FHSA Annual Awards Program

The Florida Head Start Association, (FHSA) recognizes the achievements and highlights the outstanding and important work of the Head Start and Early Head Start members and its communities! 

As the state association for Head Start, one of our primary responsibilities is to recognize individual achievements making notable and significant contributions and to honor the leaders of our sector and association. 

This year, FHSA will award the follwing below at the state level. To be considered for a FHSA award we will utilize the applications received from the Region IV Head Start Association (RIVHSA) nominations. 

  • Parent of the Year (RIVHSA Parent of the Year application)
  • Teacher of the Year (RIVHSA Teacher of the Year application)
  • Executive Director of the Year (RIVHSA Administrator of the Year application)

Join us in recognizing the achievements of your families, staff and colleagues by nominating them for a FHSA industry award. 


July 2 - August 3, 2018 - FHSA accepting nominations for State, Regional and National Awards

August 15, 2018 - FHSA submits selected recipient to RIVHSA for national and region-specific categories

October 2018 - Award winners announced

October 31, 2018 - FHSA recognizes state award winners at Awards Luncheon in West Palm Beach, FL 

February 2019 - RIVSHA recognizes regional winners at awards ceremony during annual conference

April 2019 - NHSA recognizes national winners during awards ceremony at annual conference