Who We Are and What We Do

Our Mission: Pennsylvania Head Start Association improves the future for children, families, and communities who are economically challenged.

Our Vision: The Pennsylvania Head Start Association advocates for children and families who are economically challenged to ensure all children reach their full potential. As a responsive, collaborative, and thriving organization, we embrace diversity, promote comprehensive services, and unify the early childhood community by leading the charge for professional development, information sharing, and advocacy.

The Pennsylvania Head Start Association is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, a non-partisan association serving as a voice for Pennsylvania's most vulnerable children and families.

Pledge and PROMISE Awards presented during Head Start Hill Event


Head Start Recognizes Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, and Rep. Glenn Thompson as Congressional Champions for Children and Families.

You can view the press release by clicking here.



PHSA Annual Spring Conference


Join us March 29-30, 2023, for the annual PHSA Spring Conference. We will be coming back together in-person at Seven Springs Resort.

View the variety of workshops being offered by clicking the button below. If you're ready to register, you can do so here.
Early bird registration ends on February 28.

Conference Schedule

Important Information About the Venue

Seven Springs is now a cashless resort
For more information about how this impacts accommodations, click here.