2021 National Head Start Conference

Virtual

April 20 - 22, 2021 National Head Start Conference Leading conference in early childhood development Our can't-miss experience of the year is here-the 48th annual National Head Start Conference! When is it? This virtual event will bring everyone together from April 20-22, 2021 for three days of sharing knowledge, networking with peers, and celebrating achievements. Interested in attending? Register now Head Start's largest annual gathering is digital! Although not what we'd originally planned, the online conference will allow everyone in the Head Start community to participate safely and affordably, and even attend nearly as many sessions as they would in a traditional on-site conference. We will gather together April 20 - 22, 2021 for this critical opportunity for everyone to take a step away from the day-to-day and prepare for the next year. There is so much uncertainty all across the country right now, but what is not uncertain is Head Start's bedrock commitment to lifting up children and families in our communities. Now, it is important for our community to stay connected and stand united. Many of us are isolated, but we are not alone. Will you join your peers from all across the country for this important moment in…

$449

National Head Start Music Time! (Morning Session)

http://go.nhsa.org/music-am

NHSA is pleased to invite you to National Head Start Music Time, a weekly opportunity for Head Start children to participate in an engaging, online music and movement curriculum. We are proud to partner with Nick Young, an early childhood music and movement educator with nearly 30 years of experience, and with Pinky Pie Jackalope, a high-spirited music enthusiast who is eager to "help" Nick put on a good show.

National Head Start Music Time! (Morning Session)

http://go.nhsa.org/music-am

NHSA is pleased to invite you to National Head Start Music Time, a weekly opportunity for Head Start children to participate in an engaging, online music and movement curriculum. We are proud to partner with Nick Young, an early childhood music and movement educator with nearly 30 years of experience, and with Pinky Pie Jackalope, a high-spirited music enthusiast who is eager to "help" Nick put on a good show.

Summer Garden Planning

Virtual

Join us for a year of gardening ideas! As part of the Gro More Good Garden Grant Initiative, you are invited to attend a special webinar hosted by the National Head Start Association, Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening focused on engaging family members in youth garden efforts. Involving family members in your Head Start garden is always win for everyone involved, but even more important now as schools and centers are closed across the country. In this webinar, we will share easy garden activity ideas you can recommend to families to keep them gardening at home during these challenging times. With a focus on projects that can be completed with minimal supplies in limited spaces, we will hope to show how gardening can be accessible for all. Seasonal gardening ideas including suggested plant lists Sample lessons from the SEEDS Curriculum by the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center Recipes young children can help make using seasonal produce Tips from past Gro More Good Head Start Garden Grant Winners

2021 Leadership Education and Development Summit (LEADS)

Virtual

Virtual Conference Leadership Education and Development Summit (LEADS) June 22 - June 24, 2021 Leadership reimagined LEADS is an accessible experience designed to drive results by touching all levels of Head Start leadership Energize your team Join your colleagues from across the country for three days of networking, sharing knowledge, and innovative best practices and skills. Interested in attending? Register now The first-ever Leadership Education and Development Summit (LEADS), will take place virtually June 22-24, 2021. Right now Head Start and Early Head Start programs all across the country need prepared, innovative, and committed leadership. It is difficult to imagine leaders more committed than Head Start, but LEADS has much to offer to enhance our community's innovative best practices and skills. Here is a partial listing of the topics we'll be diving into: Self-regulated leadership Inspiration leadership Inclusive leadership Program planning Succession planning Grants and reviews Data policies and procedures EHS/Child Care partnerships ERSEA School readiness Community engagement Sponsors As a virtual conference, LEADS will feature a format to enhance the benefits of remote learning. Every time slot will feature three concurrent breakout sessions, and recordings will be made available for 30 days after the conference so you can catch…