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Advance your Head Start career with a Springfield College degree

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There are a number of reasons you should consider our convenient online or hybrid programs for NHSA employees:
  • Receive a $5,000 NHSA Grant for your bachelor's degree.* 

  • Earn your degree quickly—saving you time and money.

  • Choose the degree focused on impacting lives and communities.

  • Earn as many as 34 undergraduate credits for your Community Action Professional and Child Development Associate trainings.

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National Head Start Association employees enrolled at one of the seven regional campuses or online undergraduate programs are eligible to receive a $5,000 partner grant. This grant has been established by Springfield College to support NHSA member agencies being educated for leadership in service to others. Students must provide employment information to confirm their eligibility. 

Grant Application

Pre-approved training credits for NHSA member towards a bachelor's degree program

Training Programs Available Undergraduate Credits
Results Oriented Management Accountability (ROMA) 6
Strengths-based family workers 4
Family Development credential 6
Child Development Associate (CDA)



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