Review the requirements for determining whether the partner of a Head Start grantee is a contractor or subrecipient.
Learn to identify appropriate practices for meeting the Head Start Program Performance Standards on staff qualifications.
Core competencies define what professionals need to know and are able to do to provide quality care and education. Program directors may use this resource to guide them in improving the skill levels of management and front-line staff. The core competencies can provide a framework of the knowledge and skills that staff need to perform their jobs. This framework can be applied to all staff positions.
This audio conference features Sherry Heller, co-editor of A Practical Guide to Reflective Supervision, federal staff, and program managers who use reflective supervision in their Early Head Start programs. Panelists will discuss the challenges of introducing and implementing the practice and share their keys to success.
Policies and Procedures for developing a volunteer program cover steps and procedures to be accomplished before a volunteer starts in an organization. Grantees will find this information useful when developing policies and procedures that govern the management of volunteers. Clarifying the need for volunteers, developing goals and objectives, and writing position/task descriptions are some of the preliminary tasks.
Watch this presentation to learn key factors that can help your program create an effective approach to supporting staff health and wellness.
Any program is only as good as its people. A strong human resources system ensures that staff and volunteers have the credentials and competencies needed to provide quality services to children and families.
Head Start Act and Head Start Program Performance Standard
Public Law 103227, Part C Environmental Tobacco Smoke, also known as the Pro Children Act of 1994, requires that smoking not be permitted in any portion of any
This tip sheet outlines the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Whistleblower Protection Programs. These programs are embodied in 22 federal laws put in place to protect employees from retaliation for reporting workplace violations such as injuries, safety concerns, or other protected activity. Also, learrn about section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act. This section prohibits employer discrimination when employees report suspected improper or illegal government activities in the workplace.