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, 13 June 2018 09:47

NAA: It’s More than a Convention ...

... It's a Professional Association and a Community

This year we lost several great musicians—first Prince and David Bowie, and then last week we said goodbye to two musical legends, Leon Russell and Leonard Cohen.

Note: Tissues recommended.

Like so many of you, I first experienced the power of the NAA community through the annual Convention. The crazy part is ... I didn't even attend that particular Convention!

Published in Convention Articles
Monday, 08 August 2016 00:00

Welcome to the Twitterverse!

Last year, I felt like a Gen Xer living in a millennial's world. Wait—who am I kidding? That's exactly what I was! This year is different. I realized that I'd somehow grown from latchkey, Doc Martens, and MTV of the '70s and '80s to afterschool for all, casual Fridays and Twitter for the 21st Century!

Monday, 22 September 2014 10:30

Collective Insights on Collective Impact

Anyone working on collective impact strategies for children and youth won't want to miss the new issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review—the journal that helped to launch the collective impact movement.