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.

Self-Care Tips for Physical and Psychological Well-Being

Monday, 22 March 2021 11:18

In NAA's Self-Care Facebook group, with the help of our volunteer self-care captains, we recently launched a Self-Care Challenge for group members.

Remembering the Power of Partnerships During the Pandemic

Monday, 22 March 2021 11:14

As our nation and the world faces this tough time and our organizations have had to pivot to continue to meet the needs of the community, we must not forget the principles we've used to accomplish our mission and build our programs.

3 Ways to Prepare for American Rescue Plan Funding

Monday, 22 March 2021 11:13

Recently signed into law by President Biden, the American Rescue Plan provides $500 billion that can be used in part to support young people during out-of-school time.

Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI) Podcast

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 11:29

The new podcast series from The Wallace Foundation shares findings and early lessons from a RAND Corporation study of the Foundation's Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI).

Software to Help Your Program Thrive

Monday, 15 March 2021 12:15

EZChildTrack web-based childcare management software has new tools to help you safely and efficiently manage your classes and programs.

SEL Every Day with Afterschool and NAA

Monday, 15 March 2021 12:12

International SEL Day is March 26, 2021. For one day, people from across the globe we will come together to showcase SEL in communities, promote SEL to personal and professional networks, advocate SEL with policymakers, and support SEL in schools, organizations and communities.

The Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative

Monday, 15 March 2021 11:48

The new podcast series by The Wallace Foundation shares findings and early lessons from a RAND Corporation study of their Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI).

Time Is Running Out to ‘Be Counted’

Tuesday, 09 March 2021 00:00

Your voice matters. Your voice can make a difference. It's your workforce—be heard by being counted.

Learn and Grow with These Digital Learning Resources

Monday, 01 March 2021 12:58

Since the onset of the pandemic, afterschool professionals and leaders are doing incredible work using digital learning tools and technology—in programs, organizations and beyond.

Making an Impact Through Exploration and Discovery

Monday, 01 March 2021 12:57

National Geographic has partnered with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to make learning come alive after school. The two organizations have created immersive, virtual learning experiences specifically for afterschool educators and students.

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