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.

SEL Afterschool: Lead the Charge at NAA18!

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 14:55

Did you know the National AfterSchool Association is a great resource for professional development supporting social-emotional learning (SEL) in afterschool?

What Questions Did You Ask Today?

Monday, 29 January 2018 12:35

At the core of the 4Cs—Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication—is another C: Curiosity.

The Case for Opioid Prevention and Education Efforts to Save America’s Youth

Monday, 29 January 2018 12:33

No community has been immune from America's opioid epidemic.

Working with ADHD

Monday, 29 January 2018 00:00

When it comes to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), jokes abound. Take, for instance, Dug, the talking dog in Disney Pixar's Up.

6 Tips to Survive Work with THAT Person

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 09:37

We all know THAT Person at work—the one whose personality doesn't really click with yours.

Fuel Your Dream Project with Crowdfunding

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:55

Do you have an amazing idea, but no clue how to raise the funds to get it off the ground? Consider crowdfunding as a viable option.

Team Up for Collaboration

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:53

"Two heads are better than one."

This age-old adage contains a lot of wisdom when related to incorporating best teaching practices for STEM: The ability to collaborate is essential in our modern, information-rich workplace.

STEM in Afterschool: Lead the Charge at NAA18!

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 16:07

Did you know that the National AfterSchool Association is a great resource for STEM professional development?

HEPA Afterschool: Lead the Charge at NAA18!

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 16:05

Did you know that the National AfterSchool Association is a great resource for professional development supporting healthy eating and physical activity (HEPA) in afterschool?

Behind the Scenes: Creating a Convention Participants Love

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 15:17

The NAA Convention is an incredible four days, bringing together afterschool professionals and leaders for networking, learning and inspiration. Year after year, we hear from participants that their No. 1 reason for attending Convention is the learning opportunities.

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