Resources

What the Infrastructure Deal Means for Head Start

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is a monumental step forward for the nation. While much more direct impacts to Head Start and Early Head Start will likely be observed in the pending Build Back Better legislation (including pre-k and child care expansion), the infrastructure package does hold some key provisions for the Head Start…

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Head Start: Uniquely Positioned to Create Digital Equity

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3 Ways to Increase Access to High Speed Internet

Equitable access to high-speed internet is essential to preparing children for success in school and beyond.

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Policy Brief: Start with Head Start

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Parent Gauge Training Videos

Three one-hour Parent Gauge video training sessions that cover Program and Center Administrator roles, the tool, and conducting interviews.

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2021 Head Start Awareness Month

Check out how NHSA celebrated Head Start Awareness Month in 2021.

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Breastfeeding and Early Nutrition for Infants

Dr. Kimarie Bugg talks about breastfeeding inequities in the African American community and how Early Head Start can support new parents.

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Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

Dr. Neel Shah talks about maternal mortality rates in the U.S. and how Early Head Start can support better outcomes.

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Promoting Resilience after Natural Disasters

Head Start can provide support and care for those impacted by the the trauma of natural disasters while also promoting resilience for families and children.

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Early Language Development: The Power of Gesture

Dr. Lori Foran talks about language development in infants and the power of gesture.

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Infant Executive Function

Experts from the Bezos Foundation talk about the importance of executive function and how babies start to develop these vital life skills.

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Early Identification of Disabilities

Two leading experts talk about how Early Head Start can support their children and families through early identification.

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