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RESCHEDULED: April 17 ND Early Childhood Institute

Posted on Apr 1, 2020 in News

To ensure our attendees’ safety during the COVID-19 public health emergency the April 17 ND Early Childhood Institute will be...

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Make Your Family Count

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 in News

Nationally, 34.7% of the country has already completed the census. Has your Head Start community been counted? Now’s the time!When you...

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Head Start Welcomes Infusion of $750 Million to Shore Up Services Impacted by COVID-19

Posted on Mar 26, 2020 in News

March 26, 2020 Bill Also Will Help Stabilize Child Care, Nutrition, Housing, and Other Services Critical for Head Start Children and...

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2020 Census

Posted on Mar 20, 2020 in News

Encourage families to respond to the 2020 Census by completing the questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail. The 2020 Census is a count...

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Thank You for Supporting the NDHSA on Giving Hearts Day!

Posted on Feb 24, 2020 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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Happy Birthday Early Head Start!

Posted on Feb 4, 2020 in News

Happy birthday, Early Head Start (EHS)! This year, the Office of Head Start is celebrating 25 years of providing family-centered services...

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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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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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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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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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