NAF Next is NAF’s signature event that brings together education, business, and community leaders to network and share ideas for how to increase opportunities, grow partnerships, improve learning experiences and outcomes for students.

Thank you to the NAF network for connecting, uniting, and breaking through with us virtually this year at #NAFNext20! You can now watch session recordings below until July 20, 2021.

Mark your calendars for NAF Next 2021!

Tuesday, July 13 to Thursday, July 15, 2021 – Phoenix Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ

NAF Next 2020: On Demand

If you missed a session you wanted to attend, you can access a recording of the sessions on the Playback Now platform, from July 20, 2020 to July 20, 2021.

  • Visit nafnext.com
  • Click on ‘Log In’
  • Select ‘Create New Account’ or log in using an existing account
  • Once your account is created, click on ‘My Dashboard’ to view the recordings

Academy Networking Part 2

The networking doesn’t stop at NAF Next. Academy Networking Part 2 will take place later this month, to provide attendees the opportunity to share solutions through collaborative connections. Click on the button below to get more information and to sign up for one of three live Zoom sessions.

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We have two exciting days of learning and connecting! View our virtual conference schedule and all session descriptions below:

Day 1 Agenda

Day 2 Agenda


Each year, NAF network members achieve remarkable things, and NAF Next is our opportunity to recognize and celebrate the talent, effort, and dedication that transforms students’ lives.

See our 2020 winners here


Gain exclusive exposure with as many as 1,500 national education and business leaders by sponsoring NAF Next! NAF Next sponsorship benefits include:

  • An opportunity to build and reinforce strategic relationships within several industries.
  • Reinforcement of your brand among a diverse audience.
  • Share your latest innovations and new products or services to a pertinent audience, and showcase your expertise and capabilities, particularly in the professional development space.
  • Increased marketing opportunities including visibility on the conference website, at plenary sessions, and in associated marketing materials.

If you have any questions or for information regarding sponsorships for 2020, contact John Stegner, NAF Development Associate, at jstegner@naf.org.

2020 Sponsors

Important Updates

Mark your calendars for NAF Next 2021!

Tuesday, July 13 to Thursday, July 15, 2021 – Phoenix Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ