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51 years of Opportunity 1965-2016 For fifty years Head Start has been the premier model for providing the whole child an opportunity for success in school and in life. Since the summer of 1965, more than 31 million children have benefited from Head Start’s comprehensive services – they have become business women and men, professors, […]

Region IX Scholarships


The 2016 Region 9 Head Start Association education scholarships are now available! Application due February 29, 2016 RIXHSA offers (3) memorial scholarships, in commemoration of Al Orozco, Torcey Wiley, and Ron Bernard, three people who supported Head Start’s efforts and were committed to its goals. Each scholarship is $500.  See below for requirements and instructions. Al […]

Events & Conferences

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Join us, go beyond the normal workday and lean in to your professional learning.   Region 9 Head Start Association offers professional development opportunities that serve to enhance high quality early childhood education programs serving children ages birth to five.  Whether you are located within the Region 9 states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada, or beyond, we […]

Alumni of the Head Start Program

If you are a Head Start Alumni from Arizona, California, Hawaii & the Outer Pacific, or Nevada, we want to hear about your experience and memories at Head Start. Contact us to share your story!