Tuesday, 12 January 2016 00:00

Top Workshops You Don't Want To Miss

The 2016 NAA Convention is now only two months away! We've been working hard to put together the best program yet, and are excited to highlight some workshops we're most excited about. You can also preview all of our 140+ sessions on our website.

Published in Convention Articles
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 00:00

5 People to Meet: NAA Convention

We've been working hard to line up the best guests and presenters for the NAA Annual Convention in March 2016. Here's a sampling of who will be available to answer your questions and offer inspiration throughout your time in Orlando!

Published in Convention Articles
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 08:24

Afterschool Tech Trends 2016

The impact of technology on afterschool professionals is significant. Through technology, afterschool professionals can more effectively interact with one another, grow their afterschool wheelbase, and receive flexible and personalized learning.

Tuesday, 05 January 2016 00:00

My New Year's Resolution. What's Yours?

I was in my late 20s when my boss at the time referred to me as "a woman in a hurry." Feeling that was appropriate recognition for my hard work and initiative, I glowed with the praise.

It wasn't until this year that I realized her "compliment" maybe wasn't quite as positive as I had interpreted it to be.

Are you ready to get "gritty"?

Cutting-edge researcher and MacArthur Fellow Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth headlines NAA16 for an engaging discussion on "grit"–the skill she believes is most closely tied to lifelong success.

Published in Convention Articles
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 00:00

Last Call for Proposals

Calling all presenters! The call for proposals for the NAA Convention 2016, March 20 – 23 in Orlando, Florida, is open until October 26, 2015.

Published in Convention Articles
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 11:39

Call for Proposals

Calling all presenters! The call for proposals for the NAA Convention 2016, March 20 – 23 in Orlando, Florida, is open until October 26, 2015.

Published in Convention Articles
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 10:09

Your NAA Board of Directors

The NAA board of directors welcomes new faces into leadership roles:

  • Shelley Lambert, Chair
  • Gretchen Yeager, Vice Chair and Treasurer
  • Jaime Garcia, Secretary
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 10:28

Choose Your Board!

Voting for your new NAA Board Members is now open!

The nominees have been narrowed down to nine outstanding candidates, all of whom bring expertise in key areas and represent diverse perspectives in the field of afterschool.

Published in News

Afterschool programs have significant potential to promote healthy eating and physical activity for the 10.2 million US children they serve, according to a new volume of New Directions for Youth Development (NDYD) focused on health and afterschool.

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