National Head Start Association


NHSA Mission Statement

NHSA is an advocacy organization for Head Start that drives legislative action; seeks to unify voices; and offers quality services and products that enhance the lives of children, families and communities.

NHSA Vision Statement

NHSA will lead vulnerable children and families to a secure future by ensuring that Head Start remains the premier child development service in America.

NHSA Goals

  1. To provide a unified national voice which serves as a catalyst to influence federal legislation and policies that impact Head Start children and families.
  2. To provide high quality professional development opportunities and other support services for Head Start staff and parents.
  3. To provide adequate human and capital resources to support the mission of NHSA.

NHSA Bylaws

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