1. NHSA Press Release: Potential Government Shutdown Statement, "No matter the length, a federal shutdown has the potential to unleash a wave of uncertainty and hardship on the children and their families who depend on Early Head Start and Head Start as well as further decimate the workforce that cares for them". September 26, 2023

  2. Did you know that approximately one in seventeen young children and one in five preschool aged children in Head Start experiences vision impairment? Source: Prevent Blindness. Find out how you can help here: GoCheck Kids. 

  3. Joyful and Engaging Environments for Infants and Toddlers Thursday, October 05, 2023 @ 3:00 PM ET. Join the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning for this webinar to learn practical strategies for engaging in guided play to support nurturing and responsive environments for all infants and toddlers. 

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]