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.

Member-to-Member Tip Off: Staff Recruitment During the Pandemic

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 11:56

In NAA's Reopening Afterschool Facebook group, members have been asked questions covering a variety of relevant and helpful topics with the goal of offering an exchange of tips between leaders and professionals in the field.

A Closer Look at Cross-Sector Collaborations for Education

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 11:54

According to the Science of Learning and Development (SoLD) Alliance, youth need a system of supports that enables healthy development, meets student needs and addresses learning barriers. Cross-sector collaborations are one way to provide these much-needed supports.

Member-to-Member Tip Off: Socially Distanced SEL Activities

Tuesday, 03 November 2020 10:21

In NAA's Reopening Afterschool Facebook group, members have been asked questions covering a variety of relevant and helpful topics with the goal of offering an exchange of tips between leaders and professionals in the field.

Member-to-Member Tip Off: Family Communication

Monday, 26 October 2020 15:30

In NAA's Reopening Afterschool Facebook group, members have been asked questions covering a variety of relevant and helpful topics with the goal of offering an exchange of tips between leaders and professionals in the field.

Book Discussions to Further Your Anti-Racist Work

Monday, 26 October 2020 15:28

Are you a reader who is looking for resources in your journey to understand historical systemic racial oppression and to become an anti-racist afterschool professional or leader?

The New First Aid We Should All Be Practicing

Monday, 26 October 2020 15:26

Afterschool professionals and leaders have a responsibility for providing healthy and safe environments, for young people and those who work with them.

What Drives Learning: Young People’s Perspectives on the Importance of Relationships, Belonging, and Agency

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 11:24

To better understand young people's perceptions of the conditions that support their social, emotional, and academic learning and development, the Center for Promise at America's Promise Alliance conducted a survey, for which findings are outlined in the new report What Drives Learning: Young People's Perspectives on the Importance of Relationships, Belonging, and Agency.

Member-to-Member Tip Off: Building Enrollment

Monday, 19 October 2020 22:42

In NAA's Reopening Afterschool Facebook group, members have been asked questions covering a variety of relevant and helpful topics with the goal of offering an exchange of tips between leaders and professionals in the field.

Ways to Go Contactless to Support the Safety of Your Afterschool Program

Monday, 19 October 2020 22:38

Beyond Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and health department guidelines, there are additional measures afterschool programs can take to help allay parents' worries and demonstrate their commitment to the well-being of the kids in their care.

Next Gen Leaders: Where Are They Now? Angel Gomez

Monday, 19 October 2020 00:00

Angel Gomez says being honored as an NAA Next Generation of Afterschool Leader in 2015 has made a tremendous impact in his life, both personally and professionally.

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