News

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

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.

Park and Recreation Agency Grant Opportunity

Tuesday, 02 February 2016 05:57

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has announced a new funding opportunity for park and recreation agencies. These grant funds are intended to support the health of the children served at USDA Summer Food Services Program (SFSP) and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sites.

NAA Makes the List! STEAM Ed Top Conferences

Tuesday, 02 February 2016 00:00

Recently, the NAA Convention was ranked as one of the top Educational Conferences for 2016 by STEAM Education!

Andy Allan: NAA’s New STEM Superstar

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 00:00

He's a STEM educator, creator and trainer!

Andy Allan's educational philosophy is to engage young people's natural curiosity and creative thinking through fun active-learning STEM experiences.

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