Agency Messages - June 2019

Agency Messages - June 2019 — Jun 18, 2019

The Iowa Head Start Association Board met Thursday, June 13 2019 and has the following messages for you:


NEW! 2019-2020 Professional Development Offerings

Please take advantage of the great PD offerings through IHSA.  Click here for the full list of events. 


Save the Date! October 3-5: Early Childhood Institute and IHSA Annual Meeting

Registration is now open.

            -IHSA is offering a Pre Institute Session on October 3 on Conscious Discipline

            -IHSA Annual meeting and awards recognition will be held October 4


Staff Email Updates

To ensure that all Head Start staff enjoy the value of their membership, please send updated staff lists with emails to


Open Board Positions

There will be there open at-large positions on the IHSA board for 2019-2020. If you are interested in serving on the board, complete the board member nomination form and return to Deadline to submit forms is July 31, 2019. Elections will be held in August.


Legislative Updates

Interested in knowing more about what’s happening during the legislative session?  Subscribe to the Child and Family Policy Center policy update.


Statewide Committee Representation

Please remember that if you represent IHSA on a statewide board or committee (i.e. State Child Care Advisory, ECI Steering Committee, etc), the board would like to hear from you.  Please complete this brief report about the meetings you attend and send to