Region IV Head Start Association Inc.

We are pleased to announce the Omni Atlanta Hotel at the CNN Center as our host venue for 2020 ATCE.  The group block is now open!  Thank you for your patience.  (12/11/19)




RIVHSA seeks rich and robust educational sessions that meet the diverse interests and specialties of our conference audience.  Each training event provides a unique opportunity for continuing education and to connect with colleagues to share innovative approaches and expand understanding of critical topics important to the Head Start and Early Head Start community.

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marketing opportunities

From exhibition to print advertising, RIVHSA’s cost-effective and high-impact marketing opportunities will help you build visibility in the regional Head Start (HS)/Early Head Start (EHS) community. Our exhibit marketplace and conference program connects exhibitors to hundreds of conference attendees ranging from administrators to service level professionals to parents and partners. RIVHSA only hosts an exhibit area in conjunction with its annual conference but advertisement space is available for all events. 

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corporate sponsorship

​​Becoming a corporate sponsor shows a vested interest in RIVHSA and our member programs. As a corporate sponsor, your company is doing more than establishing or strengthening its connection to our member network, but you’re also joining a community of professionals, parents and partners dedicated to making difference. Corporate Sponsors who wish to make a purchase using a credit card (VISA/MasterCard/Discover) please email to request an authorization form.



on-demand digital learning center

​​At our 2017 Leadership Summit in Atlanta the week of June 26, RIVHSA announced a new partnership with the Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Center for Resilient Children which we anticipate will have a huge impact on Head Start classrooms and teaching staff.  The On-Demand Digital Learning Center (ODDLC) allows offers professional development at your convenience with seminars customized for Region IV to focus on the importance of adult wellness and providing parents and teachers with the resilience foundation they need to provide high quality care to young children.  

Video - Learn More About ODDLC  

FREE Webinar - FLIP IT: Transforming Challenging Behavior [November 1, 2017 @ 1-2 p.m. EST]

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events calendar (Atlanta, GA)

Annual Training Conference & Expo:  February 5-8, 2019
Leadership Summit:  June 17-20, 2019
Early Head Start Institute: September 16-19, 2019 


2018 Annual Training Conference & Expo

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2018  Leadership Summit

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Annual Training Conference & Expo

February 18-21, 2020 - Atlanta, GA

Omni Hotel & Resort

Advance Registration Rate/Person


Brochure (Updated 1/23/20)

Pre-Conference Seminars (Updated 12/30/19)

Public Policy Luncheon (Posted 12/13/19)

Confirmed Speakers (Posted 1/15/20)

Confirmed Workshops 15 sessions added (Updated 1/23/20) 

Federal Sessions (Posted 1/21/20)

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Host Hotel

Omni Atlanta Hotel at the CNN Center - LIMITED AVAILABILITY Mon, Feb 17 ONLY (Updated 1/16/20)

100 CNN Center NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 (404.659.0000)

Group Name: RIVHSA 2020 Annual Training
Cut-off: February 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (EST)
Single/Double $169
Make Reservations
PHONE:  1.800.843.6664

​Overflow Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown - NOW OPEN (Updated 1/22/20)
275 Baker Street, Atlanta, GA 30313 (404.577.2001)
Distance to Host Hotel: Walking 9 mins, Driving .4 miles

Group Name: RIV
Cut-off: February 7, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (EST)
Single/Double $164

ONLINE: Make Reservations


Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Park - SOLD OUT (Updated 1/21/20)

267 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 (404.223.2300)

Distance to Host Hotel: Walking 6 mins, Driving .2 miles
Single/Double $179