National Head Start Association


  • To Lead.  To be the untiring voice that will not be quiet until every vulnerable child is served with the Head Start model of support for the whole child, the family and community
  • To Advocate. To work diligently for policy changes that ensure all vulnerable children and families have what they need to succeed.


  • To coalesce, inspire, and support the Head Start field as a leader in early childhood development and education.
  • We are compelled to fulfill this mission by the promise of all possible outcomes:
  • One powerful, united Head Start voiceA collegial, collaborative Head Start field
  • Nonpartisan support of an increased federal commitment to Head start
  • Healthier, empowered children and families, and stronger more vibrant communities.

Click here to visit the National Head Start Association website.

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