The Texas Head Start Association's mission is to speak, represent and advocate for the Texas 0-5 early childhood community.
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NEWS: Renew Your Support

Renew your support and commitment to advocate for the Texas zero to five early childhood community through your membership of Texas Head Start Association. Learn about all the benefits and more!


2015 Membership and Agency forms are now available. Please consider renewing today!


NEWS: School Readiness Goals

Everyone has a role to play in helping children meet school readiness goals! The Office of Head Start defines school readiness as "children possessing the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success in school and for later learning and life."


Each week the School Readiness Spotlight Series will highlight a different role in Head Start. Find out what school readiness means for you and how your position impacts school readiness goals. Share useful resources and identify new opportunities for collaboration and growth!


NEWS: Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education (ED) have launched Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! to encourage developmental and behavioral screening for children to support the families and providers who care for them.


The program will help families look for and celebrate milestones, promote universal screenings, identify delays as early as possible, and improve the support available to help children succeed in school and thrive alongside their peers. Learn more...


NEWS: Navigating Health Care Reform

With healthcare mandates changing daily, many employers have questions about how healthcare reform will affect their businesses and what steps they can take to protect the health of their company and employees. Holmes Murphy & Associates is providing Texas Head Start Association members an opportunity be advised on the following:

  • The specifics of employer mandates outlined by the Affordable Care Act,

  • practical strategies for reducing costs and remaining compliant,

  • options for addressing healthcare reform from an employer's prospective and

  • proven strategies that bring about measurable clinical and financial results to flatten your healthcare trend

  • Learn more!



Texas Head Start Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization
 2014 Texas Head Start Association
121 North Crestwood Blvd., Desoto, Texas 75115-5216