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.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 00:00

Social Media in Afterschool: Tips for Success

Research shows that those who work in education use social media more than the general public.

Published in AfterSchool of Thought
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 00:00

The Systemic Disregard for Frontline Staff

As employees and human beings, staff members want to feel valuable and valued.

Monday, 24 September 2018 16:09

Online PD: SEL, STEM & Cooperative Activities

Afterschool Professional Development should offer two things: Real takeaways to implement into your programs immediately and affordability and accessibility for everyone in your program. Check out these new featured online courses for out-of-school time leaders here.

The 19th annual Lights on Afterschool, the only national celebration of afterschool programs, takes place on October 25.

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 10:49

4 Tips for Afterschool Program Cultivation

Whether your 21st Century Community Learning Center (21CCLC) program is funded for the foreseeable future or not, it can still be a challenge to expand on current program offerings or keep lights on due to budgetary limitations.

As the voice of the afterschool profession and the professional association for the field, NAA is positioned to be the industry-recognized credentialing body for STEM facilitation skills and other afterschool content areas.

Published in News
Friday, 29 June 2018 10:23

Play and Exploration

Q&A with Jay Flores, Global STEM Ambassador, Rockwell Automation

Monday, 18 June 2018 10:02

Afterschool and Summer Learning

The National League of Cities has announced a new set of tools to promote afterschool and summer learning.

Published in Executive Extra
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 16:58

We Know the Time Is Now

The following are remarks from the NAA18 Monday afternoon plenary by Heidi Ham, NAA Vice President of Programs and Strategy.

Published in News

The inaugural National AfterSchool Association's Most Influential in Health and Wellness selections and honorable mentions are distinguished for their strong advocacy for and support of health and wellness in afterschool.

Published in Awards/Recognition
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