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. Come to NAA convention and leave saying, "I've found my people!"
Creating a PD Plan for Your Program
This session for program leaders focuses on planning and using professional development to build a culture of quality. Research has shown that OST staff who receive high-quality professional development are more satisfied with their jobs and have a higher retention rate. Learn about free resources from Click2SciencePD.org to sustain quality OST programming by building skills and confidence in your staff.
National Youth Science Day: Computer Science and More
Computer science (CS) is a 21st-century skill that empowers young people to be creators, not just consumers, of technology. Engaging in CS empowers them for their future. Learn about Code Your World, the 2018 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge and how you can use these free resources to engage youth in CS through hands-on activities.