Region IV Head Start Association Inc.



The Region IV Head Start Association, Inc. (RIVHSA), founded in 1986 is a private not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to improving the quality of early care and education for Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) children and their families. RIVHSA represents more than 165,000 children, 30,000 staff and 250 member programs. Our network includes a community of professionals, parents, corporate partners, policy makers as well as our 8 state affiliates: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. RIVHSA is an active affiliate of the National Head Start Association.


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Our Mission

Locally and nationally the Region IV Head Start Association Inc. is a vocal advocate for the children and families in Region IV. RIVHSA's mission is to serve as a clearinghouse for our grantees and affiliate groups by providing resources, technical assistance and training to promote the delivery of quality services. 

2014 Manager, Director & Grantee Institute

September 15-18, 2014

2015 Annual Conference

February 2-5, 2015

2014 Leadership Summit Handouts


Myra Ingram

Executive Director

Frances Starr

Executive Assistant

Office:  770.490.9198

Fax:     770.696.2768

January 13, 2014

February 10, 2014

March 10, 2014

April 21, 2014

May 19, 2014

2014 Legislative Calls/Reports 

Below are handouts received from the National Centers, RIV OHS, OGM and/or other presenters for sessions held at the 2014 Leadership Summit. This list is not inclusive of all sessions held.