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Five Reasons to Join Illinois Head Start Association Today!

  1. Receive discounts on IHSA conferences and training opportunities.
  2. Enjoy IHSA support: IHSA represents Illinois Head Start on all major early childhood and other issue advocacy groups in the State. Your voice can be heard in these groups through IHSA’s membership/representation system.
  3. Take part in the larger National Head Start Association network through IHSA because IHSA is an affiliate. Your voice can also be heard nationally! IHSA has a long history of NHSA board representation.
  4. Network at IHSA’s training conference while attending top notch educational sessions on the latest topics.
  5. Protect your interests and the interests of our neediest children and families. You will be helping the Head Start community! Join Today.

Program Member (membership runs January 1st – December 31st)

Program Membership is composed of grantee AND delegate agency AND/OR program staff.  What’s not to love about that?

Program Members include ALL employees paid partially, or in full, with Early/Head Start funds, AND parents of currently enrolled children, AND current members of the local parent policy council/committee.  So again — what’s not to love about that?

Call us with any questions. Dues are calculated by enrollment numbers. Program Member renewal invoices are sent out to Program Directors each January.

Associate Member (membership runs January 1st – December 31st)

****There is not a pro-rated dues structure. Member fees are one flat rate .****

Associate membership is composed of two subsets.  The subsets of Associate Membership are:
Individual Members
Representative Members
Both subsets are classified as members of the Friends Component
      i. Individual Members are members who have an independent vested interest in pursuit of the     Association mission. The Associate Individual Member fee is $35.00
     ii. Representative Members are members who represent an agency, organization or corporation that has a vested interest in pursuit of the Association mission.   Associate members may have more than one person representing an agency, organization or corporation. To become an Associate Representative Member, please contact the Association Office at 217-241-3511.

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