FHSA Virtual Conference & Expo FAQ

What is the FHSA Virtual Conference?

The FHSA Virtual Conference & Expo is a fully virtual experience occurring online March 3-5, 2021. Concurrent educational sessions will be 90 minutes in length for the 3-day period and include an online social function with networking opportunities and an expo hall filled with lots of fun, games, and prizes. 

How many breakout sessions/educational opportunities will there be?

30 total. During each time slot for breakout sessions, there will be 5 sessions to chose from where you can participate in real-time. Speakers will be available for Q&A during the scheduled live time. ALL sessions will be recorded so if you can't decide between sessions for a designated timeslot, then you can watch the recorded version and view the chat online anytime within one month. 

Will sessions be recorded to access later?

Yes, for a limited time. If you’re registered and have to miss any sessions, you will have additional time to watch anything that you missed. You will only be able to access the recordings if you are registered.

Will the virtual event earn CEU Credit?

While we are not a certified CEU provider, attendees will be provided a certificate of attendance. 

What are the educational sessions for FHSA Virtual Conference?

The full FHSA Virtual program information is available here.

What are the networking opportunities during the FHSA Virtual Conference & Expo?

We know our members highly value the peer-to-peer interaction that our conference provides so we'll have plenty of opportunities to connect during the FHSA Virtual Conference! Throughout the virtual event, you will have time to network with your colleagues and product/service providers. On Thursday, March 4, 2021, we will host several Networking Round Tables with themed topics so you can discuss best practices, challenges, and great ideas with your Head Start peers and colleagues.

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 2021 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] 

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.

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 Monday, March 1, 2021. 

Recordings Notice

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

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 on your registration form or call the FHSA office at (850) 694-6477 with your needs. 

Have More Questions? Please call (850) 694-6477 or email [email protected]