Workshops are the heart of the convention, providing professional development opportunities for afterschool professionals in varied formats designed to appeal to diverse learning styles while allowing practitioners to share their innovative ideas.

Our workshops and learning express sessions offer over 11.5 hours of professional development. Workshops are offered in varied formats designed to appeal to diverse learning styles. Our goal is to provide an engaging and comprehensive professional development convention for afterschool professionals.

Last year, we had more than 200 Workshops, Learning Express, and Poster Sessions. We can’t wait to learn, connect and grow with you in Atlanta!

Our full programming will be announced in January 2018. Until then, we encourage you to review the 2017 program book and the highest rated sessions at NAA17 to get an idea of the kind of workshops and learning opportunities offered at Convention. View the program book.

If you’re interested in becoming a presenter, visit our Presenters page. Presenters do not need to have experience in presenting, but should have expertise in the topic of the presentation and familiarity with adult learning principles.

Our workshops offer some of the best professional development in the field, but don't take it from us – here's feedback from previous attendees...

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