NAA President and CEO Gina Warner was one of 60 graduates of the inaugural class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program last Thursday, at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas.
The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) recently awarded STEM microcredentials and digital badges to 44 afterschool and youth development professionals in Florida and Pennsylvania.
2015 STEM Video Competition
Every day a light goes on in a young person's head as he or she grasps new concepts in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology—all because an afterschool or summer learning program has created a hands-on experience where interests are sparked and passions are fueled. Now is the time to tell that story.
NAA is proud to welcome Dr. Dale Blyth to the NAA board as one of its newest members! Dr. Blyth is Extension Professor in the College of Education and Human Development, the Howland Endowed Chair in Youth Development Leadership, and a Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement at the University of Minnesota.
Ellen S. Gannett is director of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College. A national action/research project, NIOST has provided research, evaluation, technical assistance, consultation, and specialized training on afterschool programs throughout the United States for more than thirty-five years.