Here's what you need to know....


  1. iLookout for Child Abuse-A Mandated Reporter Training for Head Start Staff, Wednesday, November 17 @ 2:00 p.m. ET, Everyone who works in a Head Start program is a mandated reporter to protect children. Head Start staff are required by law to report known or suspected cases of child abuse or neglect to their local child protective services agency. ILookOut is an important resource to help the Head Start community understand their role and responsibilities in protecting vulnerable children and supporting at-risk families. The National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety

  2. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Week of Action - Early Childhood Workforce November 14 - 20, 2021, The Administration for Children and Families is partnering with CMS to help the early childhood workforce access health coverage during the Open Enrollment period for Marketplace coverage, which started on November 1.

  3. The deadline to sign up for Child Tax Credit is November 15, 2021.

Please visit our COVID-19 Resource page, which is updated regularly, and the FHSA events list for more information. If there is something else you need guidance on, let us know - we will continue to work with state agencies and partners to answer your questions. 



Wanda Minick 
Executive Director 


Florida Head Start Association

111 N. Gadsden Street, Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Phone Number: (850) 694-6477

Email Address: [email protected] 

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