Head Start is the national commitment to give every vulnerable child an opportunity to succeed.

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Organizing 37 Million Alumni

If you are a Head Start Alum or Parent, join thousands of your friends and colleagues in our national alumni network!
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Lend Your Voice

Support Head Start Advocacy

If you are a Head Start Alum or Parent, join thousands of your friends and colleagues in our national alumni network!
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Learn from Your Peers Across the Country

Annual Conferences for All

If you are a Head Start Alum or Parent, join thousands of your friends and colleagues in our national alumni network!
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The Knowledge Center

Center on Advocacy

Center on Advocacy

Help create a sustainable future for Head Start.
 
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Center for Effective Practice

Center for Effective Practice

Share knowledge and build communities of learners.
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Center for Policy, Data, and Research

Center for Policy, Data, and Research

Strengthen collaboration and dialogue.
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Center on the States

Center on the States

Support and inspire Head Start communities at the state level.
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The Knowledge Center helps curate, communicate, and connect knowledge about Head Start to the world. These resources are used by families, communities, programs, researchers, and policymakers to support the future of our nation's most at-risk children.

Resource

Responding to COVID-19
How Head Start can help support vulnerable children and families
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Member Resource

Head Start Advantage Documentary
Explore Head Start's Impact
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Find out more about NHSA's 5 annual conferences

NHSA's Upcoming Head Start Conferences
Dates and Details
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National and State Fact Sheets

Head Start by the Numbers
Facts and Figures
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WHAT DOES NHSA OFFER HEAD START?

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Grassroots Advocacy

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Untiring Voice on Capitol Hill

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Research and Data

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Professional Development

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National Networks