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, 23 February 2016 00:00

Leadership: A Tale of Two Bird Teams

I was born in Washington state and spent most of my life in the Pacific Northwest, surrounded by Seattle Seahawks fans. In 2006, I moved to the East Coast and married into a family who bleeds the green of the Philadelphia Eagles. Since then, I've had two favorite bird teams. The past couple of years have been especially interesting, not only because these two bird teams have gone head to head several times, but because of the focus on the leadership provided by the coaches of each organization.

Monday, 23 November 2015 00:00

Gratitude: Not Just for Thanksgiving

I'm busy. We're all busy. This year I recommended that we move Thanksgiving from Thursday to Friday. Why?