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. We define a natural disaster as the following: a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss of life or property damage. The fund provides the following:
How to maximize your participation at our conferences. Each NHSA event presents the Head Start community with unique opportunity to learn from experts, engage in active peer to peer sharing and celebrate our community’s achievements.
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July 9 - 12, 2018
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July 9 - 11, 2018
What is the Early Childhood Innovation Summit? The story of Head Start begins with innovation. A group of experts from across the many disciplines that touched the lives of vulnerable children consciously designed Head Start as an intervention to disrupt poverty and pursue social and racial justice in communities across the country. Since first launched in 2016, the Early Childhood Innovation Summit has emboldened impactful innovations by practitioners across the early childhood spectrum and inspired collaboration across industries.