The Annual Training Conference is the VAHSA's signature event, held each spring. It draws 100s of Head Start staff, families and community supporters.

Registration is closed. We will see you April 10th. 


2018 VAHSA Conference Workshop Schedule.pdf - Updated 4/4/18

2018 Presenter Biographies - pdf - 2/7/2018

Conference at a Glance- Updated 3/29/18 pdf

2018 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers

2018 Workshop Presentations/Handouts - Updated 3/28/18

Conference Center Layout

VAHSA Conference App - Directions - Added 4/2/18

Vendor Information

VAHSA Annual Conference Vendor Layout.pdf - Updated 4/4/18

Vendor Drayage Form


All registrations must be made online from this registration site.  There will be no on-site registrations.

Member Registration fee schedule for conference:

  • Full Conference       $335, $360 after March 1
  • Single Day              $190, $215 after March 1

Non-Member Registration fee schedule for conference: 

  • Full Conference       $385, $410 after March 1
  • Single Day              $240, $270 after March 1

Presenter Registration fee schedule for conference:

  • Presenter Full         $300, $325 after March 1
  • Presenter Single      $170, $195 after March 1


Registration fees include three continental breakfasts, two lunches, breaks, conference materials, workshops and presentations.

 Virginia Head Start Association Cancellation Policy - A submitted registration is a commitment to pay. No refunds will be issued, though you may transfer your registration to another person at no additional charge.

Notice of Recording and Individual Release Policy - Events could be recorded by the event organizers or event participants and you may appear in the resulting recording. 

Payment Options: We accept payment online by credit card through Moolah. We also accept payment by mail to VAHSA, P. O. Box 4, Ashland, VA 23005.

Online Payment Notes: You do not have to have a Moolah Account to pay by credit card. Just choose the credit card option when asked. Please be sure to use the correct billing address when you pay by credit card.

Pay By Mail Notes: If paying by mail, fees are due by the time of the conference. If your fiscal systems do not permit pre-payment, then you must submit a purchase order. All fees are due within two weeks of the end of the conference or a late fee of 3% will be applied. 

Hotel Information: 

DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg

50 Kingsmill Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23185  

The group rate for this event is $108.00 per night.

For phone reservations please dial:

1 (800) 222-8733 with reference group name: VIRGINIA HEAD START

Group Code: VHS.

Reservation Deadline:  March 8th, 2018 by midnight.


 AFTER HOUR EVENTS have been cancelled.