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Phoenix, Arizona
2020 National Head Start Conference
March 29 - April 2, 2020


The 2020 National Head Start Conference will be held in Phoenix, Arizona.


The conference begins March 29 and ends April 2, 2020

Interested in attending?

Head Start’s Largest Annual Gathering

Head Start’s can’t-miss experience of the year is the largest national conference devoted to all things Head Start, the 47th annual National Head Start Conference will bring everyone together for a week of sharing knowledge, networking with peers, and celebrating achievements. Whether you’re a Director, Administrator, Manager, Teacher, Policy Council Member, Parent, Community Partner, Board Member, or serve Early Head Start and Head Start in another role, this conference is for you!

What makes the National Head Start Conference the leader in early childhood professional development?

The Head Start community is driven like none other to provide opportunities for success in the lives of our nation's most vulnerable children and families. It’s imperative that our community gathers together every year to celebrate Head Start’s vital mission, and discuss the latest developments, innovations, and obstacles in early childhood. Only by stepping away from our day-to-day work can we look at the big picture and help propel Head Start to even greater heights.

What can you expect at the National Head Start Conference?

Spend your week choosing from a vast variety of professional development offerings, join us for networking opportunities and fun after-hours events. While you’re with us, experience the nation’s largest exhibit hall dedicated to Head Start to learn about cutting-edge developments in the field and collect freebies and souvenirs before heading back home.