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.

With a new year comes plenty of new opportunities to learn and expand your knowledge as it relates to the afterschool field and your own professional development. To assist in this endeavor, NAA is proud to bring you a great educational lineup of webinars to kick off 2021.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 16:54

Understanding Outside-the-Box Thinking for Leaders

Thinking outside the box entails a process that involves the implementation of an unusual approach to logical thinking structure.

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Just in time for Back to (After)School, we’re excited to release The Afterschool Guide to Building Relationships and Routines. Inside you’ll find over 30 carefully selected games and activities that help afterschool professionals create safe and supportive environments where young people can thrive.

Access this eBook on the Program Resources page of your membership profile.



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The National AfterSchool Association recently published the article "Reading is a Way to Learn."

Planning ahead is always a safe bet. Can't wait any longer to learn about upcoming NAA Annual Convention locations, dates and hotels for 2020 – 2024?

Planning ahead is always a safe bet.

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The National AfterSchool Association recently published "Reading is a Way to Learn."


The Afterschool Guide to SEL is a compilation of a variety of resources to help afterschool professionals better understand SEL, the competencies and the role SEL plays within afterschool programs.

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Thursday, 06 December 2018 00:00

Afterschool Guide to Homework Systems

The NAA Afterschool Guide to Homework Systems provides afterschool professionals with guidelines for establishing and managing a homework system that is geared toward the students, families and teachers supported by the program.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 12:44

Rise Up! Passion. Purpose. Persistence.

NAA's Annual Convention is coming!

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