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

Last week, a record-breaking attendance of more than 2,000 afterschool professionals gathered in the Big Apple for four days of learning, networking and inspiration. Here are some of our favorite highlights.

The NAA Convention is an incredible four days, bringing together afterschool professionals and leaders for networking, learning and inspiration.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 00:00

Meet Melody Herzfeld: NAA19 Keynote

As NAA Annual Convention quickly approaches, we're excited to share a bit more about one of our keynote speakers and why you're not going to want to miss hearing her speak.

Congratulations to our 2019 honorees!

Published in Awards/Recognition
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 14:20

STEM in Afterschool: Rise Up at NAA19!

Did you know that the National AfterSchool Association is a great resource for STEM professional development?

Published in Convention Articles
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 00:00

Social Media in Afterschool: Tips for Success

Research shows that those who work in education use social media more than the general public.

Published in AfterSchool of Thought
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 00:00

The Systemic Disregard for Frontline Staff

As employees and human beings, staff members want to feel valuable and valued.

Monday, 24 September 2018 16:09

Online PD: SEL, STEM & Cooperative Activities

Afterschool Professional Development should offer two things: Real takeaways to implement into your programs immediately and affordability and accessibility for everyone in your program. Check out these new featured online courses for out-of-school time leaders here.

The 19th annual Lights on Afterschool, the only national celebration of afterschool programs, takes place on October 25.

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 10:49

4 Tips for Afterschool Program Cultivation

Whether your 21st Century Community Learning Center (21CCLC) program is funded for the foreseeable future or not, it can still be a challenge to expand on current program offerings or keep lights on due to budgetary limitations.

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