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Posted on Dec 30, 2019 in News

Please vote for the North Dakota Head Start Association to receive a donation from Laney’s! You can vote once a day from now until...

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Head Start Thanks Champions in Congress for Historic Investment in Children and Families

Posted on Dec 30, 2019 in News

Cheers Targeted Funding for Head Start to Address Trauma  WASHINGTON, DC, December 19, 2019 – Following passage today in the...

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Help a Head Start Child Get Ready for School This Year!

Posted on Nov 26, 2019 in News

Head Start programs promote school readiness of children by supporting the development of the whole child. Head Start provides...

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November is National Homelessness Awareness Month

Posted on Nov 1, 2019 in News

November is National Homelessness Awareness Month, an important time to think about how we can best support children and families...

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Early Childhood Educators are Underpaid, Undervalued, and Overstressed

Posted on Oct 20, 2019 in News

But here are three things you can do to create change By Cody Kornack, Senior Manager of Congressional Affairs It goes without saying that...

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NOW ENROLLING Families in ND Head Start & Early Head Start Programs

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 in News

North Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start Programs are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year! To find the Head Start...

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Head Start Cheers House Passage of Robust Funding Bill

Posted on Jun 19, 2019 in News

Bill Includes $750 Million to Aid Head Start in Addressing Surge in Childhood Trauma WASHINGTON, DC — The National Head Start...

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The Importance of Increasing Head Start Funding

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 in News

In response to President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal By Cody Kornack, Senior Manager of Congressional...

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Thank You for Supporting the NDHSA on Giving Hearts Day!

Posted on Feb 23, 2019 in News

Thank you for your donations to the North Dakota Head Start Association! It is through generous support like yours that the NDHSA can...

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Father of Head Start: FFYF Honors the Life of Dr. Edward F. Zigler

Posted on Feb 11, 2019 in News

Dr. Edward Zigler, recognized as the “Father of Head Start,” passed away Thursday, February 7th, at the age of 88. FFYF is grateful for...

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Winter 2018 Early Care and Education Newsletter

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 in News

The Winter Early Care and Education Newsletter is now available! Winter 2018 ECE...

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NHSA partners with Special Olympics to Get Kids Moving

Posted on Sep 1, 2018 in News

“For more than 50 years, Head Start and Special Olympics have had the same belief: that every child has a gift and every child...

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A New Focus on School Readiness

Posted on Sep 1, 2018 in News

The Office of Head Start (OHS) has announced a new focus on school readiness. In this short video, Dr. Deborah Bergeron discusses her...

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NHSA Wins Innovation Prize

Posted on Jul 1, 2018 in News

A project led by NHSA was chosen as a Top Idea in the Early Childhood (EC) Innovation Prize! The project, “Helping Children Thrive Through...

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Presentation Handouts from ECE Conference

Posted on Apr 13, 2018 in News

THANK YOU for attending the April 12-13, 2018, Early Childhood Education Spring Conference, Baymont Inn & Suites, Mandan, ND. This...

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A $1.3 billion win for Head Start Children, Families, and Staff!

Posted on Mar 12, 2018 in News

Dear Head Start Colleagues, We did it! After more than a year of your persistent action, tireless advocacy, and hard, dedicated work, we...

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How to Introduce Toddlers and Babies to Books

Posted on Feb 28, 2018 in News

This resource provides research-based tips on how to share books with babies and toddlers to maximize the joy and learning of book-reading...

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Research Summary: The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

Posted on Feb 27, 2018 in News

This two-page summary discusses the key takeaways of Professor Heckman’s latest research, “The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early...

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ND Dental Foundation Provides Dental Kits to ND Head Start & Early Head Start Programs

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 in News

The ND Dental Foundation is rolling out their ND Toothbrush Project with ND Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. The ND Dental...

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Congress Passes Disaster Relief Funding for Head Start

Posted on Feb 10, 2018 in News

Nearly 100,000 Head Start Children Were Impacted by Storms   WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association today welcomed...

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