•  Fraud Hotline


    Region One ESC is committed to the highest possible standards of ethical, moral and legal business conduct. Region One ESC's commitment to open communication led to the creation of the Fraud Hotline. Its aim is to provide an avenue for employees, citizens and the general public to raise concerns about actions that could have a major impact on Region One ESC. The Hotline is intended to address concerns about questionable actions that:
    • May lead to incorrect financial reporting,
    • Are unlawful,
    • Are not in line with ESC policy,
    • Otherwise amount to serious improper conduct.
    Region One ESC is providing a reporting hotline to employees, citizens and the general public who wish to report any of the following incidents strictly regarding or pertaining to Region One Education Service Center operations and activities:

    Ethical violations
    Unsafe Working Conditions
    Alcohol and Substance Abuse
    Conflict of Interest
    Violation of the Law
    Misuse of Company Property

    Internal Controls
    Vandalism and Sabotage
    Bribery and Kickbacks
    Violation of Company Policy
    Falsification of Contracts, Reports or Records

    All calls are confidential and the anonymity of the caller will be safeguarded!

    1-800-398-1496 (English)
    1-800-216-1288 (Spanish)

    The action taken will depend on the nature of the concern. Region One ESC receives a report on each complaint and a follow-up report on actions taken.

    Initial Inquiries
    Initial inquiries will be made to determine whether an investigation is appropriate and the form that investigation should take. Some concerns may be resolved by agreed action.         

    Report to Complainant
    Whether reported to Region One ESC personnel or through the hotline, the complainant may request follow-up information on their concern such as:

    • Acknowledgment that the concern was received,
    • A description of any initial inquiries made,
    • Information on how the matter will be handled,
    • An estimate of the time that it will take for a final disposition,
    A decision on whether further investigations will follow and the reasons that support that determination.
Last Modified on September 28, 2023