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2015 Directors Institute

June 3-5, 2015

Starved Rock Lodge / Utica, IL 


2015 Leadership and Management Retreat

June 10 & 11, 2015

Starved Rock Lodge / Utica, IL  

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SAVE THE DATE: Region V Leadership and Professional Development Conference / October 12 – 15, 2015 / Hyatt Regency Chicago, Illinois

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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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