Professional Development

NAA publishes fresh, new content every week covering a wide variety of topics related to the field of aftershool. Be sure to check in regularly.

Monday, 16 September 2019 00:00

What Stories Do Your Scars Tell?

My son, who is 8, recently told me that he loves scars. We had gotten into a conversation, randomly, about how frequently he injures himself and he was doing a survey of the current bumps, scrapes, and bruises that are coloring his body like some beautiful piece of art.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 10:03

Newfound Confidence: Batteries Not Included

At The Leadership Program, we've been honored and blessed to work with students all across New York City and beyond for more than 25 years. And sometimes, those students turn into our employees.

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 11:02

Diving Into the Unknown

Running head-first into the new school year can be a stressful time for the whole family. See what Erika Petrelli, The Leadership Program's Vice President of Leadership Development, has to say about confronting the unknown and the fear of "what if."

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 10:33

Bold, Brave and Brilliant YOU

Like many of you, I recently attended NAA's annual convention in Atlanta. And what a remarkable few days it was!

WOW! What an amazing four days at the NAA 2018 Annual Convention in Atlanta! Here are some of the highlights.

Published in News
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 10:09

A Re-Start for the Mid-Year Blues

Being in the field of education is interesting when it comes to years, isn't it?

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 00:00

4 NAA18 Workshops to be Excited About

Workshops—the heart of the NAA Annual Convention—offer over 11.5 hours of professional development. Here are some of the workshops we're most excited to bring you in Atlanta!

Published in Convention Articles
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 08:38

4 NAA18 Workshops to be Excited About

Workshops—the heart of the NAA Annual Convention—offer over 11.5 hours of professional development. Here are some of the workshops we're most excited to bring you in Atlanta!

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 04:30

A Refocus … For YOU

I am failing at life right now. Failing.

How many books have been written on the topic of leadership? How many lectures/workshops/presentations have you been offered to help you become a "better" leader? How many TED talks have you watched that showed you a three-point plan toward more effective leadership?

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