The Annual Training Conference is the VAHSA's signature event. It draws 100s of Head Start staff, families and community supporters for 2 1/2 days of training and networking. 

 Annual Conference – November 9-11, 2021 - Hotel Madison, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Registration for the 2021 Annual Conference will open September 1, 2021. 


Registration fees include two lunches, breaks, conference materials, workshops and presentations. All registrations must be made online from this registration site. 

There will be no on-site registrations.

Early Bird – September 1-September 24
Full Conference – $335 member/$385 non-member/$300 presenter
Rate Single Day – $190 member/$240 non-member/$170 presenter
Regular – September 25 - October 22, 2021
Full Conference – $360 member/ $410 non-member/$325 presenter
Single Day – $215 member/$270 non-member/$195 presenter


 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: 

Hotel Madison
710 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


For information on past conferences, visit our archive page