With a new Administration and Congress we are entering a new phase in Head Start's history. The 2017 National Head Start Conference provides the perfect opportunity to turn our sights and our imaginations toward the future and explore ways to pursue Head Start's mission even farther!
More than 200 educational sessions will provide professional development in these areas:
Implementing the New Head Start Program Performance Standards: Office of Head Start Priorities
Using Data to Create Impact: Learning from an Innovative Network
Early Education/Care and Child Development
Health, Nutrition, and Safety
Self-Development and Awareness Building
Social Emotional Development and Challenging Behavior
NHSA’s Annual Head Start Conference and Expo
It is the largest national event devoted to the Head Start and Early Head Start community. This year more than 5,000 executive directors, directors, administrators, managers, teachers, policy council members, and parents from every state will gather in Chicago, IL, April 7 - April 10, 2017.