Welcome, Head Start Alumni!

We are Head Start.

About The Network...

Over the last six decades, 37 million children have been served by Head Start. Their stories and testimony are living proof points of Head Start’s impact. Head Start alumni hail from communities across the country. We serve and work in every sector worldwide—from boardrooms to classrooms, from cockpits to courtrooms. Innovators and communicators, advocates and thinkers, health care heroes and teachers—alumni are connected by a shared love for the first learning experience that told us we belonged.

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2024 Summer Graduation Celebration! Submit your graduate by June 14th

Submit the form below if you or a graduate of high school or college is a Head Start Alumnus and wants to be featured on the NHSA Alumni Network.

In Their Words...

The Head Start Alumni Network sustains Head Start’s legacy for children and families through national advocacy, local support, and meaningful professional connections. The Network demonstrates Head Start’s proven model of success as well as its far-reaching and long-lasting impact.

Alumni Spotlight: Angela Groves

Head Start alumna Angela Groves supports families in rural communities. Head Start is often the only program for kids in those small, rural areas.

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Alumni Spotlight: Living History

When Dr. Iris Cumberbatch’s mother learned about Head Start, she signed her up right away. She didn’t know it then, but they were making history!

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Head Start “Opens World of Possibilities” for Mom and Daughter

Head Start created a formal leadership and policymaking role for parents and community members called the Policy Council.

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Alumni Spotlight: Published Author, Age 10

Atyia is a former student of ICS Head Start and the author of the “Mean Girls: A Bunch of Bullies,” a story about the impact of bullying.

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