Professional Development

NAA publishes fresh, new content every week covering a wide variety of topics related to the field of aftershool. In addition, NAA offers a variety of opportunities for virtual professional development (PD) through meaningful content, conversations and connections. Click here to see full descriptions of virtual PD offerings.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 10:48

The State of Afterschool 2018

Spring 2017 was an uneasy time for Gina Warner and her team at the National AfterSchool Association (NAA).

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This is a transcript of the keynote address delivered in March 2018 by NAA President, Gina Warner, in recognition and celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the National Afterschool Association. The theme of NAA's 30th Anniversary Convention was "Leading the Charge: Be Bold, Be Brave, Be Brilliant"

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

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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 09:17

Go for the Gold: Mastering the Leadership Game

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games just wrapped up.

Technology can change lives—and afterschool programs are an untapped solution to ensure youth have the access and supports they need to succeed with technology.

Report Identifies Need to Increase Digital Learning Opportunities and Technology Access to Bridge the "Homework Gap"

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Tuesday, 03 October 2017 11:16

SEL In a Trump World

Presented by Gina Warner, President & CEO of the National Afterschool Association
October 20-21, 2017
California DREAM'n (Determination-Resilience-Empowerment-Achievement-Motivation)
Sacramento, California

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Our brains are wired for novelty. We know this because we are alerted each time a stimulus in our environment feels out of the ordinary.

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It's back to school (and afterschool) for most of the United States, but in Texas, Hurricane Harvey has shuttered hundreds of school districts.

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The Journal of Youth Development is the official journal of two of the largest professional associations for those working with and on behalf of young people, the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) and the National Afterschool Association (NAA).

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