June Monthly Updates 2024

NAF NEXT 2024 Registration is now OPEN!

NAF Next Logo 2024

We’re excited to announce that registration is now open for NAF Next 2024: Our Mission, taking place July 8-11 in Kissimmee, FL at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center!

NAF Next is a dynamic professional development conference that brings together education, business and community leaders to address some of the biggest challenges facing education and the workforce. Get ready to attend engaging learning sessions, innovation studio sessions, and hear from our keynote speaker, Dr. Hakeem Olusey, a renowned Astrophysicist and television personality!

Click here to register. Contact your NAF portfolio manager if you have questions or need assistance.

As a reminder, Friday, June 7th, is the final day to make a hotel reservation and receive the conference/discounted rate for NAF Next 2024. To receive the conference rate, please use this link.

Work-Based Learning Updates

WBL "To Do" Items for Academy Leaders in June

WBL at NAF Next

There are many WBL-related Learning Sessions and Innovation Studio sessions taking place at NAF Next. Here are just a few to pique your interest!

In the Tech Lab, staff will be holding repeat sessions and demos of NAFTrack Students (the upgraded version of students.naftrack.org) and the WBL Participation Tracker. There will also be dedicated time where you can enter WBL Tracker Activities with NAF's support.

Visit the full agenda and the conference app (launching in early July) to view full descriptions. See you July 8-11 in Kissimmee, FL!

Free College Workshop with Pelham Edge Admission

Do your students need help navigating the college admissions and financial aid processes? Pelham Edge Admissions is offering a free workshop on June 20th, 2024 that will focus on writing essays, finding scholarships and building a competitive student profile for admission.

To RSVP, you can click on this link here.

Alumni Sign Up

As your seniors prepare for graduation, encourage them to join the NAF alumni network! Membership is free and provides alumni with access to networking, career opportunities, scholarships, mentorship, and more. Let’s support them in continuing their NAF experience beyond high school.

Infosys Spring Board Digital Academy

Looking to gain knowledge about today’s most in-demand professional skills related to Coding, Digital & Emerging Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, and more? NAF students, educators, and alumni now have access to 100% FREE online courses and modules through the Infosys Springboard Digital Academy! Check out this guide to learn how to set up an account and start learning! Please share this incredible resource with students as they prepare for summer internships or as they seek to complement their classroom learning with professional skills.

Need Help? Reach out to the Solutions Center

Need technical support? Get that support in one of three ways:

Email support@naf.org for assistance with technical issues. For quick resolutions, please include Academy ID. Screenshots are also helpful for reference when experiencing a technical issue.

Find the ? button on the bottom right screen of any Academy Support Hub (ASH) page and submit a ticket for help or to schedule office hours for training and extended support.

In Academy Support Hub (ASH), click on Learning Center, then on Academy Support. Search "Support Library” articles for help on your issue.