This section of the Health Manager Orientation Guide describes how health managers work with nutrition staff and consultants to develop nutrition services.
Programs should consider these qualities, skills, and capacities when hiring a Head Start human resources professional.
Consider these criteria and regulations when selecting and training Head Start bus drivers and monitors.
Head Start programs must ensure all staff, consultants, and contractors have sufficient knowledge, training, experience, and competencies to fulfill the roles and duties of their position. FInd the resources to understand these requirements.
Explore strategies Head Start and Early Head Start programs can use to recruit, train, and retain education services staff who are qualified and dedicated to working with our youngest learners and their families.
Find resources for building a program culture that provides ongoing professional development and mental health supports to teachers, family child care providers, and home visitors.
Learn more about home-based staff qualifications and how programs ensure that each staff member, consultant, and contractor has the qualifications and competencies to provide high-quality services.
Explore requirements for staffing the home-based option. Learn about the necessary skills for staff as identified in the HSPPS and the Head Start Act to support staff recruitment and retention.
Discover resources to support programs and individuals as they meet the applicable professional qualifications and engage in professional development opportunities in the family child care option.
Use this brief to identify the key qualities, skills, and capacities programs should consider when hiring a Head Start director.