All We Accomplished Together in 2022
From funding increases, to coming together to celebrate the promise of Head Start, we are proud of all we have accomplished together in 2022.
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.
Meet Paris Hill, NHSA’s 2022 Herndon Scholarship Awardee
Ron Herndon Head Start Parent Scholarship 2022 awardee Paris Hill says that Head Start has been instrumental in reaching her goals.
Partnerships Keep Head Start of Greater Dallas Strong
Head Start of Greater Dallas shares what makes them strong: strong partnerships, innovative classroom design, and openness to change.
For Catawba Children and Families, “Head Start is Heart Work”
The Iswa Head Start program on the Catawba Reservation in South Carolina advocates for equitable and accessible early childhood education.
Minnesota Invests State Funding in Early Head Start
Families First Minnesota Head Start and Early Head Start Director Sandy Simar shares how state supplemental funding impacts her program.
Why You Should Vote
NHSA Executive Director Yasmina Vinci shares why she votes and why Head Start should, too. In her words: “Head Start is not a voting block; we are part of the fabric of the U.S. On Election Day, we will cast our votes not only in honor of all those who came before us, but in honor of ourselves, our families, and our communities.”
National American Indian Heritage Month
NHSA extends our sincere thanks to NIHSDA for writing this blog in honor of National American Indian Heritage Month.
Native Heritage Thrives in Head Start Community Garden
Cankdeska Cikana Community College Head Start is an example of how a community garden can be an opportunity to honor Native heritage.
World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day, celebrated annually on October 10, presents an opportunity to pause and observe our own mental health.
A Breath of Life
AIAN Head Start is on the frontline in the preservation of native language and culture—key to native student confidence and lifelong success.
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.