New Hampshire Athletic Directors Association

Professional Development

CERTIFICATION

The NIAAA Certification Program is a voluntary professional service to athletic administrators with various levels of experience and preparation.  The attainment of professional certification demonstrates the completion of a comprehensive plan for self-improvement that will enhance the ability of the athletic administrator to better serve his or her school, community and profession.  There are four levels:  RAA, RMSAA, CAA, CMAA.

For more information, visit the NIAAA website or contact Mike Jackson at Hanover High School 603-643-0655.

REQUIREMENTS:

REGISTERED ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (RAA)

  • Attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Approval of a Personal Data Form (with specific sections and point totals)
  • Completion of LTC 501, 502
  • Obtain verifying signature of sponsor (athletic administrator, principal, superintendent, graduate school professor or state athletic administrators association executive director)
  • Read the NIAAA Code of Ethics

REGISTERED MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (RMSAA)

  • Attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Approval of a Personal Data Form (with specific sections and point totals)
  • Completion of LTC 501, 502, 504, 700, 701
  • Obtain verifying signature of sponsor (athletic administrator, principal, superintendent, graduate school professor or state athletic administrators association executive director)
  • Read the NIAAA Code of Ethics

CERTIFIED ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (CAA)

  • Attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Approval of a Personal Data Form (with specific sections and point totals)
  • Two or more years as an athletic administrator
  • Employed (or retired from) a school, school district, state athletic administration or athletic/activities association in such capacity that the administration of interscholastic athletic is (was) among one's job responsibilities
  • Completion of LTC 501, 502, 504, 506
  • Successfully complete the CAA exam
  • Read the NIAAA Code of Ethics

CERTIFIED MASTER ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (CMAA)

  • Attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Approval of a Personal Data Form (with specific sections and point totals)
  • Employed (or retired from) a school, school district, state athletic administration or athletic/activities association in such capacity that the administration of interscholastic athletic is (was) among one's job responsibilities
  • All requirements and PDF points earned since CAA designation, except for leadership training courses required for CAA - RAA
  • Submission of supporting documentation
  • Completion of LTC 501, 502, 504, 506, 508
  • Completion of minimum of six LTP electives (three from operations (600 series) and three from leadership (700 series)
  • Completion of a practical written exercise
  • Obtain the verifying signature of a principal, superintendent, state athletic administrators association staff
  • Read the NIAAA Code of Ethics

 

LEADERSHIP TRAINING CLASSES

Check back here for more information about NHADA LTC offerings.

Click here for NIAAA Leadership Training Institute information and the list of LTC courses available

 

Summer Institute Opportunities through Section 1 at the Ocean Edge Resort Brewster, MA from June 24-27, 2018

Check out the Section 1 website at www.section1niaaa.org

 

NIAAA Online Courses & Webinars
In an effort to meet the needs of individual who desire to enhance their knowledge of interscholastic athletic administration and cannot attend the national conference or state conference, the NIAAA offers selected courses utilizing the internet through webinars.  This offers the opportunity to take Leadership Training courses from the comforts of the office or home and receive the same quality instruction, ability to ask questions and interact with peers as is provided in the classroom setting.

 

2017 Fall Webinars

We are pleased to announce that the NIAAA will be teaching LTC 501, 502, 504, 506, 511, 631, 703, and 705 via webinar in the fall of 2017. Our webinars offer the opportunity to take courses from the comforts of the office or home and receive the same quality instruction, interaction and networking opportunities as is provided in a classroom setting.
 

Courses being offered include:

2017 Fall Schedule

These dates are subject to change. All courses begin at 7:30 p.m. EST.
 501  Tuesdays October 31 & November 7
 502  Thursdays October 19 & 26
 504 Tuesdays October 17 & 24
 506  Thursdays November 2 & 9
 511  Wednesdays October 18 & 25
 631  Mondays October 30 & November 6
 703  Wednesdays November 1 & 8
 705  Mondays October 16 & 23

Click here to register for the 2017 Fall Webinars

Certificates and Missed Classes

Students must participate in both sessions to receive credit. If you must miss one of the two sessions, you will be required to view the recording of the missed session. Upon completing both sessions, you will receive an email with a link to the course evaluation. An acknowledgment of course completion will be made available in the Professional Development section of the member portal once the course is complete.