WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association (NHSA), a not-for-profit organization supporting the Head Start and Early Head Start community, today congratulated Dr. Bernadine Futrell, the association’s former senior director of effective practice, on her appointment as the Director of the Office of Head Start within the Biden-Harris Administration’s Department for Health and Human Services. Dr. Futrell is the first Head Start alumna to be appointed into this critical role overseeing the federal Head Start and Early Head Start program.