News

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

Maybe because—like many of you—I have spent the better part of my life in or around school, my mind automatically visualizes September as the start of a new calendar year, full of promise and possibilities.

Published in Executive Extra

Recently, Gina Warner, President and CEO, National Afterschool Association, spoke as part of the U.S. Department of Education's 21st Century Community Learning Center Summer Symposium and touched on what it means to be an afterschool professional in the midst of a global pandemic.

NAA's fifth Let's Talk the Future of Afterschool, held July 1, 2020, welcomed Ann Tancioco, Executive Director of Kids' Country.

Monday, 27 April 2020 00:00

Let's Talk the Future of Afterschool

"In these unprecedented times ..."

I don't know about you, but I have had more than a few emails lately that opened with that line.

Tuesday, 21 April 2020 09:43

Support in Response and Recovery

During a recent web conference with the Grantmakers for Education OST Funders Network, National AfterSchool Association President & CEO Gina Warner and Isabelle Mussard, leader of NAA's California State Affiliate, provided an update on the work being done in the afterschool field during the uncertain time of COVID-19.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 10:45

SEL for Kids Begins with Adults

Research suggests structured, strengths-based afterschool programs that are coordinated with schools and communities and staffed with knowledgeable and competent adults are ideal settings to promote positive experiences and youth social and emotional development.

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:55

Outdo Yourself. How About Today?

To outdo yourself generally means to do something exceptional or superb—especially in relation to past efforts.

Published in Convention Articles

Part of my job at NAA is to communicate the importance of quality.

Part of my job at NAA is to communicate the importance of quality.

Published in Executive Extra
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 10:48

The State of Afterschool 2018

Spring 2017 was an uneasy time for Gina Warner and her team at the National AfterSchool Association (NAA).

Published in News
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