News

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

NAA: Healthy Out-of-School Time Hero Award Recipient

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 04:40

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) received the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Healthy Out-of-School Time Hero Award. The award recognizes an integral community organization that contributes to the healthy development of its youth by focusing on healthy eating and physical activity.

NAA and S&S Worldwide to Recognize Emerging Afterschool Leaders

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 00:00

Do you know someone under the age of 30 who is doing great things in the field of afterschool? Please nominate him or her for Afterschool's Next Generation 2017 Award sponsored by S&S Worldwide!

Help a Louisiana AfterSchool Program in Deep Waters

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 00:00

The current flooding in Louisiana is being called the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Superstorm Sandy. While the Red Cross is mounting a massive relief operation, our community of afterschool professionals is also being affected.

Nominate a ‘Champion of Change’

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:00

White House seeks to recognize leaders working with marginalized girls.

One key issue girls from marginalized communities face is lack of access to afterschool programs, extracurricular programs and summer enrichment activities that allow them to become stronger students, leaders and citizens.

NAA Back-to-School Buying Guide Now Available

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:00

Summer is a popular time for back-to-school planning. From professional development and curriculum planning to supply purchasing and equipment upgrades, there are lots of options. That's why we've created the NAA Back-to-School Buying Guide!

NAA Presents at National Association of Elementary School Principals Conference

Monday, 11 July 2016 00:00

The National Afterschool Association (NAA) was recently invited to present at the annual National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) annual conference held July 6-8 in Washington, D.C.

Study Analyzes Uptake in NAA Physical Activity Standards

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 00:00

The National Institute on Out-of-School Time and RTI International recently released "Monitoring the Uptake of National AfterSchool Association Physical Activity Standards."

NAA Partners with NAE4-HA on JYD

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 04:48

As the Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice (JYD) releases a new special issue on character development in youth programs, it is pleased to announce both a new publisher and a new partnership.

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:00

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. What better time to encourage your afterschool students to jump on a healthy lifestyle path?

School's Out, So Let the Learning Continue

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 00:00

On Tuesday, March 8, Gina Warner, President and CEO of the National AfterSchool Association, will host the panel discussion "School's Out, So Let the Learning Continue" at SXSWedu in Austin, Texas.

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