December 7-11, 2014
Partnerships play a central role in the Head Start model. NHSA’s annual Parent Conference and Family Engagement Institutes is the only national event that focuses on how communities, parents, families, and Head Start program staff can best partner to promote both parent and family engagement and children’s learning and development.
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.
June 24, 2013 - June 27, 2013
(This Institute will be held in conjunction with the National Head Start Manger & Director Academy) The Family Development Credential Program (FDC), administered by the University of Connecticut is a research-based professional development course and credentialing program for frontline family workers to learn and practice skills of strength-based family support. This four day interactive train-the-trainer Instructors’ Institute will certify Head Start staff as instructors, who will then offer the FDC program by training staff in their local communities.
March 18th, 2015 - 2:00 PM EDT
Getting a 2Gen Program Off the Ground The first episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar provded an overview of what we mean when we talk about "two-generation work" and insights into how the Educational Alliance and Parents in Community Action Head Start programs have designed programs to support their families' needs for education, job training, and living wage employment.
April 8th, 2015 - 2:00 PM EDT
Securing 2Gen Funding Streams The second episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar will explore public and private strategies Head Start grantees have pursued as they designed programs to support their families' needs for education, job training, and living wage employment. Hear from Southwest Human Development, a local foundation, and staff of the National Head Start Association and National Community Action Partnership with a broad perspective on funding opportunities.
April 15th, 2015 - 2:00 PM EDT
Partnering with Employers and Colleges The third episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar explored ways that Head Start grantees have pursued partnerships with employers and colleges as they designed programs to support their families' needs for education, job training, and living wage employment. Learn from the Elyse Rosenblum of the Employer Pathways Project and Head Start program leaders from AVANCE Houston and Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc!
May 6th, 2015 - 2:00 PM EDT
Health, Relationships, and Social Capital
May 27th, 2015 - 2:00 PM EDT
Asset Building for Families The sixth episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar focused on strategies for helping families build assets and save toward goals that support family well-being in the short and long-term. Learn from Head Start program leaders from Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc. and Garrett County Community Action Committee and gain a national perspective on asset building work from the Corporation for Enterprise Development.
April 29th - 1:00 PM ET
U. S. Census Bureau Training on Accessing Statistics April 29th, 1:00 PM ET This webinar will help Head Start users in the search and navigation of the Census website, and in locating specific topical data as it relates to children. We will include visual examples, show you actual tools to locate and access data, and demonstrate how these data can be used.
April 29th - 2:00 PM ET
Get Your Children Moving and Making Healthy Choices! Introducing "Smart from the Start," an early education curriculum April 29th - 2:00 PM ET Join our webinar and find out how to apply for our new grant, aimed at training up your team and successfully implementing "energy balance" in your Head Start program. The program fully aligns to Head Start and is open to NHSA members. Learn more at TogetherCounts.com/HeadStart NHSA Members Registration