School Administrators and Parents who have successfully connected to their child on brightwheel can add additional approved pickups, family members and emergency contacts to their child's profile.

To do this on the web: 

  • Log in, then click on My Children at the top
  • Select your child's account by clicking on their name
  • Scroll down to the Contacts section and click Add Contact
  • Select the appropriate Contact Type from the dropdown menu
  • Add the new contact's information & click Save
  • You can choose to send an invitation to join brightwheel now or at a later date

Contacts and Access

Note that each Contact Type has a different level of access to a child's profile and brightwheel features.  

Parents:  

  • Can see all updates in the Daily Feed
  • Can access all Billing and Payment information
  • Can add or remove other adults from the child's profile
  • Can edit child's profile information
  • Can message the school, and receive messages in an inbox/sent box that is shared between only Schools and Parents

Approved Pick-ups

  • Can see all updates in the Daily Feed
  • Cannot access all Billing and Payment information
  • Cannot add or remove other adults from the child's profile
  • Cannot edit child's profile information
  • Can message the school, and receive messages in an inbox/sent box that is separate from the Parent's.

Emergency Contact

  • Has no access to the child's profile within brightwheel.  This is simply a reference for contact information.
  • Is the only Contact Type that does not get an invitation to join brightwheel upon being added

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