ERSEA for Decision-Makers Summit III

June 10 - 11, 2024
Atlanta, GA

leadership summit

June 11 - 14, 2024
Atlanta, GA

ERSEA for Decision-Makers Summit IV

September 16 - 17, 2024
Atlanta, GA

Early Head Start Institute

September 17 - 20, 2024
Atlanta, GA

Annual Training Conference & Expo

February 11 - 14, 2025
Atlanta, GA

Core Values

We value advocacy, networking/partnerships, and professional development.

Our Vision

We envision a nation where young children who are economically and socially disadvantaged begin their formal education ready and resilient.

Our Mission

The Region IV Head Start Association's mission is to support the Head Start community through leadership, advocacy, partnership and professional development, promoting the delivery of high quality services for children and families.


A Unified Voice for Head Start


RIVHSA is committed to telling your collective story in a compelling manner through direct campaigns, government relations strategists, multi-level networks, and coalitions with shared interests to achieve results.

Because Opportunity Matters

Partnership & Initiatives

RIVHSA actively seeks innovative partnerships opportunities with private, public, and government sector entities. Partnerships amplify our mutual interests and success while also increasing awareness of what we do best - prepare today’s students for tomorrow.

Quality Learning Experiences

Professional Development

RIVHSA offers training opportunities that support federal regulations and policies, and strengthen program administration, staff development, parent engagement, and community partnership.

Presidential Sponsors

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