1. New Director Mentor Initiative: The National Center for Program Management and Fiscal Operations (PMFO) is pleased to offer a unique opportunity for new Head Start directors who have been in their position for fewer than three years. This training will expand your knowledge and practice and improve performance and career development through a one-year mentor-mentee relationship with a practical and experienced Head Start director. Application deadline December 15, 2023. ECLKC

  2. As we enter the second quarter of the school year, we know you have some shining stars that need recognition. Consider nominating them for an FHSA #Thankful Thursday. Recognizing staff, parents, teachers, and volunteers within your organization only takes a few minutes, but the benefits last a lifetime. Click here to get started.

  3. Join the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning for their webinar Coaching Corner Series: Coaching to Support Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 @ 3:00 PM ET. This webinar will focus on strategies coaches can use to support a coachee to create a sense of belonging for children and families. 

Please visit our WYNTK resource webpage, 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
(850) 694-6477
[email protected]