Help Secure a Stronger Start, Brighter Future for Our Children
Your help is needed to ensure that California invests the resources required to strengthen Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Together, we can improve the entire early childhood education and care system.
Please contact your legislators today to tell them to fund Head Start and Early Head Start programs – and invest in California’s most vulnerable children and families. Sending this pre-drafted message will only take one minute of your time.
Introducing: Head Start California
Allow me to introduce you to the new ‘us.’ We are now: Head Start California! After a year-long process of exploring and clarifying our purpose, core values and key services, the board of directors has adopted a new brand image for your state Head Start association. View a PowerPoint here that visually shows the transition of California Head Start Association to Head Start California.
Why rebrand? This is not just about a new logo.
The Bookshelf: A New Member Resource
The Bookshelf is Head Start California’s member community book review center. We all learn by reading. Here, you can share the books that teach and inspire you. What have you read that broadened your thinking, shifted your perspective, or changed your practice? Let your Head Start colleagues know: what’s worth reading? Submit your review here.
Don’t miss out on fantastic nationwide speakers at our 2019 Annual Conference!
The countdown begins and we are ONE MONTH away from our 2019 Annual Conference in Riverside, California! Make sure you register, you do not want to miss out on this professional development opportunity.
CHSA 2019 Annual Conference: Riverside Convention Center- 3637 5th St, Riverside, CA 92501
– Parent & Family Engagement Conference – Feb. 4-5th
– NEW: SPLASH into California! Frog Street Early Childhood Institute – Feb. 5th
– Education Conference – February 6-8th
Keynote Presentations Include:
Head Start In the News: December 2018
What’s New in the Head Start and Early Childhood education arena? Here is a timely update to keep you in the loop!
What California can learn from universal preschool in other states
As momentum builds in California to expand early childhood education programs, the state has the opportunity to look outside its borders and learn from other states and cities that have moved in the direction of offering universal preschool. During his campaign, Governor-elect Gavin Newsom said he was “committed to universal preschool,