Human Resources

Head Start Staff Qualifications

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. Explore the resources below to understand these requirements.

Educational Requirements for Head Start Staff: A Series of Briefs

To meet Head Start regulations, all programs must ensure they have qualified staff in place. The educational requirements and skills differ for the many roles and positions in Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Use these briefs to help determine and justify how your employees meet the requirements.