Membership provides a rare opportunity to belong to a community passionate about being a window of opportunity for our most vulnerable children and their families. Membership also provides opportunities for professional development and access to a wealth of Head Start and Early Head Start resources.

Individual
  • NHSA advocacy keeps the window of opportunity open for at risk children and families
  • Members-only news and critical analysis of federal legislation that affects Head Start programs
  • NHSA brings the voice of its members to Congress and the Administration
  • Access to NHSA's year-round professional development webinars
  • Scholarships and Awards recognize the valuable contributions of Head Start programs, partners, staff, and parents
  • Access to members-only Web site

Affiliate
  • NHSA advocacy keeps the window of opportunity open for at risk children and families
  • Members-only news and critical analysis of federal legislation that affects Head Start programs
  • NHSA brings the voice of its members to Congress and the Administration
  • Access to NHSA's year-round professional development webinars
  • Discounted registration for NHSA conferences and other NHSA training events
  • Access to The Block for online networking (Communities of Practice)

  • Access to members-only Web site

Associate
  • NHSA advocacy keeps the window of opportunity open for at risk children and families
  • Members-only news and critical analysis of federal legislation that affects Head Start programs
  • NHSA brings the voice of its members to Congress and the Administration
  • Access to NHSA's year-round professional development webinars
  • Discounted registration for NHSA conferences and other NHSA training events
  • Access to members-only Web site

Program
  • NHSA advocacy keeps the window of opportunity open for at risk children and families
  • Members-only news and critical analysis of federal legislation that affects Head Start programs
  • NHSA brings the voice of its members to Congress and the Administration
  • Access to NHSA's year-round professional development webinars
  • Discounted registration for NHSA conferences and other NHSA training events
  • Access to The Block for online networking (Communities of Practice)

  • Scholarships and Awards recognize the valuable contributions of Head Start programs, partners, staff, and parents
  • The opportunity to participate in the Quality Initiative, a national program recognizing excellence in Head Start
  • Access to members-only Web site

Disaster Relief Fund

The National Head Start Association (NHSA) Disaster Relief Fund is used to assist NHSA member Head Start and Early Head Start programs and their staff and families who become victims of natural disasters.