Our Call for Proposals for NAA18 is closed as of October 16, 2017. We have received a record number of proposals and thank everyone that submitted a presentation idea!
We look forward to reviewing your proposals and will be back in touch on December 1!

About NAA Convention
NAA18 is where afterschool professionals and leaders gather to get inspired, connected, learn and share! Come share your knowledge and build the afterschool profession!

Join us and 2,000 members of our community for four days of networking, learning, and inspiration: special events, workshops, daily keynotes, and an interactive Learning Expo all designed to meet the needs of the developing professionals and emerging and current leaders of afterschool.

Please know that all presenters are required to register for Convention. Lead presenters receive a $200 discount, our lowest registration rate. You can register today to lock-in our early bird rate and we’ll refund the discount if you’re an accepted lead presenter.

What's New for NAA18
We’ve made a few exciting changes for NAA18, including new session formats and programming strands. Click here to learn more about what’s new for NAA18!

Proposal Submission Schedule
Note: The NAA18 Call for Proposals is now closed. Thank you for submitting your session proposals!

Convention registration: Now open! Register today for our lowest rate!
All Proposals Due: October 16, 2017 - Deadline has passed.
Notification of acceptance: December 1, 2017
Notification of session date/time: January 12, 2018
Registration deadline: February 7, 2018
Presentaton Prep Webinars: February and March 2018
Convention: March 18-21, 2018

View Workshop Sessions, Spark Sessions and Intensives
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.

View our FAQ page or contact Presentation Managers Erin Leonard and Shaina Cook at