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

Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:46

Celebrating Summer Learning

"No more pencils, no more books

Friday, 23 April 2021 10:41

I Miss You. I Hope You Are Well.

Every year, I look through my journal from the past year to help me reflect and find focus for the year. Are there things I want to let go of? Are there thoughts I want to take with me?

What if opportunities for children and young people's learning and development were a much higher priority in our country and communities? What if we were more intentional about how opportunities to learn and develop were offered and by whom?

What if opportunities for children and young people's learning and development were a much higher priority in our country and communities? What if we were more intentional about how opportunities to learn and develop were offered and by whom?

Published in Executive Extra

A recent blog by the Readiness Projects Coordinating Partners provides four big considerations as a starting point for building back better and broader together as the only way to ensure we don't exacerbate inequities that existed before COVID-19.

Published in Executive Extra
Monday, 17 August 2020 14:59

Skilled Professionals, Not Superheroes

According to Stan Lee, former editor and publisher of Marvel comics, a superhero is a person who does heroic deeds and has the ability to do them in a way a normal person couldn't.

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 11:32

Building Back Better and Broader—Together

The field is seeing and hearing a lot about school reopening plans—from full reopening to staggered schedules, to all e-learning, or hybrid arrangements.

Monday, 10 August 2020 15:57

Skilled Professionals, Not Superheroes

According to Stan Lee, former editor and publisher of Marvel comics, a superhero is a person who does heroic deeds and has the ability to do them in a way a normal person couldn't.

Published in Executive Extra
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 10:17

Afterschool Is Essential

Our 2020 has been quite a year so far, described over and over with phrases such as, "unprecedented, challenging, and uncertain."

As a child of the '70s, Star Wars has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.

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