Professional Development

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Sneak Peek: The Community Showcase at NAA Convention 2020

It's a new decade and we have a brand-new type of session for NAA Convention 2020.

During the Community Showcase, afterschool professionals SPEAK UP to inform and inspire. These brief yet dynamic presentations will share stories, impart wisdom and teach lessons from the main stage event for all participants.

Take a look at what's in store:

  • Mapping Resilience: Showing Up with Purpose and Focus
    Presented by Kirk Lowis, Director of Youth Programs, Portage Community Center.
  • Critical Curation! Remixing Professional Development
    Presented by Shawna Rosenzweig, Chief Strategy Officer, Camp Fire National Headquarters.
  • Unlikely to Thriving - Disrupting Unhelpful Social Narratives
    Presented by Marcy L. Peake, Author of "Please Understand", Founder of The Center for Cultural Agility, Faculty & Director of Diversity and Community Outreach in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University.

The Community Showcase is just one of the many session types at NAA Convention. In total, 170 educational sessions will be offered.

Preview all the sessions and register soon.