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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.
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.
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:
Sargent Shriver Excellence in Community Service Award This award celebrates an individual's or organization's significant achievement through innovative community service to Head Start and Early Head Start. The nominee for this award should have excelled in addressing issues of poverty, early education, or community health. Award specific criteria:
Ron Herndon Head Start Parent Scholarship This scholarship honors Ron Herndon’s tireless efforts championing Head Start parents. The Ron Herndon scholarship celebrates Head Start parents who, through their own efforts to mobilize other parents and community members, have affected real change in their Head Start programs and/or communities.
Aubrey Puckett Memorial Award National Staff Award in memory of Aubrey Puckett – this award celebrates a Head Start alum (parent or child) now working for a Head Start or Early Head Start program who demonstrates their passion for serving through advocacy, career growth, and being actively involved in their program, community, or the state/national level to benefit Head Start families. Award-specific criteria:
June 29 - July 2, 2015
About the 2015 Academy The National Head Start Association is pleased to announce our 2015 Manager & Director Academy, June 29 – July 2, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas. Our theme this year is "50 Years of Leadership."