Data-Driven Family Engagement Tools for Head Start and State Preschools

Learning Genie is an app for ECE educators and family service workers for Distant Learning and Family Engagement including tracking in-kind. During the COVID-19 crisis, Learning Genie offers free tools till the end of 2020 under a grant (or in-kind) to support all ECE agencies for Distance Learning and track school readiness outcomes.


Learning Genie also provides a useful application for portfolio-building. The portfolio tracking and tagging systems could be readily applied to DRDP 2015, Florida VPK, Head Start (HS), Early Head Start (EHS), Montessori, and other state or private-backed assessment tools.
Fostering Connection, Building Bridges
Transforming Family
Engagement in Education
In an era where face-to-face interactions are limited, maintaining seamless communication with families becomes paramount. Learning Genie’s Family Engagement tools have been crafted to transcend language barriers, streamline communications, and enhance the overall engagement experience for educators, administrators, and families.
Key Features and Benefits
Streamlined Communication in Challenging Times
In times when direct interaction is challenging, Learning Genie's Family Engagement tools facilitate constant communication with families. Streamline activity posts, push notifications, event planning for on-site or virtual attendance, and reminders ensure a consistent and accessible connection.
Real-Time Auto-Translation

Break down language barriers effortlessly with real-time auto-translation into over 100 languages. Learning Genie ensures equitable engagement, allowing families to communicate with teachers in their preferred language.

Text-to-Speech for Enhanced Accessibility
For families with reading limitations, Learning Genie's Family Engagement tools offer Text-to-speech functionality in the parents' native language, ensuring accessibility for all.
Two-Way Messaging for Open Communication

Enhance communication between families and teachers with our Two-Way Messaging feature. Enable instant communication at any time, fostering an open and collaborative educational environment.

Alignment with Head Start Performance Standards

Learning Genie's Family Engagement tools align seamlessly with Head Start Performance Standards, including specific standards related to communication, parenting skills, and promoting strong parent-child relationships. This ensures compliance with the necessary guidelines for family and community engagement.

Promotes Equity, Inclusiveness, and Cultural & Linguistic Responsiveness

Fosters a culture of fairness and inclusivity by ensuring that all family members are actively engaged in the agency's outreach endeavors, thereby cultivating an inclusive environment for everyone. Additionally, we champion diverse cultural perspectives by providing translation services in over 100 languages, reinforcing our commitment to linguistic responsiveness and cultural understanding.

  • School Readiness
  • Emotional Security
  • Future Success
  • Child's Lifelong Teachers
  • Quality Parent-Child Relations & Interaction
  • Better Enrollment
  • Better Retention
  • Better Qutcomes
How Learning Genie Supports Head Start Performance Standards
Program Foundations to Support Family Well-Being and Engagement
Promoting Strong Parenting, Parent-Child Relationships, and Engagement in Children’s Learning
Home-Based Program Services
  • Promoting secure parent-child relationships and providing high-quality learning experiences
  • Performance Standards: 45 CFR §1302.35(a),1302.35(c) and (e)(2)
Family Engagement in Education and Child Development Services
  • Enhancements to the program’s approach in a virtual environment, supporting parents as lifelong educators
  • Performance Standards: 1302.50(b)(1),1302.34(b)(2)


Empowering Families Through Education:
Unlock the Potential of Learning Genie’s Video Library
Discover the transformative power of Learning Genie’s Video Library in promoting family engagement and empowering parents as lifelong educators. Our comprehensive collection of educational content is designed to enhance parental involvement, foster a love for learning, and create meaningful learning experiences for children of all ages.

With our Video Library, families gain access to a wealth of resources conveniently available at their fingertips. From interactive videos covering a wide range of subjects to customizable learning experiences tailored to individual preferences, parents can seamlessly integrate education into their daily routines.
Enriching Education at Home: Benefits of Learning Genie’s Video Library:
Accessible Learning
Access a diverse range of educational content anytime, anywhere, fostering a supportive learning environment beyond the classroom.
Enhanced Parental Involvement
Engage with your child’s learning journey through interactive videos, strengthening the parent-child bond while reinforcing key concepts.
Empowerment Through Education
Equip yourself with the tools and knowledge needed to support your child’s development, building confidence in your role as a lifelong educator.
Promotion of Lifelong Learning
Instill a love for learning from an early age, setting the stage for continuous intellectual growth and curiosity throughout life. Head Start Program Performance Standard 1302.34
Customizable Experiences
Tailor your child’s learning journey to their interests and needs with a wide selection of videos covering various subjects and topics.
Convenience and Flexibility
Integrate educational content seamlessly into your daily routines, making learning a natural and enjoyable part of family life.
Experience the Difference Today with Learning Genie’s Video Library!
Managing your Family’s Privacy
We help teachers by reminding them which children allow their photos to be shared according to their agency’s privacy policy.
Administrators also have an approval queue to monitor the messages their teachers are sending to families.
Head Start C&FDP aspired to establish individual Facebook pages for each classroom to share delightful moments of children in play and engaging classroom activities. However, they encountered a roadblock when Facebook’s privacy credentials fell short of their standards. That’s when Learning Genie emerged as the perfect solution with its robust privacy compliance.
Head Start C&FDP aspired to establish individual Facebook pages for each classroom to share delightful moments of children in play and engaging classroom activities. However, they encountered a roadblock when Facebook’s privacy credentials fell short of their standards. That’s when Learning Genie emerged as the perfect solution with its robust privacy compliance.
Beyond addressing privacy concerns, Head Start C&FDP aimed to enhance and modernize engagement, particularly with non-English speaking families in their program. With our program, they gained the ability to reach every family securely through our mobile app. Families can seamlessly receive event notifications, reminders, and heartwarming pictures of their children, all of which can be translated into an extensive 104 languages.
Moreover, our platform facilitates direct communication between staff and families through auto-translated 2-way messaging. Updates on children and urgent communications can be efficiently relayed, creating a real-time connection. Everything is conveniently accessible on families’ phones through the Learning Genie app, offering flexibility as it’s not tied to specific phone numbers or mobile devices. This ensures a comprehensive and inclusive approach to communication within the Head Start C&FDP community.”
Niki Gemar
Family Engagement Specialist, Head Start Child & Family Development Program – Nebraska
Stay Informed on Your Families’ Journey with Our Comprehensive Analytics Report!
Gain in-depth insights into your family engagement and onboarding success. Track total registered families, compare stats to the previous week, monitor dynamic parent registration rates, and assess the percentage of invitations needed for a seamless process. Witness onboarding progress with detailed breakdowns by site and class, allowing personalized support.
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