North Carolina Head Start Association

Summer Leadership and Family Engagement Conference

Hotel Ballast - Wilmington, NC


Summer Leadership/Family Engagement Conference
July 26 - 28, 2023

This conference is for family engagement specialist, advocates, and staff, as well as parents. There will also be a leadership track for Head Start Directors, Assistant Directors, CEO’s, Executive Directors, Human Resources, Fiscal, and other leadership staff.


Hotel Information

301 N Water St,
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
United States
(910) 763-5900

Your program will receive the hotel link once your registration is completed. This includes payment and participant list.


Call for Proposals

The North Carolina Head Start Association (NCHSA) invites you to submit a proposal for presentation at our 2023 Family Engagement/Leadership conference. Our conferences provide the perfect opportunity to connect with colleagues and gain insight from noted speakers and knowledgeable presenters addressing key issues, quality initiatives, and best practices. Our training conferences are uniquely designed to meet the diverse needs and interests of the Head Start community.

Deadline for submission is June 9th, 2023

Selection of proposals will be made by our T&TA team. Once a proposal has been approved, the Lead Presenter will receive notification of our decision by June 14th, 2023.

 Training categories include:

Sponsorships and Exhibitors

The North Carolina Head Start Association (NCHSA) invites you to submit an application for sponsorship for our Family Engagement conference. Becoming a corporate sponsor shows a vested interest in NCHSA and our member programs. As a corporate sponsor, your company is doing more than establishing or strengthening its connection to our member network, but you’re also joining a community of professionals, parents and partners dedicated to making a difference.

The sponsorship year is valid from February to November of each year. Our corporate sponsorship program is a powerful tool to expand and strengthen customer service networks to support quality, advocacy, and professional development. These areas are key to enhancing our programs each day.