The Network provides professional development training and technical assistance opportunities for people working in after school programs. We will bring the experts to you! The Network has a wide range of professional trainers and workshops designed to enhance the skills of after school professionals statewide. With backgrounds covering a full spectrum of topics you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your staff here.
Workshops & Seminars
In addition to the variety of topics available in our Training Service, we offer an annual training calendar based on the most pressing trends and needs facing those serving OST. Gathered from feedback from programs, educators and researchers in the field these Network Training Sessions are created to connect staff to the resources they seek; from Fun Fridays, Lunch & Learn Series or Rebuilding the Field Webinars and everything in between, we’re sure you’ll find something that can help enhance your professional development.
Created to provide easily accessible professional development for after school professionals, PD Bites will be small bits of information for you to use in your program.
PD Bites include SEL, STEM, pocket resources, space design ideas, and much more… They will be available as printable activity plans, articles, videos, graphics, audios, and other formats. We hope to create pieces that will meet the needs of all our learners and be useful in your day-to-day work. Start using PD Bites today!
Coaching & Learning for Afterschool Professionals (CLASP) was created to provide after school professionals with the space and support needed to network, problem solve, and learn with colleagues from across the state.
Click here to learn more about our different CLASP Cohorts.
Missed a webinar? Wish you could have brought the whole team together, but needed to have staff elsewhere? Did you lose your notes? Fear NOT! Our archive training vault may have just what you are looking for!
The Network also offers statewide conferences throughout the year. Our conferences offer plenaries and workshops that support your work, networking opportunities with other after school professionals, and exhibitors to introduce you to new products and opportunities.
- NSLA Summer Learning Summit
October 9 – 11, 2023
- Beyond School Hours Conference
February 14– 17, 2024
New Orleans, LA
- National AfterSchool Association Annual Convention
March 17 – 20, 2024
Hyatt Regency Dallas
- BOOST Conference
April 30 – May 3, 2024
Palm Springs, CA