This month, we encourage you to think about how you are grateful for Head Start! Whether you are a parent who has received job training, a teacher who had the opportunity to change the lives of children, or an alum who started your path to success at Head Start, we invite you to post and give thanks for Head Start!
NHSA is promoting a national initiative between Head Start programs and local police departments. The idea is simple: celebrate Head Start children and families by using books to build bridges of collaboration, understanding and support.
In honor of Head Start’s birthday on May 18th, NHSA is partnering with Scholastic to organize 1,000 community reading days across the country. This is an amazing opportunity to unite the Head Start field and highlight the importance of local engagement in Head Start classrooms.
The NHSA Book Club is designed to facilitate rich discussions among Head Start staff across the country about books that are relevant to the issues involved in working with vulnerable children, families, and communities.
In 1965, our nation made a commitment to open a window of opportunity for at-risk children through "Project Head Start." In the 50+ years since, nearly 33 million Americans have attended Head Start. Are you one of them?
The NHSA Quality Initiative: Head Start Performance Excellence and Quality Recognition program is the only program of its kind recognizing and supporting excellence and outstanding performance of Head Start programs across the nation.
The Two Generations Together Initiative is focused on increasing awareness of two-generation adult education and job training models that are part of the comprehensive child and family services delivered by Head Start programs across the country.
The First Advocates Pilot Project will nurture parent voices and empower a select group of Head Start parents as leaders who can carry out a variety of strategic advocacy activities in their communities and around the nation.
NHSA is excited to be launching a partnership with the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) that will provide grants of over $160,000 over three years to five Head Start programs to enhance their family engagement work by incorporating NCFL's Family Learning program.