National Head Start Association

31st Annual Head Start Parent Conference and Family Engagement Institutes

Partnerships play a central role in the Head Start model. NHSA’s annual Parent Conference and Family Engagement Institutes is the only national event that focuses on how communities, parents, families, and Head Start program staff can best partner to promote both parent and family engagement and children’s learning and development.

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 50th Anniversary Logo

Head Start is fifty!

From August 2014 through June 2015, the Head Start community - and the nation -  will celebrate our shared commitment to giving America’s most vulnerable children a window of opportunity unlike any other.

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 Head Start Art Contest

NHSA and Teaching Strategies have teamed up to produce a poster to be distributed to all Head Start programs! Classrooms are challenged to make a mural about their favorite part of Head Start. National winners will be honored at a special event in Washington and the National Annual Conference. 

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 Go Smart

Go Smart is engineering movement back into the daily lives of young children!

Designed to address the epidemic of physical inactivity, the Go Smart web app is a “coach in your pocket” that gives teachers and families fun physical activities to play with children aged 0-5 any time, anywhere.

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Are You a Head Start Alumnus/alumna? We need your help!




If you are an alum or your child attended Head Start, join us in a national campaign to encourage all former Head Start children and parents to identify themselves.

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Head Start in the News


Updates


Congress Reauthorizes CCDBG

11/17/2014

The House and Senate have passed, and the President is expected to...
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NHSA Announces Partnership with Imagination Foundation and Lakeshore Learning

06/25/2014

The National Head Start Association and the Imagination Foundation,...
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NHSA Teams up with Sesame Workshop and Ounce of Prevention Fund for New Initiative

06/24/2014

SESAME WORKSHOP AND OUNCE OF PREVENTION FUND TEAM UP FOR NEW PARENT...
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National Head Start Association Issues Statement on Senate Committee Passage of the Strong Start for America’s Children Act

05/14/2014

Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee,...
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Events


31st Parent Conference and Family Engagement Institutes

12/07/14 - 12/11/2014

New Orleans, LA
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42nd Annual Head Start Conference and Expo

03/29/15 - 04/02/2015

Washington, DC
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