Parent and Family Engagement Conference

December 12 - 15, 2022 | Dallas, Texas

NHSA’s annual Parent and Family Engagement Conference is the only national event that focuses on how Head Start parents, families, and staff can best partner to promote both family engagement and children’s development. We will explore a wide range of new resources and thinking on the forefront topics of early childhood development and how Head Start programs can address the needs of children, families, and staff.

Join Us as a Presenter

NHSA now collecting presentation proposals for the 2022 Parent and Family Engagement Conference. To make the conference a rich experience, educational sessions will be clearly designated as relevant to one or more Community of Practice. Consider proposing one or more sessions linked to a Community of Practice. NHSA is also dedicated to providing content that is focused on strengthening parent’s skills and knowledge in being the best parent they can be. Sessions that focus on educating parents in child development, literacy, budgeting, etc., are highly encouraged.

Presenter Pricing

While the registration fee for each lead presenter is complimentary, our registration policy permits up to two co-presenters to register at a reduced registration rate of $165 each.

Registration Rates

  • Non-Member: Coming soon!
  • Super Early Bird: Coming soon!
  • Early Bird: Coming soon!
  • Regular Member: Coming soon!
  • Onsite Member: Coming soon!

Communities of Practice

NHSA organizes sessions into Communities of Practice areas, which facilitate networked learning between both peers and experts. A Communities of Practice is a group of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do. The nine Communities of Practice are:

  1. ERSEA
  2. Data (Management and CQI)
  3. Health and Wellness
  4. Education and Child Development
  5. Family and Community Engagement
  6. Parents
  7. HR/Program Operations
  8. Fiscal
  9. New Directors

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