North Carolina Head Start Association

About Us

About Us

The North Carolina Head Start Association (NCHSA) represents 59 federally funded Head Start Grantees across North Carolina. This includes a Tribal (Cherokee) and Migrant programs, as well as community action, private non-profit, county government, board of education and single purpose agencies. 

Quick Facts

Head Start and Early Head Start Jobs
Funded Slots for Children
Grantees in North Carolina

Welcome Message for the NCHSA annual conference 2023
Josh Stein, North Carolina Attorney General.

Professional Development

NCHSA organizes and assists with several professional development events throughout the year, such as the Annual Training Conference, New Directors Orientation, Director’s Caucus meetings and special Cluster training events. 


Networking and Collaboration

Members enjoy the opportunity to network at collaborative events held in partnership with, partner agencies, social service and early childhood organizations.

Communication and Marketing

We are building our capacity to serve as a one-stop resource both for NC Head Start programs and for parents, community partners, collaborative partners, elected officials and anyone with an interest in Head Start Association.

Technical Support

NCHSA supports members in researching issues and questions, and provides referrals and information as appropriate.