Here's what you need to know


  1. All the news has revolved around the Build Back Better Act.  This link will take you to the bill section by section.   This bill still needs to be voted on as it's still under negotiations. 

  2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards ICF $24 Million in Technical Assistance Contracts, A one year, $5 million cooperative agreement extension with the Office of Child Care to provide resources and technical assistance through the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance to state, territory and tribal child care agencies, Head Start and Early Head Start grantees, and other early childhood education settings. Yahoo Finance, October 28, 2021

  3. Head Start Programs Are for Families, Family is the heart of the mission for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). We believe that families are the most important partner when it comes to improving outcomes for individual children, families, and communities. Family is what Head Start programs are all about. By JooYeun Chan, October 29, 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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