We all know THAT Person at work—the one whose personality doesn't really click with yours. Or anyone else's, for that matter, which makes spending an entire work day, a portion of the day, or even the 20-minute morning brief with them ... difficult. Instead of suffering through another long day, here are six tips to help you survive working with THAT Person, to ensure you have a good day.
The NAA Convention is an incredible four days, bringing together afterschool professionals and leaders for networking, learning and inspiration. Year after year, we hear from participants that their No. 1 reason for attending Convention is the learning opportunities. With more than 200 top-quality, engaging sessions covering almost any topic you can think of, led by experts in the field, it's easy to see why professional learning is a highlight of Convention.
The Afterschool Alliance, in partnership with Dollar General Literacy Foundation, recently honored Raider's ARK in the Arcadia School District in Arcadia, Wisconsin, for demonstrated excellence in helping develop literacy skills of English language learner students.
If you're reading this, chances are you're an educator who has a deep level of concern for our young people and how they're thriving or—more important—how they may NOT be thriving these days. The statistics* and our firsthand experiences tell a sad story about our teens today.
Christine Javier, Educational Consultant for and Founder of the Learning Ridge, LLC, offers insight on her favorite hotspots near the Convention site at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.