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.

Navigating Compliance, Maximizing Impact

Non-Federal Share

(In-Kind) Innovation

Unlock the potential of Learning Genie’s In-Kind Module, revolutionizing how Head Start programs manage compliance while maximizing the impact of In-Kind contributions. Discover the seamless integration of digital tools that streamline the In-Kind process, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency.
Struggling to Reach your 20% Non-Federal Match?
Say goodbye to the struggle of meeting your 20% Non-Federal Match requirement. With Learning Genie, waivers are a thing of the past. Our innovative platform revolutionizes the collection of in-kind contributions by empowering parents to effortlessly submit donations through a user-friendly app while boosting your family engagement and supporting parents as lifelong educators.
But that's not all! With Learning Genie, managing supporting documentation is a breeze. Easily track volunteer contributions with detailed records including:
By digitizing this process, we eliminate the hassle of manual tasks, saving you valuable time and resources. Experience unparalleled efficiency as Learning Genie optimizes your workflow, allowing you to refocus on what truly matters – providing exceptional services and leveraging data-driven insights for continuous enhancement.
Key Features of Learning Genie's In-Kind Module
Learn how Learning Genie’s Digital In-Kind Tool transforms the collection process, making it paperless, timely, efficient, and accurate. Save on paper costs and staff time while ensuring data accuracy for federal government reviews.
Shift In-Kind Tracking to Families
Explore how families can effortlessly access at-home learning activities assigned by teachers and log In-Kind time with just a few taps. Additionally, discover how learning media and video book watch time can be seamlessly added to the In-Kind report.
Teacher Empowerment
Discover how teachers can assign at-home activities digitally, effortlessly review submissions from parents, and capture digital signatures. The In-Kind module also allows easy tracking of at-home and volunteer activities, mileage, and community donations.

Administrative Oversight
Learn how administrators benefit from an accurate dashboard that simplifies data review. Monthly In-Kind reports are visually informative, and administrators can view or export In-Kind data by program. Set and track In-Kind goals by site or classroom to monitor completion progress.
Agency cost for entering in-kind data (# of Children*Average Time Spent per Family Entering In-Kind Data*Hourly Rate for Data Entry Staff) - Child Cost of Learning Genie
Child Cost of Learning Genie (# of Children * Per Child Cost)
500 children * 3 hours/family * $14 /hour - $5000
500 children * $10 per child

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Track Your In-Kind Contributions with Precision!
With Learning Genie, monitoring your progress towards achieving your in-kind goals has never been easier. Our intuitive platform provides a comprehensive breakdown by grant type, program, sites, classrooms, and dates, giving you clear visibility into your in-kind submissions stats.
But that’s just the beginning! Explore a wealth of detailed insights, including:
Empower your agency with the tools to drive success and make informed decisions. Discover the power of Learning Genie today!
Effortless Monitoring
Receive Monthly In-Kind Reports Directly to Your Email with 
Learning Genie
Receiving a monthly in-kind report streamlines the progress-monitoring process and ensuring effortless awareness for leadership. This automated feature removes the necessity for continuous log-ins to the Learning Genie platform, saving valuable time and mitigating the risk of missing crucial updates. Through this proactive approach:
Leadership can effortlessly monitor in-kind contributions
Fosters a more effective and informed agency
Enhances overall efficiency, empowering leaders to concentrate on strategic decision-making rather than manual monitoring
Identify trends, and make data-driven decisions without the burden of frequent platform navigation.
Additional Benefits of Learning  Genie's In-Kind Module
Paperless Operation
Embrace an eco-friendly approach by eliminating paper usage in the In-Kind process.
Timely and Efficient
Streamline the In-Kind process, ensuring timely submissions and efficient tracking of contributions.
Family Participation
Increase family engagement by providing easy access to at-home learning activities and simplifying In-Kind reporting.
Learning Genie’s In-Kind tool has been a game-changer for our organization. The reduction in data entry workload alone has been monumental, freeing up valuable time for our team to focus on more impactful tasks. The efficiency gained through this tool has translated into a significant return on investment, allowing us to allocate resources more strategically.
DeArdra Rolle, Head Start Administrator Miami-Dade County Head Start
Ready to Elevate Your In-Kin
Embrace Digital Efficiency, Ensure Accuracy, and Maximize the Impact of In-Kind Contributions Today!