What's New

2016 Annual Training Conference and Parent Institute  

*Register ONLINE*

In memoriam of our dear friend Vanessa Rich

New Directors/Leaders Series More Information and Register NOW!

IHSAdvisor: Reflections and Connections / December 2015

IHSAdvisor: Reflections and Connections / November 2015

IHSAdvisor: Reflections and Connections / October 2015

2015-2016 Professional Development Training Packet 


CLASS Two Day Observer Two Day Training 


Watch our Data Infrastructure Grow

Draft Guiding Principles




Illinois Head Start Association Mission Statement:

Our Mission:
IHSA mobilizes and strengthens its membership by creating a passion for leadership and advocacy in the interest of our most vulnerable children and families.

Our Values:

  • Leadership that proactively pursues the possibility of change
  • Integrity through transparency and accountability
  • A unified voice, reflective of diversity and respect for all
  • Relationship-based partnerships that promote intentional collaborations

Our Vision
Caring and committed communities that maximize the potential of ALL children and families.

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