The National AfterSchool Association's immediate past chair of the board of directors, Tracey Lay, along with current chair Tommy Brewer II, recently joined Gina Warner, President & CEO, NAA, to discuss the ups and downs, crises, pivots, and transitions, that have recently transformed the field of afterschool.
Though the 2020 back-to-school season has looked unlike any other, afterschool professionals continue to offer their best to the youth and families they serve. Gina Warner, President and CEO of NAA, shared an uplifting message of thanks in the NAA Reopening Afterschool Facebook group.
Your creativity is working overtime to recreate fun afterschool programs and activities in our new normal. Making it all work means:
How We Can Help Support Those We Serve Who've Been Diagnosed with COVID-19
One of the most challenging aspects of the pandemic for youth is the change in their weekly structure—or lack thereof. The good news?
When AJ Frigillana first received the news she was being honored as part of the 2019 class of NAA's Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders, she was filled with immeasurable joy and gratitude.
American youth are in the midst of a psychological crisis.