Iowa is gifting you free childcare software
Iowa HHS has partnered with brightwheel, the #1 childcare software, to offer you:
- Free childcare software until September 30, 2024
- An opportunity to apply for a technology grant for your program
- 12 months of financial coaching and support by Child Care Collaborative of Iowa - *required*
Get started with your free childcare software and join millions of educators and families using brightwheel.
"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, Iowa
Funding for this project is being made available through the federal American Rescue Plan Act.
Sign up for your free childcare software today!
Easy to use & save time
Simplify administrative tasks with brightwheel's all-in-one app and save 20 hours per month.
Automatic billing & payments
90% of preschools report that more families pay on time with brightwheel.
95% of administrators & staff report brightwheel improves communication with families.
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
“We love brightwheel! Parents are thrilled with it, and teachers enjoy how easy it is to have everything in one place. Digital sleep checks on brightwheel help us with efficient documentation for licensing.” - Kerri C, Co-Owner of Ashworth Learning Center in West Des Moines, IA
“Brightwheel is a game changer for our early learning center. Everything is in one spot!” - Julie H, Executive Director of St. Paul’s Early Learning Center in Cedar Rapids, IA
“Brightwheel is so easy to use! Love it!!” - Brooke R, Director at Wiggles and Giggles Childcare Center in Larchwood, IA
“I love brightwheel messaging! It’s very easy to send one mass message for reminders and emergencies. We enjoy receiving independent feedback on our messages from families to maintain strong relationships.” - Dawn S, Owner of Dawn’s Daycare in Earlham, IA
“It has saved us so much time and our parents love the ease of signing their children in and out.” - Terri M, Owner of Little Learners in Robins, IA