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

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 21:47

A Post-Election Message from NAA

Like many of you, earlier this month we stayed up late looking at election maps, watching and reading the news, and doomscrolling social media.

In NAA's Reopening Afterschool Facebook group, members have been asked questions covering a variety of relevant and helpful topics with the goal of offering an exchange of tips between leaders and professionals in the field.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 09:41

Coaching for Transformation

For insight, Diego Arancibia interviews Julie Sesser of ASAPconnect. Coaching is a core technical assistance strategy for ASAPconnect. Coaching for transformation has been leveraged to support people and programs in California.

If you've been on a journey to create a more inclusive and diverse programs, you likely already know that equity must be made a priority in all facets of an organization.

Published in Executive Extra

In NAA's Reopening Afterschool Facebook group, members have been asked questions covering a variety of relevant and helpful topics with the goal of offering an exchange of tips between leaders and professionals in the field.

According to the Science of Learning and Development (SoLD) Alliance, youth need a system of supports that enables healthy development, meets student needs and addresses learning barriers. Cross-sector collaborations are one way to provide these much-needed supports.

In NAA's Reopening Afterschool Facebook group, members have been asked questions covering a variety of relevant and helpful topics with the goal of offering an exchange of tips between leaders and professionals in the field.

Afterschool professionals and leaders have a responsibility for providing healthy and safe environments, for young people and those who work with them.

To better understand young people's perceptions of the conditions that support their social, emotional, and academic learning and development, the Center for Promise at America's Promise Alliance conducted a survey, for which findings are outlined in the new report What Drives Learning: Young People's Perspectives on the Importance of Relationships, Belonging, and Agency.

Beyond Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and health department guidelines, there are additional measures afterschool programs can take to help allay parents' worries and demonstrate their commitment to the well-being of the kids in their care.

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