Mar. 29 - Apr. 2, 2015
About this Conference NHSA’s Annual Head Start Conference and Expo is the largest national event devoted to the Head Start and Early Head Start community. This year more than 5,000 executive directors, directors, administrators, managers, teachers, policy council members, and parents from every state will gather in Washington, D.C. March 29 - April 2, 2015.
For Current Credential Candidates Supporting the Candidate in the Credentialing Process The following is a list of suggestions to help guide family services and health services candidates through the credential process. It is recommended that a Credential Supervisor be in a current position in the program as a family or health services manager/coordinator and have at least five years of experience in family or health services, with at least three of those years spent in a Head Start program.
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Photo: Family Service Advocates from NINOS, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start, San Benito,Texas, proudly display their NHSA Academy Basic Family Services Credentials Overview The National Head Start Association understands the importance of enlisting skilled family and health service professionals in providing comprehensive, high quality services to children and their families.
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.
What Scholarships and Awards are available? Edward Zigler Innovation Award Since Head Start's inception in 1965, Dr. Edward Zigler has played a central role in the ongoing development of our program design. This award is to celebrate those local programs who have partnered to create innovative and high impact services to children and families. View application details.
Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships
Potential Candidates About the NHSA Health Services Credentials Program The NHSA Health Services Credentials Program is designed especially for Head Start health services providers! This professional development course offers an opportunity for health services staff to demonstrate their knowledge and skills. The credential course is competency-based and organized in a self-study, portfolio format.
Edward Zigler Innovation Award Since Head Start's inception in 1965, Dr. Zigler has played a central role in the ongoing development of our program design. This award is to celebrate those local programs who have partnered to create high impact services to children and families. Award specific criteria: