The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have recently published their first double issue of the Journal of Youth Development.
Everywhere, there's news of violence. Youth and community lives are valuable and deserve more than our reactive reassurances. As afterschool professionals and leaders, when do we say "enough"?
The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have recently published the latest issue of the Journal of Youth Development. The open-source, peer-reviewed, quarterly online publication is dedicated to advancing youth development practice and research.
The NAA Convention is an incredible four days, bringing together afterschool professionals and leaders for networking, learning and inspiration. Year after year, we hear from participants that their No. 1 reason for attending Convention is the learning opportunities.
Technology can change lives—and afterschool programs are an untapped solution to ensure youth have the access and supports they need to succeed with technology.
Providing afterschool programs and organizations with a roadmap for creating quality environments in which young people thrive is important. That's why NAA and the Council on Accreditation are joining together to affirm the continuation of afterschool accreditation.
Presented by Gina Warner, President & CEO of the National Afterschool Association
October 20-21, 2017
California DREAM'n (Determination-Resilience-Empowerment-Achievement-Motivation)
It's back to school (and afterschool) for most of the United States, but in Texas, Hurricane Harvey has shuttered hundreds of school districts.
Recently, the NAA Expert Hub helped connect the United Way of el Paso County with two valuable trainers, resulting in a successful workshop on family engagement. Here's how: