Training & Events

Quality Learning Experiences

RIVHSA offers training opportunities that support federal regulations and policies, and strengthen program administration, staff development, parent involvement, and community partnership.  We collaborate with federal and national organizations to provide quality learning experiences addressing key issues, initiatives, and best practices. In addition, RIVHSA recognizes the outstanding achievements through our Awards and Scholarships Program and also offers support to member programs through our Program Assistance Fund for activities related to monitoring and designation renewal systems.

Annual Conference

Every Year in February

Our Annual Training Conference & Expo attracts hundreds of early care and learning professionals, parents and partners throughout the region and around the country.

Leadership Summit

Every Year in June

Every year, we look forward to connecting with regional leadership – both seasoned and emerging - at our Leadership Summit to provide cutting-edge professional development and expand our shared our vision for Head Start’s future.

Early Head Start Institute

Every Year in September

The Early Head Start Institute brings together diverse audiences of emerging and seasoned professionals, parents and partners who share a commitment to sharing experiences, nurturing young children, deepening practices, engaging families and strengthening communities.

Leading, Innovating Together

Year-Long Distance Learning Series

Join us for a unique blend of speaker expertise, learning tracks, and presentation formats – live streamed and  on-demand – to meet the diverse needs of professionals, parents and partners.

A Unified Voice for Head Start

Advocacy

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.

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors