Events

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

Events

ALABAMA
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ARIZONA
ACTEAZ Summer Conference
July 14-18, 2017 | Tucson, AZ
Conference highlights: Camp M&M, ACTEAZ Premier Series, ADE Local Directors Meeting, Keynote Session, ACTEAZ Attendee Networking Reception, ACTEAZ Awards Breakfast and much more!

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

CALIFORNIA
LDI 360/365 Recognition Ceremony
June 16, 2017 | Los Angeles, CA
Join us for drinks and appetizers as we honor emerging leaders in the out-of-school time and early learning fields. Meet the Leadership Development Institute (LDI) 360/365 fellows as we commemorate their successful completion of the year-long, intensive program.

COLORADO
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CONNECTICUT
CLASP Alumni Event
June 16, 2017 | Hartford, CT
Join us for lunch and conversation and hear from national experts on topics that connect your program with the larger field of after school and expanded learning.

FLORIDA
2017 Afterschool Conference
September 27-29, 2017 | Orlando, FL
Located at the Coronado Springs Disney Resort.

ILLINOIS
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INDIANA
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IOWA
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KENTUCKY
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MAINE
Creating Positive Climates for Youth
June 29-30, 2017 | Portland, ME
The Maine Event: Creating Positive Climates for Youth is the 2017 combined annual conference of the Positive Youth Development Institute (PYDI) and the Collaborative for Perpetual Innovation (CPI). For professionals interacting with youth in or out of school, this conference offers the latest in research and practice in creating climates positive for everyone and strategies in social trust and youth development. Come visit the beautiful state of Maine this June and attend.

MARYLAND
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MASSACHUSETTS
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MICHIGAN
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MINNESOTA
2017 Summer Leadership Institute
July 20, 2017 | Bloomington, MN
The Summer Leadership Institute is a full day of engaging professional development designed specifically for early childhood and afterschool professionals that currently hold a leadership position (director, program supervisor, manager, assistant director) and those that aspire to a leadership position (teachers, site coordinators and other professionals), to examine and deepen their knowledge, skills and abilities in topics relevant to leadership.

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!

MISSOURI
Beyond the Elements - 2017 MOSAC2 Professional Development Institute
November 16-19, 2017 | Independence, MO
This year’s conference will take place November 16-19, 2017 at the Stoney Creek Inn and Conference Center in Independence, MO.

NEVADA
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NEW HAMPSHIRE
NHAN Annual Meeting
October 11, 2017
Save the date!

NEW JERSEY
Leading for Quality
August 8-10, 2017 | Westfield, NJ
This training is created specifically for you, New Jersey’s out-of-school time professionals, by the National Institute on Out-of-School-Time (NIOST). This year’s focus is: to develop your leadership skills, to foster relationships with your staff, and the youth and families you serve, and to positively impact the quality of your program. So, come boost your leadership skills, learn how to strengthen your organization through a variety of hands on, experiential learning activities and leave with a program improvement plan specific to your site.

NJSACC Annual Conference: Afterschool: What's Next? Thinking Outside the Box
November 17, 2017 | Princeton, NJ
More details coming soon!

NEW YORK
2018 Annual Conference
April 13-14, 2018 | Saratoga Springs, NY
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NORTH CAROLINA
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OHIO
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OKLAHOMA
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OREGON
Girls STEAM Ahead
July 8, 2017 | Wilsonville, Oregon
Join us for a special event, as we partner with NGCP and NASA to bring you a day of exploring Girls STEAM Ahead lessons and activities! Ten educators will be invited to participate in bringing “Recoloring the Universe” STEAM content and materials back to their programs!

Oregon Afterschool Conference 2017
November 4, 2017 | Salem, Oregon
Choose Your Own Adventure.

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

SOUTH DAKOTA
SD Early Childhood Education Conference
April 20-22, 2017 | Sioux Falls, SD

2017 Annual SoDakSACA Directors Retreat
April 27, 2017 | Keystone, SD
Betting on OST: Where the Kids Always Win! Join us for some fun learning and games to rejuvenate your life and your program.

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.

TEXAS
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UTAH
STEM Best Practices Conference
June 20, 2017 | Provo UT
The STEM Action Center is hosting a STEM Best Practices Conference. This event is a great opportunity to learn about STEM Best Practices from Utah community experts and leaders in our K-12 STEM community. The conference will highlight projects from across the state where communities are experiencing success with STEM learning.

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.

VERMONT
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.

VIRGINIA
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!

WISCONSIN
2018 WAA Annual Conference
April 13-14, 2018 | Green Lake, WI

WYOMING
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.