In these unprecedented times, nonprofit organizations can be challenged by unstable staffing structures, sudden changes in service delivery or capacity, or loss of revenue in the short term and long term.
The current pandemic has many schools and daycares closed, and parents are scrambling to balance working at home and caring for their children.
Discovery Education, which recently partnered with the National AfterSchool Association to launch the Virtual Learning Response Fund, offers free standards-aligned digital resources that afterschool professionals could use to engage and introduce young people to careers and new experiences.
Afterschool professionals are skilled, passionate, dedicated lifelong learners. If you're looking to grow your skills or the skills of others through professional development, try this daily plan using NAA's virtual resources.
During a recent web conference with the Grantmakers for Education OST Funders Network, National AfterSchool Association President & CEO Gina Warner and Isabelle Mussard, leader of NAA's California State Affiliate, provided an update on the work being done in the afterschool field during the uncertain time of COVID-19.
Toy Association and Genius of Play, a member of the National Afterschool Association's Corporate Advisory Board, has created a virtual hub full of play ideas, expert advice, and other helpful resources. The goal of the online resources is to help bring the joy of play to your family during these uncertain times.