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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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Summer Safety Tips for Early Care and Education Programs

Posted on May 1, 2019 in News

The summer months offer many opportunities for children’s exploration and play in outdoor learning environments. With proper...

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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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Head Start Welcomes Administration’s Review of Designation Renewal System

Posted on Jan 21, 2018 in News

NHSA Has Led Community in Advocating for Reforms of DRS WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association today applauded an...

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NHSA Comments on Changes to Duration Requirement

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 in News

Waiving Unfunded Mandate is ‘Best Outcome’ WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association commented today on the announcement that...

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October is Head Start Awareness Month!

Posted on Sep 10, 2017 in News

October was first proclaimed Head Start Awareness Month by President Ronald Reagan on October 22, 1982. Ever since, October has been a...

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Early Childhood Education Scholarship

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 in News

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction is offering a $3,000 Early Childhood Education Scholarship for residents of ND pursuing...

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