NHSA Membership Options

Step 1: Choose Your Membership Category

Program Memberships

Open to all Head Start, Early Head Start, Alaska Native/American Indian, and Migrant and Seasonal grantees and delegates. Dues vary according to the size of your federal grant.

Individual Memberships

Head Start Staff

Employed by a Head Start Program and not a Head Start parent

Head Start Alumnus

Former Head Start Parent or Former Head Start Student, not employed by a Head Start program

Friend of Head Start

Someone interested in supporting Head Start


Someone employed by a University, College, or Research Organization


A Head Start parent with a child currently attending a Head Start program


Enrolled in a college or university, and not employed by a Head Start program

Affiliate Memberships

Affiliate members include national, regional, and state Head Start associations, and state collaboration offices

Associate Memberships

Available to three groups of non-grantee organizations: Non Profits, For-Profit Corporations, and University, College, and Research Organizations.