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.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 04:58

Virtual Convention 2016 Recap

This past November, NAA offered for the second consecutive year a Virtual Convention for Afterschool Professionals, which packaged the top-rated workshops from the 2016 NAA Annual Convention and delivered them in a convenient online format.

Monday, 12 September 2016 11:51

A Fresh Twist on Lesson Planning

When Jackie Cushman's daughter started kindergarten in fall 2014, she attended an afterschool program and came home every night with awesome projects and stories to share. Jackie noticed two things: first, her daughter would enthusiastically list facts about a new theme each week; second, her daughter was learning a lot by having a lot of fun.