2022 Winter Leadership Institute

January 24 - 27, 2022 | Washington, D.C.

Hear from leading experts

Take a four-day deep dive during the Winter Leadership Institute into the policy and advocacy issues that will impact Head Start for years to come.

Help secure Head Start's future

Meet with members of Congress and their staff, urging them to support Head Start as a proven, transformative model of effective early childhood education.

Interested in attending?

Network and Share

By convening leaders from across the country, our Leadership Institutes help drive the Head Start community forward. Meet with your colleagues from across the country, share in conversations about niche Head Start happenings, and make connections that last.

Advocate and Educate

NHSA’s government affairs team will make sure that you have all the resources you need to schedule virtual meetings with your members of Congress. These meetings connect your work to Congress’ agenda, so you can have a hand in shaping a strong future for Head Start. Together, we can make sure that this dialogue leads to results.

Learn and Grow

Leadership Institutes offer deep-dive insights into the policies that affect Head Start nationally and explore how these can be implemented locally. What’s the latest, and what can we expect in the months ahead?

At the 2022 Winter Leadership Institute, we will explore meaningful policies, the role of Head Start in our country’s recovery, and meet with lawmakers to help provide a level of stability that will make all the difference. You can register here. We must take this opportunity to stand up for Head Start.

The Leadership Institutes are essential, not only because they offer informative sessions and invaluable networking events, but because they provide the opportunity throughout the year to meet with members of Congress and their staff to build strong, impactful relationships.

Are you up to the task?

Join us in helping ensure this Congress is one that understands, values, and empowers the important role Head Start serves for our nation’s most vulnerable children and families.

Register now or sign up to learn more.



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