An employer cannot take an adverse action against employees — including firing or laying off, demoting, denying overtime or promotion, or reducing pay or hours — for engaging in activities protected by whistleblower laws. In this webcast, the HHS OIG will provide information and training around whistleblower protections, reprisal investigations, and obligations.
The intimacy of working within someone’s home with no other professionals present may lead to confusing situations. It's key to have agency policies in place to handle ethical issues.
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.
Watch the second episode in a six-week series presented by the Office of Head Start. Explore human resources management and program governance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn about Human Resources practices and policies that help programs recruit staff. Discover how to retain a responsive staff who are intentional, vigilant, and aware.
Watch this webcast to learn how to build an organizational and program-wide culture of wellness. It is part of the Office of Head Start's Safe Foundations, Healthy Futures Campaign.
Use this brief to review the Head Start regulations and education requirements for health services managers and professionals (e.g., mental health consultants and staff or consultants who support nutrition services).
Programs can use this brief to identify the pertinent qualities, skills, and capacities to consider when hiring Head Start fiscal officers.
In this brief, explore ways to find and hire the right candidate to fill preschool teaching positions. Learn how to match potential applicants with the required knowledge, skills, and competencies.