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, 12 May 2020 09:04

How Research Supports Practices in OST

Afterschool programs provide a lot of things for young people. Now, brain science proves the work being done in afterschool programs supports the development of youth in a variety of ways.

Monday, 22 May 2017 00:00

Afterschool Is Amazing. Own It.

Last month, afterschool professionals across the nation celebrated Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week, April 24 through April 28. During these few days, we encouraged celebration of those who deliver the incredibly important—yet often undervalued—task of providing direct service in out-of-school programs to youth every day.