Bold Leadership

As the 2022-23 program year approaches, Head Start and Early Head Start programs must be ready to continue their commitment to children and families. The impact of COVID on programs is clear. Bold Leadership is the key to revitalizing your staff and renewing your own commitment to them, your children, and their families. This special series from The Academy at NHSA brings new voices, ideas, and energy to Head Start and Early Head Start leaders who are ready to start the new year with gusto!

Watch the Series On-Demand

Webinar: A Head Start on Housing for America’s Families

This presentation shows how this pilot program was established and offers tips on how to bring a Head Start on Housing to your state. 


Bold Leadership Series: Leading In Challenging Times

Challenging times shows the changes we need to overcome and the types of performance and strategic systems needed to survive and thrive.


Build Partnerships with Bold Leadership

Retired Head Start director Paula Margraf offers new ways to approach building long lasting, effective partnerships in your community.


Prevent Burn Out with Bold Leadership

Identifies some of the rules that are tiring you out and helps you make new rules that are your own and they are waiting to be written!


Bold Leadership Series: Leading in VUCA Times

President of the National Dropout Prevention Center Ray McNulty defines a "VUCA World" and how to accept the challenges that lie ahead.


Bold Leadership Series: Addressing Burnout

On July 14, Executive Director of Rural Utah Child Development Keri Newman Allred will join NHSA to identify—and embrace—burnout.


Macy Jones, Bold and Decisive Leader in Times of Crisis

Head Start Director Macy Jone's community was hit hard by COVID-19. She hired a full-time licensed clinician to provide support.


Preparation and Collaboration Serve Families in Crisis

Deputy Director of Duval Head Start/Early Head Start in Florida Maria McNair went a long way to help families adjust to virtual programming.