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.

Innovative Online Nutrition Education

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 10:28

In a country where 1 in 3 children are obese or overweight, schools and community organizations are taking more direct action to intervene in the fight against childhood obesity by integrating nutrition education into their classes and programs.

Be Open to the Possibilities!

Thursday, 27 December 2018 14:39

Each year, thousands of like-minded people come together for the largest gathering of afterschool professionals and leaders.

Join Facebook’s Engineer for the Week Program!

Thursday, 27 December 2018 00:00

Engineer for the Week (EFTW) is a Facebook Education program that aims to demystify the world of tech by empowering students to build a working tech prototype while developing computer science skills.

How Gratitude Transcends the Holiday Season

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 16:21

As the end of the year quickly approaches, it is so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

Afterschool Professional Development for All!

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 11:41

Don't you just love hiring school professionals to work in your afterschool program?

The Gifts We Receive Afterschool

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 11:39

Happy Holidays, and welcome to the season of giving gifts, giving thanks and hopefully keeping warm.

Funding the Future: Aim Higher!

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 09:39

Searching for more funding for professional development, programming or evaluation?

It’s Never Too Early to Think About Summer Learning

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 09:36

It may be December, but we've got summer on our mind! Wallace Foundation has introduced two new products aimed at helping districts and community-based organizations create high-quality summer programs.

New York City Is Waiting for You!

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 09:31

Whether it's your first time visiting New York City or your hundredth, there's always more discover in the city that never sleeps!

Sporting Into Life

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 14:53

Every time I hit a tennis ball, my life flashes before my eyes.

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