FHSA 2021 Annual Conference Call for Presenters

Have you made an impact on the Head Start community and want to share your knowledge with others? FHSA invites you to submit a presentation for its statewide Head Start Annual Conference & Expo, which will be hosted virtually March 3-5, 2021. FHSA Annual Conference is your opportunity to connect with hundreds of Head Start professionals from across Florida. We are looking for presentations that will stimulate, innovate, and engage Early Head Start, Head Start, Child Care Partnerships, Migrant Head Start Programs, and Early Childhood educators administering programs in Florida. 

As we navigate the virtual meeting world, we will make it as easy as possible for speakers to present and engage attendees. Each session is 90 minutes in length to include Q & A. All conference proposals deadline has been EXTENDED through January 19, 2021. There are no speaking fees available for workshop presenters; however, you will receive a complimentary conference registration if your presentation is accepted. 

Our Audience: 

FHSA event attendees are Head Start/Early Head Start  CEO/Executive Directors, Directors, Managers, Center Coordinators, Teachers, Front Line Staff, Policy Council Member, Parents, and Community Partners. Members attend to improve their careers through professional development and gain fresh perspectives and new ideas for their programs.

When considering your submission, please consult the conference themes below to categorize your session appropriately. (Each theme header is clickable and provides a more in-depth approach to what the education sub-committee is seeking in a presentation). 



Family, School, & Community

Ongoing Care & Well-Being


Organization Leadership

Social Equity and Innovation


Presentations Guidelines


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Submission Process

The FHSA Education Sub-Committee will review all information submitted to select presenters for our annual conference. The submission deadline is January 19, 2021. Only speakers who submit their information via this form will be considered. All speakers will be selected and notified by the end of January 2021. 

Questions? Contact Wanda Minick at [email protected] or call (850) 694-6477.