FARMINGTON, N.M. — The ousted superintendent for Navajo Head Start says she was illegally dismissed from the program last month and often faced harassment.

The Daily Times of Farmington, New Mexico, reports (https://goo.gl/L8ApRH) Sharon Singer recently filed a grievance alleging that her removal violated tribal law.

Singer also says she faced harassment, intimidation and a hostile work environment by her supervisor, Department of Diné Education Superintendent of Schools Tommy Lewis Jr.

Singer was fired after a Navajo Nation investigation revealed she engaged in misconduct and misused tribal funds,

Lewis denied Singer’s accusations and said the forensic audit showed financial abuse by Singer.


Information from: The Daily Times, http://www.daily-times.com

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