News

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

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 00:00

TurnkeyPD: Tips for Transitioning with Kids

Transitions can be hard on a child. With these helpful tips, you can make it easier on your students to easily switch between activities. For all situations, make sure to in a positive manner tell children ahead of time where they are going, what they are going to do, and what behavior is expected of them.

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 00:00

Make the Most of a Conference

When promotional materials for local or national conferences come across your desk, do you get excited about the opportunities, or do you feel overwhelmed about which to choose?

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 00:00

Fellowship: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for kids is all the rage in education circles, and Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a hot topic in leadership and career development of professionals.

In the book Partners in Learning: From Conflict to Collaboration in Secondary Classrooms, Carol Miller Lieber writes that doing a meet and greet with students during arrival is critical to relationship building.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 00:00

NAA Code of Ethics

The NAA Code of Ethics sets standards of conduct for the afterschool professional and outlines personal and professional excellence encouraging the professional development of those working in the afterschool field.

Tuesday, 08 September 2015 00:00

TurnkeyPD is Back!

9 New Professional Development Topics!

What is TurnkeyPD? TurnKeyPD is a series of PD resources designed to help leaders build specific core knowledge and competencies of afterschool and youth development professionals.

A message from Rachel Gwaltney, Director of Policy & Partnerships, National Summer Learning Association:

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 00:00

Calling All Presenters! #NAA2016

NAA's call for proposals (CFP) is open July 22 to October 16, 2015.

Convention is a great opportunity for members of the afterschool and education communities to share their expertise. We encourage all interested parties to submit proposals—we're looking for the best to present at Convention!

Published in Convention Articles
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 05:25

NAA Awards STEM Credentials

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) recently awarded STEM microcredentials and digital badges to 44 afterschool and youth development professionals in Florida and Pennsylvania.

Published in News

For many, summer vacation brings thoughts of sun, relaxation, and cookouts with friends and family—and, if you're like many educators and students, summer reading lists!

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