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National Head Start Association
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Winter Leadership Institute

With numerous sessions focusing on key policy efforts, the Winter Leadership Institute provides an unparalleled opportunity to hear it straight from the source, in Washington, D.C. A key highlight of the Institute is Head Start on the Hill Day, in which attendees have the chance to meet with Members of Congress and explain first-hand the benefits that Head Start and Early Head Start provide.

The 2017 Winter Leadership Institute will be held January 23 to 26,2017. 



Annual Conference and Expo

NHSA's Annual Head Start Conference and Expo is the largest national event devoted to the Head Start and Early Head Start community. Each year, more than 4,000 executive directors, directors, administrators, managers, teachers, policy council members, and parents attend from every state. 

The 2017 Annual Conference and Expo will be April 7 – 10, 2017, Chicago, IL, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Room rates are $199 single/double.

Reserve Exhibit Space

Early Bird Rate*: Member $490, Non-Member $620

Registration Rate*: Member $580, Non-Member $710

On-Site Registration*: Member $680, Non-Member $810


*All NHSA conference rates are subject to change. Please check the specific event registration site for final details.