100% Participation = Real Results

“Using the LivingTree platform, our school  was able to build a much tighter community and meaningful engagement with our families. It has truly changed our level of transparency with parents and how we converse, share, and coordinate in the context of educating our children. – Eden Hinds, Briargrove Elementary Principal, Houston ISD Briargrove Elementary serves ~910 […] read more...

7 Ways the LivingTree App Increases Parent Engagement

7 Ways the LivingTree App Increases Parent Engagement http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2016/02/10/6-ways-the-livingtree-app-increases-parent-engagement  by Jessica McFadden   Let’s get real: It’s time for us to implement a teacher-to-parent communication app that is used on both sides of the conversation. And not just the über-involved room parents or those glued to their smartphones—all the parents. We think LivingTree can be […] read more...

LivingTree Surpasses 16 Million Points of Engagement as Students Return to School

AUSTIN, TX, September 01, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ — LivingTree has enabled over sixteen million points of engagement between parents, teachers, students and school administrators. Communities are achieving unprecedented levels of partnership with LivingTree’s online/mobile app that helps foster and deepen overall communication and parent engagement. Since it 2012 launch, LivingTree has quickly grown to one of […] read more...

Thoughts on a New School Year

What an incredible few years it’s been. As we head into our fourth school year, the results we’re hearing about are further fuel to keep us leaping forward. As if contributing to an initiative which drastically improves literacy rates, attendance, graduation rates, and student performance weren’t enough, the delight of our parents, teachers, and administrators […] read more...

TEXT ME – LivingTree now has texting!!

LivingTree is thrilled to announce our latest feature! Just in time for the new school year, we’re pleased to offer SMS texting as part of our full community engagement feature set. This new feature provides even more options to reach every member of your community. Whether alerting your community to weather delays, important information, unforeseen […] read more...

Learnings from FCE

Parent engagement is our passion. Attending the national family and community engagement conference in Chicago in June was a treat in so many ways. From learning about Chicago’s community school efforts to being inspired by local and state leaders, we left re-charged to deliver on our mission to connect all those who raise, develop, and […] read more...

Parent Engagement: Building Trust, Fostering Community, and Improving Outcomes

School & District Administrators Share Their LivingTree Experience “It’s helped rebuild parents’ trust in our schools.” “Prior to LivingTree we could only do one-way communication, mostly in English.” “It really has streamlined communications with our parents.” “It’s a great platform to really share and show the power of family and community in a learning environment.” “There’s never […] read more...

LivingTree in Classrooms Across the US

“With LivingTree a teacher is able to show what learning is taking place and help bridge that connection between home and school.” — Lesley Weaver, Irving ISD, Director of Communications Teachers can post from the convenience of their mobile device or from their computer. The translation features allow parents to type and receive messages in their […] read more...