For early childhood education programs

Supporting Quality Practice

Document and share your educational process, end to end.

Learning Stories

Create beautiful Learning Stories in our smart editor, share with families and save to a child's portfolio in one click. Learn more

Assessment Ratings

Head Start and state-funded programs use our DRDP assessment to meet data reporting needs. Link to any state framework in Educa.


Create individual or group plans. Link to frameworks, collaborate, share or don’t share with parents, your call.

Family Communications

Use your message board to send notices to your selected families or to everyone.

All-Purpose Form Builder

Educa has best practice templates, e.g., home surveys, IEPs, transition statements. Or create your own - for children, teachers or your center - for private use or to work on with others.

Teacher Portfolios

Use the private Teacher Portfolio to record professional goals and reflections. Share with mentors, link to standards. Teacher messaging also. More here.

Policies and Resources

Use your private document portal to organize your center - training materials, guides and policies for teachers, content for families.

Learning Story Academy

Webinars, study groups and video courses on all things Learning Stories - to support teachers.

Story Review & Mentoring

Support young teachers with Story Approval - used to maintain quality before sending to families and in training.

Any Framework

Educa has most state early learning guidelines, DRDP and ELOF. New frameworks added by customer request, including proprietary frameworks just for your center.

Collaborate, collaborate!

Work together, share, message, get feedback from parents.

Bring Parents Closer

Build Parent Understanding

Online observations, linked to learning goals, creates understanding, more parent-teacher collaboration and better outcomes.

Daily Routines

Share feeding, sleeping and diaper change times with parents and send notes.  Learn more

Access Anytime

Post policies, resources and/or detailed announcements on your message board. Parents can access your site any time to see their child’s portfolio and your information.
The power of online

Invite Extended Family, Specialists

Parents can easily invite extended family, specialists & others to share in the updates on their child. Un-invite just as easily.

Are your parents listening?

Replace emails, paper notices, Facebook, photo apps, etc.
with a private channel that goes right to parent phones

Managing Your Service

Easy To Setup

Get started in 30 minutes. Import data from your billing or contact management program. Unlimited support, with help videos and online workshops.

Supporting Teachers

Educa has mentoring settings so that more experienced teachers can support and guide new or less well-trained staff.

Activity Tracking

Reports track activities ranging from the progress of an individual child to parent engagement and activity.

Access From Any Device (with SSO)

Access Educa by browser on any device. Parents use Educa Touch, our free Apple iOS and Android phone apps. Educa supports Google and Microsoft Single Sign On so you don’t need to have a separate Educa password.

Use Policies To Guide Teachers

Use the Policies section to outline your expectations and values, post resources you want teachers to use. Set access for each policy post – teachers only or parents and teachers.

Create Professional Look

Parents expect important updates on their phone, not on paper. Educa has formatting options that will help you convey your program’s professionalism.