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.

Monday, 29 August 2016 13:16

Lights On Afterschool

One million Americans will come together at 8,000 events on Thursday, October 20, to celebrate the 17th annual Lights On Afterschool. Registration is now open. Join in to shine a light on the impact your program is making!

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NAA President and CEO Gina Warner was one of 60 graduates of the inaugural class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program last Thursday, at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas.

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Tuesday, 21 July 2015 05:25

NAA Awards STEM Credentials

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) recently awarded STEM microcredentials and digital badges to 44 afterschool and youth development professionals in Florida and Pennsylvania.

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December's National Computer Science Week and Hour of Code brought a variety of coding-related activities into classrooms and afterschool programs around the country.

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Monday, 15 December 2014 09:43

Heidi Ham Joins NAA Staff

Heidi Ham recently joined NAA as Vice President of Programs and Strategy. She will work closely with NAA Executive Director Gina Warner to lead the execution and development of NAA strategy to advance current work and to create and support new opportunities specifically focused on quality improvement, advancing professionalism, and strengthening state and local alliances. Get to know NAA's newest team member!

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014 11:15

Dr. Dale Blyth Joins NAA Board

NAA is proud to welcome Dr. Dale Blyth to the NAA board as one of its newest members! Dr. Blyth is Extension Professor in the College of Education and Human Development, the Howland Endowed Chair in Youth Development Leadership, and a Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement at the University of Minnesota.

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Monday, 04 August 2014 00:00

Ellen S. Gannett, M.ED.

Ellen S. Gannett is director of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College. A national action/research project, NIOST has provided research, evaluation, technical assistance, consultation, and specialized training on afterschool programs throughout the United States for more than thirty-five years.

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