One of NAA's key strategic focus areas is the development of afterschool professionals, leaders, and the overall afterschool profession.
Afterschool Professional Development should offer two things: Real takeaways to implement into your programs immediately and affordability and accessibility for everyone in your program. Check out these new featured online courses for out-of-school time leaders here.
"Youth success skills." "Power skills." "21st Century skills." "Soft skills."
As a field, we call them by a number of different names, but taken together, they represent the social, academic, and life skills, which are known to be directly supported by effective social and emotional learning.