Using HSES for PIR Data

Watch this video to learn more about the Head Start Enterprise System. Find out how to use the HSES along with the Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center to gather updated data from the Program Information Report.

Program Information Report (PIR)

The Office of Head Start Program Information Report (PIR) provides comprehensive data on the services, staff, children, and families served by Head Start and Early Head Start programs nationwide. All grantees and delegates are required to submit PIR for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

Standard Forms

All of the grant related standard forms are posted on the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Financial Services website. Fiscal staff, grants writing staff and senior staff within Head Start programs and organizations applying for grants can download PDF versions of grant application forms. There also are reporting forms, certification forms, and disclosure forms.

Use of Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) in Head Start

The Office of Head Start (OHS) has published a list of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of the CLASS® Teacher-Child Observation Instrument in Head Start. This resource will help you understand how CLASS ® can be used for professional development and will explain how it is used within OHS for program monitoring purposes.