Here's what you need to know


  1. ICYMI: Seasonal Influenza and Other Routine Childhood Vaccinations During the COVID-19 Pandemic webinar aired October 28, 2021. Hosted by the National Center Health, Behavioral Health and Safety.  Download a copy of the slide deck here,  PDF of Slide Deck in Spanish; PDF of CDC Slide Deck; PDF of CDC Slide Deck in Spanish; Resources Handout;

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  2. Investing American Rescue Plan (ARP) and Preschool Development Grant (PDG) Funds to Address the Early Childhood Workforce Shortage, This letter was originally released by the ACF Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) on October 13, 2021. 

  3. NHSA Blog: Celebrating Movement on Build Back Better. On Thursday, October 28 President Biden released a revised framework of the Build Back Better Act, including a transformative $400 billion investment in universal preschool and child care. The $1.75 trillion legislation recognizes the essential role of early care and education in supporting children and their families, communities, and the economy.  The bill retains Head Start standards as measures of quality and includes $15 billion in investments in the Head Start workforce.

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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