Join your colleagues in Orlando, Florida, March 4-6 at FHSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo, "Leaders in Quality and Inclusion."

This years' conference will provide high-quality educational sessions for Florida Head Start CEO, Managers, Directors, staff, and parents!  Attendees will have opportunities to engage in a variety of in-depth educational sessions that focus on a particular subject of interest to Head Start, Early Head Start, Migrant Head Start, and Child Care- Early Head Start Programs. 

Featured Keynote Speakers

Opening Keynote: Brocklin Qualls, The Power of One

Plenary Session: Dr. Walter Gilliam, Implicit Biases and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation in Early Childhood Settings 

Closing Keynote:  DJ Pryor
Changing the Narrative

REGISTRATION RATES - Regular Rates have been extended to February 17!
Member Type Early (10/28/19 - 01/01/20) Regular (01/02/20 - 02/17/20) On-Site (03/04/20 - 03/06/20)
 FHSA Member $350 $375 $400
 Nonmember  $400 $450 $475

Registration fee includes:

  • All educational programs including keynotes and invited presentations, panel sessions, workshops, roundtable discussions, and poster sessions
  • Entry to the FHSA 2020 Expo Hall
  • Opening exhibits reception Thursday evening
  • All-conference breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks, and receptions are included. 

Conference & Expo Venue

This year's conference will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando. 

FHSA has secured a room block and is open and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The room block has been EXTENDED to Monday, February 17, 2020, or until it reaches capacity.

FHSA conference rate is being offered three (3) days pre and post-conference.

The Group Discounted Rate is from $153 /per night++. To book your room, you can call Hilton Reservations at 1-800-222-8733 using the unique rate code (HSA) or use the "Book your room" button below.

If booking multiple rooms under one reservation, please call Hilton Reservation at 1-800-222-8733 using the unique rate code (HSA).

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

DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard | Orlando, FL 32819

Universal Orlando® Resort is happy to offer DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Convention Attendees a Unique Ticket

This ticket is exclusive only through the Vacation Planning desk in the hotel lobby (during operating hours) and not available at the Front Gates. 

This partial day ticket is perfect after a morning of meetings and seminars! The 1-Park 1-Day Base After 2:00 p.m. or after 4:00 p.m. (based on seasonality) Ticket entitles one (1) guest admission to EITHER Universal Studios Florida™ OR Universal's Islands of Adventure™ theme park on any one (1) calendar day after 2:00 p.m. or after 4:00 p.m. (based on seasonality). This ticket also includes admission to select live entertainment venues of Universal CityWalk™ on the same day the theme park admission portion is used. The ticket will expire in full on the expiration date printed on the ticket. Ticket rates depend on the season. Check with the “Universal Vacation Planning Desk” in the lobby for full details. 

  • Please Present your convention/conference badge or credential at the “Universal Vacation Planning Desk” in the lobby for your tickets
  • Valid Photo ID is required
  • Download a copy of this letter and present it at the "Universal Vacation Planning Desk” in the lobby. 

The above Admission Media is non-refundable, non-transferable, and must be used by the same person on all days. Valid only during normal operating hours. Parks, attractions, or entertainment may: close due to refurbishing, capacity, weather or special events; change operating hours; and otherwise change or be discontinued without notice and without liability to the owners of Universal Orlando Resort™ ("Universal"). The above Admission Media specifically excludes admission to separately ticketed events at any of the Universal theme parks or within any of the CityWalk™ venues. Some CityWalk™ venues require ages 21 or older for admission. Valid Photo ID required. Unless otherwise stated, does not include admission to AMC® Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX®, the Blue Man Group show, or Hollywood Drive-In Golf™, and parking or discounts on food or merchandise. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice.