News

Check out the latest news about NAA and special announcements pertinent to the field of afterschool.

Bechtel Foundation Awards Grant to NAA for Building the Capacity for Leaders of Color in Afterschool

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 00:00

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) has announced it's been awarded a grant from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (the Foundation) to address a critical need—to develop and support leaders of color in afterschool.

NAA Welcomes New Corporate Advisory Board Members

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 15:13

NAA's Corporate Advisory Board (CAB), established to help further the goals and mission of NAA and to educate and encourage corporate investment in afterschool programming, welcomes two new members: Ron DeChristoforo from Texas Instruments and Laura Kreutzer from Cedar Fair Entertainment Company.

KIT and NAA Partner to Support Disability Inclusion in Afterschool Programs

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 16:14

According to UNICEF, 1 out of every 20 children aged 14 or younger (93 million kids worldwide) is living with a moderate or severe disability, leading them to be marginalized and excluded from their schools or communities.

2019 Next Generation in Afterschool Leaders Announced

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 00:00

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA), the lead organization for the advancement of the afterschool professional, recently selected its 2019 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders.

NAA Publishes Stronger Together Report

Thursday, 13 December 2018 00:00

Recently NAA surveyed their 34 State Affiliates in an effort to collect information about the national and state/local impact on the field of afterschool.

Afterschool Swag/Merchandise

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 00:00

Those who work in afterschool programs make a difference in the lives of young people every day and that should be celebrated!

The Genius of Play and The National Afterschool Association Partner to Launch the Play Ambassadors Program

Monday, 10 September 2018 16:40

Ambassadors to Advocate the Importance of Play for Children

National STEM OST PD and Credentialing System Enters its Final Pilot Year

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 15:57

As the voice of the afterschool profession and the professional association for the field, NAA is positioned to be the industry-recognized credentialing body for STEM facilitation skills and other afterschool content areas.

NAA Appoints New Board Members

Thursday, 12 July 2018 00:00

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) recently appointed four new members to its Board of Directors.

NAA Announces 2018 Most Influential in Research and Evaluation

Monday, 25 June 2018 15:19

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA), the lead organization for the advancement of the afterschool professional, recently announced its Most Influential in Research and Evaluation 2018 honorees.

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