Topic: Child Tax Credit | Head Start and Early Head Start programs are uniquely positioned to ensure every one of their families applies for the Child Tax Credit. This funding aims to support over 4 million children living in poverty, and 1 million of those are enrolled in Head Start/Early Head Start programs. But, without support, many families will not have the understanding or access to apply successfully. This Ignite session aims to pull together the best ideas around supporting families before the November 15th enrollment date to receive the full benefit.
Take a 9-month learning journey with other Head Start/Early Head Start Directors. Here you will dig into a wide range of issues related to leading a HS/EHS program, including effective leadership development, communication and advocacy, operations, and more.
With monthly online meetings, you will hear from experienced leaders in the field and be led by NHSA’s team of content experts. You will work with your peers to develop solutions to current issues and discuss future trends. Don’t miss this professional growth opportunity!
This 9-month credential is for Head Start leaders who are physically present on-site most days of the week. Working alongside colleagues from across the country, candidates will learn best practices in management and leadership, discover how to set tone and culture, and develop skills to manage the day-to-day responsibilities that make up Head Start/Early Head Start programming.
This course includes independent online work, monthly virtual meetings, project-based learning experiences, problem-solving activities, and discussions about real-world issues site leaders are facing today. You will work with your peers to develop solutions to current issues and discuss future trends. Don’t miss this professional growth opportunity!
This summer, nearly 400 health managers, nutrition experts, and Head Start directors—representing around 20% of Head Start agencies nationwide—shared their perspectives on barriers that children and families face when trying to access health services. Join us to preview the findings and discuss key takeaways and recommendations for federal and state governments, local agencies who work with Head Start programs, and Head Start programs themselves.
Topic: Dollar per Child | Parent Policy Councils need the right tools and support if they are going to be successful leaders of your annual Dollar per Child campaign. In this Ignite session, we will walk through the fundraising resources NSHA has created for you and share additional networking opportunities. Let’s make an impact together.