January 27 - January 31, 2020
2020: The Year Ahead for Head Start Join Head Start leaders in Washington, D.C. at the start of 2020 to discuss what a new year means for Head Start. We need you in Washington where your voices and your stories will make Head Start’s impact felt throughout the halls of Congress. Are you up to the task? Take action to make this Congress one that understands, values, and empowers the important role Head Start serves for children and families.
December 9 - December 13, 2019
Promoting parent and family engagement NHSA’s 37th annual Parent and Family Engagement Conference is the only national event that focuses on how Head Start parents, families, and staff can best partner to promote both family engagement and children’s development. The 2019 Parent and Family Engagement conference will explore a wide range of new resources and thinking on the forefront topics of young children and how Head Start programs can address the needs of children, families, and staff.
March 29 - April 2, 2020
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House Bill Supports Head Start’s Role in Aiding Children Experiencing Trauma
54 years ago, on May 18th, 1965, Head Start was created by the stroke of President Johnson’s pen. Since that ceremony in the White House’s Rose Garden, we have been celebrating Head Start’s impact on the lives of millions of children and families across the country. This year NHSA is celebrating Head Start’s birthday all week long!
*/ 2019 MDA: Schedule and Session Descriptions Join us for a journey through the Head Start grant cycle, from Planning to Outcomes to Data to the Workforce. You will dive into how to build a strong foundation with effective program planning, setting goals and uniting your team to meet them, bringing your data to life, and getting inspired to adapt for improvement.
July 22 - 24, 2019
Congress Passes Bill with $55 Million for Head Start Programs
RISE from Trauma Act Recognizes Vital Role of Head Start in Supporting Children and Families
Where is the 2019 Manager and Director Academy being held? The Westin Indianapolis241 W. Washington St.Indianapolis, IN 46204 What airport is closest to The Westin Indianapolis? International Airport7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr,Indianapolis, IN 46241 Are the conference sessions being held at the same location? Yes. All sessions and activities for the 2019 Manager and Director Academy are being held at The Westin Indianapolis
Bill Includes $750 Million to Aid Head Start in Addressing Surge in Childhood Trauma
About this campaign Join NHSA as the Head Start community takes action to make sure Congress understands, values, and invests in the important role Head Start plays in the lives of vulnerable children, families and communities!
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