Get set up and use brightwheel as a parent, family member, or approved pickup
By Audrey and 2 others3 authors29 articles
Overview: Using brightwheel as a Parent, Family, or Approved Pickup[For Guardians] Learn how to get started using brightwheel as a student contact (Parent, Family, Approved Pickup, or Emergency Contact)!
View Student Profile as a Parent[For Guardians] Overview of the student profile visible to parents! Learn about the child’s activity feed, documents, lesson plans & more!
Sign up for brightwheel as a Student Contact[For guardians] Learn how to create a brightwheel account when invited by a provider to view the student’s profile.
View Lesson Plans as a Guardian[For guardians] Easily look up lesson plans for your student that have been shared by the program using the mobile app.
Subscribe to Daily Reports[For Guardians] Learn how to receive a summary of logged activities for connected students via email each day.
Student Activity FeedView daily activities, notes, and updates as a student contact and schedule daily feed reports directly from the app.
Download Photos & Videos[For Guardians] Learn how Parent and Family contacts can download photos and videos from their student's brightwheel Feed
Upload Photos as a Parent[For Guardians] Learn how Parent contacts can upload photos of activities, milestones, and more!
View Calendar as a Guardian[For Guardians] Use brightwheel's built-in Calendar functionality to view events for the room(s) your student is assigned to!
View Student Portfolios[For Guardians] Learn how to view your student's portfolios shared by teachers right from you brightwheel account!
Log Health Screens as a Guardian[For Guardians] Learn how student contacts can complete the Health Screen questionnaire during check-in or at home
Check in Students as a Guardian[For Guardians] Learn how to check a child in and out as student contact from a kiosk, or personal device by scanning a QR code!
Manage Push Notifications for Student Contacts[For Guardians] Learn how to receive & manage push notifications as a student contact from your child's program.
Messaging the Childcare Provider[For Guardians] Learn how to view and send messages to your child's program to stay connected.
Complete Forms with brightwheel[For Guardians] Learn how to complete and submit paperwork for your program using brightwheel Forms
Manage Student Profile as a Parent[For Guardians] Learn how to manage a student's profile information as a parent contact with edit permissions.
Manage Student Contacts as a Parent[For Guardians] Learn how a parent with edit permissions can add, manage, and remove additional student contacts on a child's profile.
Remove a Student’s Profile[For Guardians] Learn how to remove a student's old/duplicate profile from your account if edit permissions are enabled
Update Student Contact Login Credentials[For Guardians] Learn how to update the email address and/or phone number associated with a student contacts account.
Using brightwheel as a Student Contact and Staff Member[For Staff and Guardians] Learn how to set up accounts as a student contact AND staff member using brightwheel.
Switching to a New brightwheel Program[For Guardians] Learn how to access a child's profile at a new program & maintain access to historical profiles at other programs
Using the Parent Directory[For Guardians] Learn how to use the Parent Directory on the mobile app and web.
Billing Overview for Payers[For Guardians] Learn how to get setup in brightwheel Billing to pay your child's program, gather info for tax reporting, and more!
Payment Methods and Settings[For Guardians] Learn about adding payment methods, managing autopay, and more.
Make a Payment[For Guardians] Learn how to make a payment to your program using brightwheel.
FSA/HSA/Dependent Care Accounts[For Guardians] Learn how to add FSA/HSA/Dependent Care Accounts as parent payment methods and how to overcome issues you may encounter
Understanding StatementsStatements operate as a snapshot of all billing-related activities that occurred on a student’s account in the specified billing period
Payer Billing FAQs[For Guardians] Review commonly asked Q&As about brightwheel billing
Who should parents contact with billing questions?[For Guardians] Determine which questions brightwheel can help with and which should be directed to the provider