#1 childcare management software

Easy-to-use tools to simplify your day

Easy-to-use tools to simplify your day

Join thousands of childcare programs that trust brightwheel to streamline operations and save staff time.

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All the essentials in one integrated preschool & childcare solution

  • Billing & Payments
  • Communication
  • Learning
  • Center management
  • Payroll
  • Billing & Payments

    Simplify billing 
& get paid faster

    • Easily set up and automate tuition billing and invoices
    • Give families the convenience of secure, automatic online payments and never chase a payment again
    • Stay on top of your finances and year-end taxes
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  • Communication

    Build connections with families & staff

    • Improve family engagement with real-time messaging with you and your staff
    • Centralize messaging, newsletters, and alerts
    • Share milestones, photos, and videos
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  • Learning

    Support development in class & at home

    • Add, customize, and distribute your own curriculum
    • Log and share developmental benchmarks with families
    • Add Experience Curriculum to enhance program quality with digital lessons and hands-on learning materials
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  • Center management

    Efficiently run your program

    • Centralize family, staff, and student information
    • Stay compliant with digital check-in, room ratio tracking, and document & reports management
    • Manage your admissions process and waitlist online
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  • Payroll

    Automate your payroll with ease

    • Easily track upcoming & past payrolls
    • Auto-sync staff hours to quickly and accurately pay staff
    • Get your local, state, and federal taxes filed for you
    • Enable your staff to access pay stubs & tax forms online
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  • #1
    Rated all-in-one
    childcare solution
    Saved each month on
    administrative tasks
    Customer satisfaction
    Uptime and 24x7 monitoring
    (we don’t crash)

    Brightwheel support

    Partnering for your success.

    • Live chat support for you and your program
    • Customized onboarding and seamless account set-up
    • Dedicated account specialists that understand your program and your needs
    • 24/7 access to free resources: Chatbot, Help Center articles, YouTube tutorials, and social communities
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    Designed with you in mind

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    Administrators & directors

    Manage enrollment, billing, payroll, communication, and business from the brightwheel app.

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    Teachers & staff

    Easily manage daily tasks, from check-in and activities, to messaging with families.

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    Parents & guardians

    Stay connected to your child's learning with messaging and easily set up online payments.

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