Agency Messages - July 2018

Agency Messages - July 2018 — Jul 23, 2018

The Iowa Head Start Association Board met Wednesday, July 18, 2018 and has the following messages for you:

Board Elections

It’s time to vote for next year’s IHSA board members!  Please fill out your ballot here:


QRIS Update

The board has received the streamlined application for Head Start programs to utilize in the new QRIS system.  Please keep an eye out for a message and meeting invitation from IHSA board president, Tonya Weber with more details.


Early Care and Education Fall Institute

October 5-6, 2018 | Pre-Institute Workshops: October 4

Registration for the Iowa Early Care and Education Fall Institute, It Begins with Me, is NOW OPEN! Join us on October 5-6, 2018 (pre-institute workshops: October 4) in Altoona, Iowa. Discounted registration rates are available for members and for those who register before our Early Bird Deadline, September 5. We appreciate you sharing this information with your colleagues and others who may be interested.


Visit our website to view the full registration booklet and for updates over the coming summer months. Click here to register!


IHSA Annual Meeting

Please plan to join the IHSA board for the annual meeting on Friday, October 5th from 12 – 1 pm. Award winners will be honored at the meeting.


Staff Email Updates

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