Recordkeeping and Reporting systems provide information needed to individualize programs for children and families, monitor the quality of services, assist in planning and management, and ensure delivery of quality services. Note: These resources are under review.
The Program Information Report (PIR) offers important descriptive and services data to the Head Start community and its partners, Congress, and the general public. PIR data is compiled for use at federal, regional, state, and local levels. The PIR must be completed annually by all Head Start and Early Head Start programs. A separate PIR must be completed for each grantee and delegate agency. Separate reports must also be completed for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
This resource provides an overview of the requirements for records access and retention for all documents pertaining to the grant award, including financial records, supporting documents, and statistical records.