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

At the YMCA, empathy is defined as accepting, relating, and integrating other perspectives, experiences, and realities to yourself and others.

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 10:09

Your NAA Board of Directors

The NAA board of directors welcomes new faces into leadership roles:

  • Shelley Lambert, Chair
  • Gretchen Yeager, Vice Chair and Treasurer
  • Jaime Garcia, Secretary
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Starting with the End in Mind—Using School and Community Needs Assessments to Design High-Impact Afterschool Programs.

 In this episode, we talk with Derryck Fletcher of the Y of Central Maryland—the state's largest provider of youth development programs. During our conversation we discuss the importance of cultivating strong partnerships with schools and families to develop high-quality afterschool programs that meet children where they are.