Leadership Education and Development Summit

June 25 - 27, 2024 | Virtual Event

Building Foundations, Cultivating Excellence: A Head Start Leadership Summit

Right now, Head Start and Early Head Start programs all across the country need prepared, innovative, and committed leadership. The Leadership Education and Development Summit (LEADS) has much to offer to enhance our community’s innovative best practices and skills.

As a virtual conference, LEADS will feature a format to enhance the benefits of remote learning. In addition to an opening and closing keynote each day, every breakout time slot will feature three concurrent breakout sessions and recordings will be available for 30 days after the conference so you can catch anything you might have missed.

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Registration Rates

Register all of your leaders for LEADS! Take advantage of a 10% registration fee discount for groups three or larger and 25% for groups 20 or larger.

Early Bird Member Rate:

$529

Available until May 6*

NHSA Member Rate:

$639

Available until June 24*

Week of Event Member Rate:

$749

Available after June 24*

Regular Rate:

$824

Available to non-members

Alaska and Hawaii Member Rates:

$299

Available to member programs located in AK and HI.

* All discounts are available to those who are a staff or parent in a Head Start/Early Head Start program which has an active NHSA program membership. Sign up to save.

Schedule at a Glance

Please note that times are in Eastern Standard. Everything will be recorded and attendees will have access to the recordings for 30 days.

Tuesday, June 25

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Day One Opening Session

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Day One Closing Session

Wednesday, June 26

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Day Two Opening Session

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Day Two Closing Session

Thursday, June 27

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Day Three Opening Session

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Day Three Closing Session

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