Indiana is gifting you free childcare software!

Indiana has partnered with brightwheel, the #1 childcare software, to offer all licensed providers FREE access to brightwheel.

With brightwheel, you can:
    • Streamline parent communication
    • Automate billing & payments
    • Simplify admissions & paperwork
    • Share photos & videos
    • Lesson plan & track observations
    • And so much more! 

"Brightwheel saves us time and helps us get paid on time. It's easy to communicate with parents, and we have very few missed payments this way!" - Klint, Director, Albia Preschool

Trusted by millions of educators and families

4.9 Stars 4.9 Stars | 39,000+ Reviews

Please note: Eligible providers will be able to apply for their free subscription by completing an application on Indiana's I-Lead portal coming Spring 2024!

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brightwheel is partnering with Indiana Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning to provide brightwheel childcare software for free
Easy to use & save time

Easy to use & save time

Simplify administrative tasks with brightwheel's all-in-one app and save 20 hours per month.

Automatic billing & payments

Automatic billing & payments

90% of preschools report that more families pay on time with brightwheel.

Quality connections

Quality connections

95% of administrators & staff report brightwheel improves communication with families.

Manage with confidence

Manage with confidence

Efficiently run your daycare or pre-school program with check-in, admissions, lessons, and high security standards.

Your complete preschool & childcare software system

What educators are saying

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Why did Indiana choose brightwheel for this program?
Brightwheel is ranked as the #1 childcare software based on external reviews (4.9 stars, +21k app store reviews). Millions of educators and families trust and love brightwheel. Brightwheel is the only early education app with two-factor authentication for enhanced account protection and has the largest customer success and product teams in the early childcare industry. With over 20% of the team being former educators, brightwheel understands your needs and is committed to serving your needs.
Who qualifies for this program?

CCMS access is available to support programs in Indiana that are: 

  • Regulated, licensed, registered or legally license exempt
  • In good standing with the State and actively serving children 
What is the cost of this program?
It’s 100% free for the next two years! The Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning will pay us directly, so you don’t need to worry about any reimbursements!
What are brightwheel’s security standards?
Brightwheel is the most secure all-in-one childcare and preschool software, setting the standard as the first and only early education app to offer two-factor authentication for enhanced account protection. You can read more about brightwheel’s commitment to security here.