Quality connections with families and staff
Brightwheel’s childcare app enables families, staff, and administrators to easily communicate with each other, build deeper relationships and ensure important updates are seen.
Brightwheel’s communication app
The #1 childcare software that enables you to centralize and send real-time messages, emergency alerts, and newsletters all from the same platform you use for billing, admissions, and classroom management. 95% of administrators and staff report brightwheel improves parent communication.
Simplify parent engagement
Keep an open line of communication between you, your staff, and your parents
For sensitive or private subjects, message parents directly without any staff involved
Reduce the number of apps for parents and message them directly from the brightwheel parent app, including prospective families, so they don’t miss updates!
Easier staff communication
Quick and easy to use
Give staff an easy tool to message parents directly and share their children’s progress
Help staff build stronger relationships with families using brightwheel’s teacher parent communication app
Message staff individually or as a team, respond to questions instantly, and foster a sense of community
The complete communication platform
Based on your needs
Send messages with or without attachments, reminders, SMS alerts, announcements, or newsletters from brightwheel’s childcare app
Securely communicate with staff and maintain parent engagement from the brightwheel mobile app or web
Easy to scale
Easily communicate with an individual student's parent, a group of parents, a whole classroom, or the entire program.
Brightwheel customers on building quality connections with families and staff
“Brightwheel gets an A+ for parent satisfaction. A huge piece families love is how brightwheel brings them into the room. We get so many compliments about it.”
Marc H, Owner at A Strong Start Early Care & Education in Shelton, CT
“Brightwheel has been a tremendous blessing. I’ve received great feedback because with Messaging I’m able to step in and help answer questions a teacher might not be as comfortable answering.”
Cally B, Assistant Director at MBCC Journey in Birmingham, AL
My teachers appreciate that I can respond to their messages in the moment, like when they want to take a break. Two-way communication helps promote staff satisfaction.”
Pam M, Preschool Executive Director in Denver, CO
Plus, many more valuable features including:
FAQs: Tips and insights about the communication feature
Some of our parents do not respond to our communications. How can we get their attention with brightwheel?
Some parents prefer receiving less frequent communications. How can we manage their expectations via brightwheel?
How does brightwheel ensure secure communication with parents?
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