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National and Regional Partnering Associations

National Head Start Association 

Region VII Head Start Association

Collaborative Partners

Learn more about other partners that support the success of Head Start programs across Iowa.

Other Resources

Learn more about other resources that support Head Start programming.

Sponsoring Partners

Learn more about Head Start sponsors.

Training & Technical Assistance

A key part of the training and technical assistance provided by Head Start to its grantees comes from the national centers. The National Centers are funded and guided by the Office of Head Start (OHS), the Office of Child Care (OCC), and the Health Services and Resources Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). They offer resources and approaches that build program capacity and encourage consistent practices.

The current Training/Technical Assistance system includes the National Centers on:

Though the National Center for Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness no longer exists, their material, including Planned Language Approach, is still available here.