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2021 Parent and Family Engagement Conference

Orlando, Florida

NHSA’s annual Parent and Family Engagement Conference is the only national event that focuses on how Head Start parents, families, and staff can best partner to promote both family engagement and children’s development. This year’s conference will explore a wide range of new resources and thinking on the forefront topics of early childhood development and how Head Start programs can address the needs of children, families, and staff.

Family Development Credential (FDC) Instructors Institute

Orlando, Florida

The Family Development Credential (FDC) Instructors Institute is a three-and-a-half day train-the-trainer program where attendees become certified to teach the newest edition of Empowerment Skills for Family Workers curriculum for the National FDC Program. Once trained, you can help Head Start and Community Action family workers meet their training requirements and the needs of the community by earning their FDC.


MITM Trainer Certification

Orlando, Florida

In partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation, NHSA’s MITM “Train the Trainer” program trains early childhood education professionals to coach families and practitioners working with children on best practices identified in Ellen Galinsky’s groundbreaking research.


NHSA in the Classroom


Join us for a weekly high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.