Sheraton Atlanta

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Region IV Head Start Association Inc.





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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​Purchase Exhibit Space in the Expo Center

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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 fstarr@rivhsa.org 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

Photo Journal

Video Journal

2018  Leadership Summit

Video Journal

2018 Early Head Start Institute

Session Handouts - Luncheon, Plenaries, Breakouts



Annual Training Conference & Expo

February 5-8, 2019 - Atlanta, GA

​Preliminary Program

Advance registration is officially closed.


You may register onsite at the event with

an agency check or credit card. 



Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Driving Distance to the Sheraton: .5 miles / 2 minutes
Walking Distance to the Sheraton: .3 miles / 7 minutes 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites  

Driving Distance to the Sheraton: .6 miles / 2 minutes
Walking Distance to the Sheraton: .4 miles / 10 minutes 

Ritz Carlton 

Driving Distance to the Sheraton: .5 miles / 2 minutes

Walking Distance to the Sheraton: .2 miles / 5 minutes