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.

In 1993, Tameyer Evans was a sixth-grader at Coan Middle School in Atlanta, Georgia.

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In 1993, Tameyer Evans was a sixth-grader at Coan Middle School in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 00:00

#NAA17 Top 25 Presenters

The National AfterSchool Association leadership team is excited to announce the list of NAA17 Top 25 Presenters.

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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

Everybody Wins at NAA17

"Every year at Convention, people come up to me and ask me how it's going. I always say, 'This is for you, so you tell me,'" said Heidi Ham, Vice President, NAA. "Our goal at NAA is to inspire, connect and equip afterschool professionals—and Convention is all about the participant experience."

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Join the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) in an informational webinar on workforce development in out-of-school time (OST) and school-age child care,

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 00:00

NAA17: WIIFM?

Have you found yourself wondering what all the buzz is about the NAA Convention? Maybe thinking, "What makes it special?" or "That's great ... but what's in it for me (WIIFM)?"

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Monday, 13 February 2017 00:00

Step Up Your HEPA Game at NAA17

Did you know that The National Afterschool Association is a great resource for professional development supporting healthy eating and physical activity (HEPA) in afterschool? A recent survey of the Afterschool Today magazine readers listed NAA as a place to get valuable resources and information to improve HEPA offerings and teaching practices.

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This year for NAA's Annual Convention, we're offering something new. "Destination Play Dallas" offers participants an opportunity to explore the wonderful city of Dallas during their stay.

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Tuesday, 24 January 2017 05:09

NAA17: Everything Really is Bigger in Texas!

We are pleased to share a preview of the 200+ Workshops, Learning Express and Poster Sessions that will be presented at the 2017 National AfterSchool Association Convention (NAA17).

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Networking. Lots of people talk about it, but what is it, where does it happen, and how do you do it effectively?

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