New Hampshire Athletic Directors Association

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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

Registration for the 2018 Summer Institute can now be done through FamilyID.  As always, please call Ocean Edge directly to make your reservations.  Tell them you are with the NIAAA.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.

 

NIAAA Online Courses & Webinars

Online Courses

Now available in the Classroom is an interactive online course option you can take on your own time, at your own pace, and wherever you would like. This four-hour course includes a digital manual, an interactive teaching style, instructional videos and more to help make the learning process easy and convenient for you. Check back regularly as we release more courses in this new format. Each online course is $125 for our members and $210 for non-members.

Available courses

LTC 501: Guiding Foundations & Philosophies
LTC 502: Strategies for Organizational Management
 LTC 504: Legal Issues I (Liability for Sports Injuries & Risk Management)
LTC 506: Legal Issues II (Title IX & Sexual Harassment)

The NIAAA also offers 501, 502, 504, 506 and 508 through the University of Maine.

To access the online courses, please login to the member portal or create a member profile, select “Classroom” and then select “Enter the Classroom.” The courses are available for purchase in the Professional Development Academy area of the Classroom.

For additional information contact our office at 317-587-1450 or niaaa9100@niaaa.org.

Webinar Classes

In an effort to meet the needs of individuals who desire to enhance their knowledge of interscholastic athletic administration and cannot attend the national conference or state conference, the NIAAA seasonally offers selected courses in a webinar format.  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. Each webinar costs $125 for members and $210 for non-members. The course fee includes the digital course manual* and an acknowledgment of course completion.

Click here to register!

Each course is taught by trained and experienced faculty. Courses consist of two 120-minute sessions, taught on two consecutive Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings beginning at 7:30 p.m. EST.

*Beginning in the summer of 2017, webinar registrants will receive a digital course manual and will not receive a hard copy.

2018 Spring Schedule

These dates are subject to change. All courses begin at 7:30 p.m. EST.
*Available as an online course
LTC 501* Wednesdays, March 21 & 28 Fred Smith
LTC 502* Tuesdays, April 3 & 10 Don Bales
LTC 504* Mondays, March 19 & 26 Arthur Ballard
LTC 506 Thursdays, April 5 & 12 Peg Pennepacker
LTC 508 Mondays, April 2 & 9 Arthur Ballard
LTC 625 Tuesdays, March 13 & 20 Jeff Krutz
LTC 701 Wednesdays, April 4 & 11 Holly Farnese
LTC 799 Thursdays, March 22 & 29 Mike Williams & Michael Duffy

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.

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