In Indiana, 15,614 children are enrolled in Head Start and Early Head Start programs
The total Head Start budget for programs in Indiana is $113,278,674.00.
There are 40 Head Start programs and 20 Early Head Start programs in Indiana (43 grantees statewide).
Over 17,460 Head Start/Early Head Start parents volunteered in programs last year.
In Indiana, there are 3,147 Head Start/EHS staff members.

Federal Budget for FY 2015

On March 4, the President released his Federal Budget for FY 2015.

(You will find information about Early Head Start/ Head Start in the section about the Department of Health and Human Services.  You will also find information about early childhood education in the section about the Department of Education.)

The request for Head Start is for an increase of $270 million - $100 million would be for COLA, and $150 million additional dollars would go to the Early Head Start/child care Partnerships and Early Head Start expansion.

Bipartisan Budget Conference Agreement Announced

Yesterday, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D – WA) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R – WI) announced that they have reached a two-year budget agreement in advance of the deadline which was this Friday Dec 13, 2013.

"Strong Start for America’s Children"

Today, a draft bill “Strong Start for America’s Children” was released by Senator Harkin and Representatives Miller and Hanna.  The National Head Start Association has released a statement and a summary of the bill.  We are also including the draft bills that were presented to the House and the Senate.”


Jessica is a past Head Start Child!

She attended Head Start in Kentucky.  IHSA congratulates her for this recognition. Fraser PressRelease.pdf

Indiana Parents Visit DC

Chairman Kline Asks For Input About Head Start

Dear Head Start leaders,

Celebrating 50yrs of Head Start!

Click link above to see pictures.

IHSA's Position Statement

The Indiana Head Start Association has developed the following position statement that focuses on the important role that Head Start and Early Head Start must play in the early childhood education system in Indiana.IHSA Position Statement - 2014.doc
Copyright 2011 by Indiana Head Start Association   |  Terms Of Use  |  Privacy Statement    Web design by Find 8 Digital