Professional Development

NAA publishes fresh, new content every week covering a wide variety of topics related to the field of aftershool. In addition, NAA offers a variety of opportunities for virtual professional development (PD) through meaningful content, conversations and connections. Click here to see full descriptions of virtual PD offerings.

There's a new tool on the scene speeding up the development of reading skills for kids in preschool through third grade—and it's done through a video game!

Children can lose one to two months of math and reading skills during summer break. Although summer programs help prevent learning loss—also known as the summer slide—families play a key role in continuing their children's learning and combating this loss.