April 28, 2014 - May 2, 2014
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 3,000 executive directors, directors, administrators, managers, teachers, policy council members, and parents from from every state will gather in Long Beach, California.
December 9-12, 2013
*The conference hotel is full. Click the Hotel link above for overflow hotels - just a short walk from the conference! Shared Governance and Family Engagement - two cornerstones of the Head Start model. As the nation’s attention turns toward early childhood education with an intensity not seen since Head Start’s founding 48 years ago, it is essential to keep these two building blocks in every conversation about potential new systems.
July 23, 2013
Understanding the CLASS Domains: A Focus on Instructional Support Gain an in-depth understanding of the CLASS Instructional Support domain within the context of the larger CLASS framework. This workshop will help Head Start leaders better support their staff in improving their interactions and scores, particularly within Instructional Support. Presenter: Anji GallanosWhere: YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta (Room 1230)100 Edgewood Ave, NEAtlanta, GA
December 1 - 4, 2015
June 26 - 28, 2017
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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.