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.

PHSA's Annual Membership Meeting

Were you unable to attend our annual membership meeting? Click below to watch the recording!



Program Spotlight!

In March, the Thrive to Five program was a recipient of the Wawa Catering to Our Communities initiative! They were selected as one of 100 organizations chainwide, from hundreds of submissions, to recognize their amazing teachers, with a Wawa Catering Party for their hard work, dedication and flexibility through this unprecedented time.