Webinars

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PAST WEBINARS:

Webinar: Promote Digital Learning in Afterschool

August 13, 2018 12:00 PM ET
Implementing digital learning in meaningful ways requires the support and effort of all of your stakeholders. In this session, you will learn how to create a communication plan in order to promote and to gain support for digital learning in your afterschool program. In addition, you will practice creating or improving your messaging about digital learning in your program and learn to tailor your message to varied audiences.

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Webinar: Train Staff to Use Technology in Your Program

July 25, 2018 12:00 PM ET
Technology is a constantly changing field. In this session, we’ll explore ways to connect emerging and changing technology to your team’s daily goals and their work with students. We’ll help you create professional development for digital learning that allows staff to learn new material, practice skills and reflect on experiences. You’ll leave this session with an understanding of key digital learning competencies, a plan for capitalizing on existing staff expertise and experiences to build professional development and strategies to incorporate digital learning into your hiring processes.

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Webinar: Data-Driven Decision Making: From Myth to Reality

July 19, 2018 1:00PM ET
Presented by Hello Insight

Many afterschool programs today are expected to serve more young people with fewer resources than ever before. How can program evaluation data help you make good decisions and use resources wisely?

Join us for a virtual workshop on becoming a high-impact learning organization! We'll review strategies for making sure feedback obtained from program evaluation finds its way into daily practice easily and effectively.

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Webinar: Recognizing the Benefits of Cloud-Based Childcare Software

June 19, 2018 1:00PM ET
Presented by EZChildTrack

Utilizing web-based software helps afterschool programs increase parent involvement, empowers staff and streamlines operations.

If you’ve considered switching to a web-based software you won’t want to miss this informative webinar!

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Webinar: Vision Setting for Digital Learning in Your Program

June 22, 2018 12:00PM ET
Access to meaningful digital learning is a key component in preparing young people for academic and post-secondary success in the 21st century. In order to successfully integrate digital learning into afterschool activities, programs should identify a vision that drives planning and ongoing learning. Through hands-on activities and discussion during this webinar, afterschool practitioners will explore the process ofcreating a shared vision for digital learning in their afterschool programs. You will leave the webinar having identified the first step in a visioning process.

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Expert Perspectives: Building Social and Emotional Skills in Afterschool (Webinar with Afterschool Alliance)

June 6, 2018
OST programs can have a huge impact on youth through SEL skills development. In this webinar co-hosted by NAA, Afterschool Alliance and National League of Cities, we'll dive deep into research and identifying cost-effective strategies for improving SEL in OST programs.

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Webinar: Bring Digital Learning Equity to Your Program

May 31, 2018 12:00PM ET
It has become imperative for youth to have access to digital resources and learning to fully participate in 21st Century social, civic and economic life. During this webinar you will learn about the digital divide, which describes the socio-economic disparities that arise from lack of access to digital resources and learning and how lack of equity impacts young people’s future outcomes. You will leave with steps you can implement immediately to bring digital learning equity to your school and program with help from strategies provided by the Afterschool Tech Toolkit, made possible by support from Google for Education.

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Webinar: Be a Digital Learning Champion in Your Program

May 22, 2018 12:00PM ET
Meaningful digital learning is a critical component in preparing young people for civic, academic and post-secondary participation in the 21st century. Yet, there are wide disparities in digital access between young people from lower-income communities and their higher income peers. Join us for a lively panel discussion to learn about the importance of digital learning in increasing educational opportunities for young people and how afterschool programs can play a key role in increasing digital access and use.

You will also be introduced to an exciting new tool, the Afterschool Tech Toolkit, to assist you in starting, expanding, and/or deepening digital learning in your program. The Afterschool Tech Toolkit is made possible by support from Google.

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Webinar: Ask, Listen, Learn: Incorporating Alcohol Education Into Your Program

March 8, 2018 1:00PM EST
Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix is Responsibility.org’s premier alcohol education program. Created for youth ages 9-12 and their parents and educators, the program aims to encourage kids to say YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking.

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Webinar: Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Brilliant. Be Prepared!

March 6, 2018 1:00PM EST
Making the Most of your NAA Annual Convention Experience.

Designed for registered participants of NAA’s Annual Convention.

Join NAA President, Gina Warner, former NAA Board member and Operations Director for Extend-a-Care Kids, Jaime Garcia and Sean Tate, Founder and Executive Director of DiscoveryFEST Enrichment Program for an informative webinar aimed to help those registered for the 2018 Convention make the most of their time in Atlanta!

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Webinar: Best Practices for Implementing Robotics and Coding Into Your Afterschool Program

February 20, 2018 1:00PM EST
There's no question that Robotics and Coding are critical in education for today's youth. The statistics speak for themselves. In the coming decade, millions of jobs will be lost to technology, while millions of new jobs will be created. The afterschool environment is a great setting for teaching robotics and coding but where do you start? Join Mimetics, inventor of the Jade Robot, for this free webinar.

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Webinar: 4 Easy Strategies to Build Supportive Afterschool Relationships

January 30, 2018 1:00PM EST
Learn easy routines and fun activities from the Sanford Harmony SEL Program to build supportive relationships in your afterschool program!

We’ll share how to gather your students for “Meet Up” to increase respect, kindness and teamwork and how to use “Buddy Up” activities to help your students build new friendships. You’ll also enjoy free giveaways and discover how to bring Harmony materials and training to your afterschool program for no cost!

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ExecutiveWebinar GraphicforWebWebinar: Go All-In On Your Own Development

December 7, 2017 1:00PM ET
Tired of gambling on your own development or maybe you’re just tired? As leaders, we know that professional development is important, but many times we leave our development up to someone else or to chance. In this session, Go All-In on Your Own Development, NAA Vice President, Heidi Ham, will talk about the turning point in her own leadership journey, address why it’s so hard for leaders to focus on their own development and why it’s so important, and share tips and tools that will motivate you to go all-in to continue to build the knowledge and skills needed to lead successfully.

This webinar is only available to Executive level members. To join or upgrade to the Executive level, click here.

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NAA Seeks Honorees for the 2018 Next Generation of Afterschool!
September 14, 12:00PM EDT

Do you know someone (or maybe it's you!) under age 30 who is doing amazing things for the afterschool community? Join us for a brief webinar that will explain more about NAA's 2018 Next Generation of Afterschool and the application and selection process.

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ExecutiveWebinar GraphicforWebWebinar: Leadership: It's Lonely at the Top

May 4, 2017 1:00PM EST
Let's face it - it's tough to be a leader. Managing staff conflicts, worrying about funding, struggling to build positive Board relationships - too often leaders feel that have no one they can turn to for ideas, support and encouragement. Join this webinar to discuss strategies to build your connections as a leader - both in your local community and in the broader field of afterschool.

This webinar is only available to Executive level members. To join or upgrade to the Executive level, click here

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ExecutiveWebinar GraphicforWebWebinar: Mastering Your Leadership Game

February 23, 2017 1:00PM EST
In the game of leadership are you playing to win or playing not to lose? Strong Afterschool Leaders lead Strong Teams who run Strong Programs that deliver positive results for children and youth. But how do you develop as a strong leader? What do you need to do? How do you need to be?

This webinar is only available to Executive level members. To join or upgrade to the Executive level, click here.

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ExecutiveWebinar GraphicforWebWebinar: Moving from Inspiration to Innovation in 2017

Resolve to make 2017 your most innovative year yet! As afterschool professionals we encourage children to be creative and innovative in their problem-solving, try new things, explore new possibilities and think big. But how often—as adult professionals—do we practice this ourselves?

This webinar is only available to Executive level members. To join or upgrade to the Executive level, click here.

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Using Data and Systems to Measure and Improve Youth Progress
October 18, 1:00 EST
Presented by Exponent Partners

Afterschool organizations are increasingly finding that tracking and managing data is crucial to improving programs, increasing organizational efficiency, and ensuring fidelity to your program model. Funders also are increasingly asking for proof, based on results and outcomes, that your work is making an impact. These complex data requirements necessitate processes and systems that help your staff collect and analyze data without taking them away from their work with youth for too long. Whether you are just getting started tracking data about your programs or looking to put a system in place, this webinar will cover how to formalize your processes for tracking data, use systems to analyze that data, and incorporate learnings into your programs. We’ll also hear a case study from Urban Initiatives about their data journey.

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ExecutiveWebinar GraphicforWebEffective Budgeting for your Afterschool Program
September 29, 1:00 EST
Presented by FMA

Effective budgeting is one of the key ways to ensure that your afterschool program is using your resources in the most strategic way and that your organization is financially sustainable into the future. This webinar offers many tips on budgeting and tips. This webinar is only available to Executive level members. To join or upgrade to the Executive level, click here

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15-Minute Webinar Series

April 2015
Engaging Youth in Langauge and Literacy.

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