February Monthly Updates 2024


Quality Process Updates – Quality Visits

For academies that have met Distinguished thresholds on the Academy Assessment and will participate in a virtual quality visit, please see the checklist, and review guide below. Your portfolio manager will reach out to you, but please contact them if you have questions.
Quality Review Observation Checklist
Quality Review Guide
2-Page Quality Review Overview (condensed version for academies)

NAF Next Registration Opens Feb 7th!

NAF Next Logo 2024

NAF Next 2024 is gearing up for takeoff and we will love to see you in Orlando! Although registration and voucher information opens on February 7th, we do have a PDF one pager that provides you with all the logistical information you will need. You can access that information by clicking on the link below.

NAF Next 2024 Logistics Flyer

February is CTE Month!

In celebration of CTE Month, check out this resource from our curriculum team to help you highlight the authentic and empowering work in our CTE classrooms.

NAFTrack Update: Student Management Changes

We have recently finished testing and will launch a NEW Student Management interface in NAFTrack on Monday, February 12th. These new additions and features will ensure that you have more control in NAFTrack. This makes it easier to make student edits in bulk which should allow your data to be more efficient and accurate. You can access the article by click on the link below.

NAFTrack Student Management

National Partner WBL Opportunities

Black History Month

Celebrating Black Engineers Webinar - RTX and Verizon are collaborating to provide a webinar to all academies on 2/29 at 1pm ET. Description: NAF, RTX, and Verizon are working to inspire and enable the next generation of young people seeking exciting engineering careers by celebrating Black engineers during this panel discussion.  Each year, the US needs about 400,000 new engineers. While Black or African Americans represent 14% of the US population, they represent only 9% of new engineering degrees every year. Join us to learn about their stories, hear their tips, and celebrate their success. Please reference this flyer for more information. Registration is due by February 23rd

Work-Based Learning Updates

Spring 2024 Webinars

Join us for these upcoming Work-Based Learning webinars in March:

WBL Tracker Reminders

NAF's Resources and Opportunities - KnoPro

KnoPro is launching our next competition, Bridging the Dental Gap on February 13th for students to practice project management and social awareness skills. 

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