Supporting and strengthening Kansas early learning programs through advocacy, professional development and leadership.

Find Your Head Start Program

Looking for a Head Start program in your county? Click here for a list of programs in Kansas counties.


2015-2018 KHSA Strategic Plan

Please take a moment to browse our 2015-2018 Strategic Plan and related documents.


KHSA is 18!

Serving Kansas Early and Head Start Programs Since 1997

Celebrate Caregivers

November 2015 is National Caregivers Month. Celebrate the caregivers in your life!

Caregiver Action Network

Support Kansas Home Visiting

Research shows home visiting works, improving health and saving money. Learn how you can support this program in Kansas!

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Now Online: Basic Home Visiting Training

KHSA's Basic Home Visitation Training is now available in a blended online and live training format. Click here to learn more.

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Dollar Per Child

Millions of children in the US live in poverty and are in desperate need of the Window of Opportunity that Head Start provides. KHSA’s goal is to raise one dollar for every child currently enrolled in Kansas to help state and national advocacy efforts

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Kansas Home Visiting

Kansas home visitors have a new resource to assist in serving families. The website also provides links to resources such as child development, maternal and child health, child safety, and cultural awareness.

Kansas Home Visiting

It All Counts!

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About KHSA

Kansas Head Start Association (KHSA) is a private 501(c)(3) organization which serves and represents all 29 Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Kansas and works to strengthen early learning programs through advocacy, education and leadership. KHSA was founded in 1997 and brings a strong history and background of providing high quality professional development opportunities to its member programs as well as to members of other early learning partnerships in Kansas.

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Upcoming Events

2015 Parent & Family Engagement Conference

December 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am to December 4, 2015 @ 12:00 am

CLASS Pre-K Observation Training

December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 am to December 3, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

KHSA Program Directors Conference Call

December 10, 2015 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Quarterly KEHS Meeting

December 10, 2015 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

KHSA Board of Directors Meeting

January 13, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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KHSA Projects & Initiatives


Discover how you can help advocate for head start and early childhood education in Kansas and at the Federal level


KHSA has various Oral Health education resources available for purchase. Check them out, and let us know if you have any questions.

Early Learning Communities

KHSA supports more than 15 Kansas school districts to provide integrated preschool classrooms that provide comprehensive services to prepare children for kindergarten. Find out how you can pursue an ELC classroom in your community.

Health Literacy

Understanding medical and health information can be hard. KHSA supports evidence based training of practitioners to build confidence in parents when caring for their children when they are ill.

Mental Health

KHSA is committed to assisting Head Start programs support the social emotional development of young children

Oral Health

KHSA is helping children enter Kindergarten cavity free and ready to learn. Find out how.

Financial Literacy

Click to find out about our new Head Start Financial Litercy pilot project

Home Visiting Professional Development

KHSA provides Basic and Advanced training for Home Visitors. Click to find out more.