initiative Series, and more!
  • Network with over 750 Out-of-School Time Professionals from across Arizona!
  • Interact with dozens of exciting programs, services and products in our Exhibit Hall!

CALIFORNIA
Social Emotional Learning Training
Now available
Out-of-school time programs play an important role in helping young people develop confidence, problem-solving skills, self-management, and interpersonal skills. In this program, practitioners learn how to help young people build a solid foundation of character, which imparts valuable social skills for success in school, work and life.

Environmental Stewardship Training
Now available
Energenius® Out-of-School Time Program is an environmental stewardship curriculum designed to ignite a passion for science, fueling a new generation of innovators and environmental stewards. The curriculum is designed to engage youth to think about how they use energy, how energy is measured, paid for, ways to save energy and practice influencing others to take energy-saving actions. Additionally, the curriculum is uniquely and intentionally designed to engage families in energy and water conservation habits.

Fellowship for Emerging Leaders of Color
Application Coming Spring 2019
CalSAC's Leadership Development Institute (LDI) fellowships foster transformative change, allowing each individual to be part of the larger movement for equity and social justice. Through an intensive year-long cohort-based program for emerging leaders in the out-of-school time field, the LDI equips site coordinators to director level professionals with an aspiration for advanced leadership with skills in management and leadership. A foundational component of this project is to understand how power, privilege and oppression manifest in the field, and provide participants with the tools, confidence and network to create new realities for themselves, their organizations and their communities.

Training: Onsite & Online
As Requested
CalSAC provides a diverse array of free and low-cost experiential, interactive training and learning opportunities that build the skills and confidence of youth development professionals at all levels, from line staff and practitioners to managers and program directors. From STEM to social and emotional learning to equity-based leadership, CalSAC has over 800 hours of curriculum available to meet a range of interests and needs. To get started, simply choose from an array of onsite or online training topics or programs and select your preferred date and time.

COLORADO
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CONNECTICUT
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FLORIDA
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GEORGIA
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ILLINOIS
Fall After School Training Event
September 21, 2019 | Granite City, IL
Join us at Southwestern Illinois College for this training event.

34th Annual Spring Conference
March 27-28, 2020 | Bloomington, IL
Embracing the future. A focus on children, youth and families in all sectors of afterschool and youth development.

Regional Trainings
Dates and locations vary
Learn more about the different regional trainings offered.

INDIANA
Claim Your Calm: 2019 Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning
April 16-17, 2019 | Indianapolis, IN
Indiana’s premier conference designed exclusively for afterschool and summer program providers!

The 2019 Summit, brings together youth programs, schools and community partners to connect, learn new ideas, access valuable resources, and transform learning beyond the school day for Indiana youth. Join 600+ participants to experience:

  • More than 60 innovative workshops on leadership and best practices
  • Inspiring and high impact keynote speakers
  • Special Evening Networking Reception at the Indiana State Museum
  • Spectacular Exhibit Hall
  • Champion Awards for Outstanding Programs

KENTUCKY
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MAINE
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MARYLAND
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MASSACHUSETTS
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MICHIGAN
Spring Conference
May 6, 2019 | Kalamazoo, MI
Join your peers and colleagues for the Michigan AfterSchool Association Spring Conference in downtown Kalamazoo. This is your chance to interact, learn and grow together with your peers, be motivated by inspirational speakers and learn best practices in out-of-school time programming at the annual conference. This year we will be offering over thirty interactive workshops that will be on and off site with presenters who are experts in the field of early childhood, day and out -of- school time. You will have the opportunity to see what is new as you visit over twenty five exhibitors and participate in the silent auction and raffle that will be held at the conference.

MINNESOTA
Spring Super Saturday
April 27, 2019 | Austin, MN
Join us for a morning of learning and networking. You'll have a chance to meet and engage in idea sharing with others who serve school-age youth and earn 3 inservice hours at the same time.

Spring Super Saturday
May 4, 2019 | Burnsville, MN
Join us for a morning of learning and networking. You'll have a chance to meet and engage in idea sharing with others who serve school-age youth and earn 3 inservice hours at the same time.

MISSOURI
2019 MAACCE Conference
Pre-Conference: June 17, 2019 | Conference: June 18-29, 2019 | Osage Beach, MO
More information coming soon!

NEVADA
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NEW HAMPSHIRE
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NEW JERSEY
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NEW YORK
2019 Annual Conference
May 10-11, 2019 | Saratoga Springs, NY
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NORTH CAROLINA
Synergy Conference 2019
April 24-25, 2019 | Greensboro, NC
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OHIO
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OKLAHOMA
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OREGON
Oregon Afterschool Conference
November 1-2, 2019 | Salem, OR
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PENNSYLVANIA
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RHODE ISLAND
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SOUTH DAKOTA
Annual Conference
October 10-12, 2019 | Spearfish, SD
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TEXAS
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UTAH
Jump Start 2019 Conference
November 1, 2019 | Ogden, UT
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VERMONT
Vermont Afterschool Conference
November 1, 2019
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.

VIRGINIA
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WASHINGTON
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WISCONSIN
WCCAA Annual Conference
April 29-May 1, 2020 | Appleton, WY
Save the date for what will be another outstanding gathering of child care administrators, directors, owners and champions of the child care industry.

WYOMING
Leading with Afterschool: Reducing the School to Prison Pipeline, 3rd Annual Summit
April 25, 2019 | Lander, WY
The Wyoming Afterschool Alliance will present the 3rd Annual Statewide Summit on Juvenile Justice will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Lander Community and Convention Center in Lander, Wyoming featuring special guest, Nubia Pena – Juvenile Public Defender from Salt Lake City, Utah.

11th Annual WYAA Statewide Conference on Afterschool Programs
October 2-3, 2019 | Cheyenne, WY
The conference provides professional development, technical assistance, and networking opportunities for afterschool providers and staff, coordinators and directors, school administrators, early childcare providers, youth development professionals, and key stakeholders from across Wyoming.