House Hearing on State Leadership of Early Childhood Programs

July 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, the United States House of Representatives Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education held a hearing titled…

Read More

NHSA Announces Congressional PROMISE Award Recipients

January 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association will host a Congressional Breakfast during its annual Winter Leadership Institute that will include Members of Congress,…

Read More

New Studies Underscore The Head Start Advantage

August 22, 2016

Washington, DC –  Studies recently released by The Brooking Institution’s Hamilton Project, The Long-term Impact of the Head Start Program, and the Georgetown University Center for Research…

Read More

NHSA Applauds National Recognition of Bilingualism as a Strength

June 2, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education released a “Policy Statement on Supporting the Development of Children…

Read More

Announcing the Launch of Strive for Five

May 18, 2016

Nashville, TN – Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and Too Small to Fail, in partnership with the National Head Start Association (NHSA) and…

Read More

Supplemental Funds Available to Extend Duration of Services

April 25, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families released a Program Instruction offering guidance and supplemental funding…

Read More

National Head Start Association Statement on FY’16 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

December 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, Congress released a FY’16 omnibus appropriations bill that includes a significant increase in funding for Head Start and Early Head Start. The…

Read More

Potential Shutdown Threatens to Displace 19,000 Head Start Children

September 15, 2015

The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association. “Tens of thousands of Head Start children are…

Read More


Media Team

Contact NHSA's media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts:

Speaker Request Form

Interested in having a member of the NHSA team speak at your event? Submit a speaker request form at least four weeks before the date.


The logos of the National Head Start Association may only be used by those who have received prior written permission from NHSA for a specific use.


Photo of Executive Director Yasmina Vinci.


Executive Director Yasmina Vinci biography.