Conference FAQs

How do I know if I am an FHSA Member?

Each staff member, parent, Policy Council and Board Member of a Grantee Agency which has paid the agency's 2020 Membership Dues is considered a member of FHSA. FHSA members are encouraged to log-in to register for the member rate to display. If you are a lapsed member, your dues must be paid before you can access the member rates. Uncertain how to log-in, please contact FHSA (850) 694-6477 or via email [email protected] 

What is the expected conference attire?

The conference attire is smart business casual. 

Refunds & Substitutions

FHSA requires payment upon event registration. Registering for an event constitutes an agreement to pay the registration fee, whether or not the registrant actually attends the event. No refunds or credits will be granted for non-attendance. If you cannot attend, you are encouraged to send someone in your place. Please contact FHSA to let them know who will be attending in your place.

Is there a cut-off date for Conference Registration Cancellation with Refunds?

Yes, there will be NO cancellations with refunds accepted after 5:00 p.m. February 12, 2020.

May we register more than one person at a time?

Yes, the system will allow you to register and pay for multiple registrations at one time. Members of FHSA's primary contacts are encouraged to log-in to view all personnel linked to the agency record for ease of registering. 

What type of Registration Payment may be utilized?

Payment may be made as follows: 

1) Online credit card payments accepted Visa, MasterCard, American Express

2) Invoice payment system. All checks should be made payable to FHSA (Florida Head Start Association) and remit to 111 N. Gadsden Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301.  All payments should be received no later than Friday, February 28, 2020.
For any other questions, please send a message to [email protected] or give us a call at (850) 694-6477.

What are my parking options at the event?

Overnight and event day self-parking rate is discounted to $11+ tax a night. Valet services are $29.00+ tax a night. 

Will there be Wi-Fi access?

Complimentary basic wireless internet in all guestrooms and public areas will be available. 

What if I want to stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Studios before or after the conference. What type of room rate will be available?

The DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Studios is providing our conference attendees with their special rate of $152 per night++ 3 days pre and post-conference dates based on a group rate and room availability. Room block expires Wednesday, February 12, 2019, or until the room block has reached capacity. Hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m., check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Early arrivals and late check-outs are subject to availability and prevailing fees. 

Are CEU's available?

FHSA working to review each session to determine if CEU's can be issued. Watch your inboxes for more information as it becomes available.

Photos & Recordings Notice

By registering for this event, you agree to be photographed, included in video footage, or otherwise recorded for FHSA's promotional purposes.

Dietary Requirements

FHSA strives to address all reasonable dietary requirements of our conference attendees. Please indicate any special dietary needs during online registration.

Special Services

If you have a legal disability or require special accommodations please indicate your needs during online registration. Please describe your needs in detail. Please indicate any mobility concerns on your registration form or call the FHSA office at (850) 694-6477 with your needs. 


For registration and meeting related questions, please contact FHSA via email [email protected] or (850) 694-6477