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.
September 23 - 26, 2019
Preparing Head Start for the next year—and beyond Needless to say, it’s been a busy year in Washington, D.C, and 2020 is shaping up to be no different. In today’s evolving world, growing Head Start’s bipartisan support is of paramount importance. That’s why we’re calling on Head Start leaders from across the country to join us in Washington to work together in building on Head Start’s long history of success.
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.