LivingTree Acquires ClassMessenger

We’re excited to announce that we’ve acquired ClassMessenger. We’ve worked with the impressive ClassMessenger team for the past few weeks to ensure a seamless transition for ClassMessenger users. We couldn’t be more excited to welcome ClassMessenger into the LivingTree family and ClassMessenger CEO Keith McSpurren to our Advisory Board. A quick FAQ on this exciting […] read more...

A “whole community on board”

  LivingTree Pride – Cindy Nelson Cindy Nelson wears many hats at Park Row Christian Academy: School nurse, receptionist, admissions assistant, social media specialist, and LivingTree expert. Cindy has spent the last three years helping PRCA carry out their mission to share knowledge, skills and spiritual values with students. Like many who work in the K12 […] read more...

There’s a PLATFORM for that

There’s an app for that. In 2016 there’s an app (or a dozen) for every need and / or want we can imagine. Education technology is no different. Every week there’s another app for behavior, communication, attendance, you name it. They’re free! The teachers will drive them! But when is enough enough? When is one […] read more...

Lori Genzer’s LivingTree Story

LivingTree Pride – Lori Genzer, LivingTree Senior Relationship Manager Teaching has always been a passion for Lori Genzer. “Nothing beats that light bulb moment when you see those eyes light up with understanding.” Because Lori’s elementary school served many ESL students and parents, communicating with her parents was a major challenge, and two-way conversation with a parent […] read more...

Abbey Buchert’s LivingTree Story

LivingTree Pride: Abbey Buchert, 2nd Grade Teacher Abbey is in her seventh year of teaching, and second year at Cascadia Elementary School in Seattle, Washington. Greatly influenced by her own 5th grade teacher, Abbey became an educator because she desired to show children that learning could be a positive and exciting experience. Understanding the link between […] 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...

Communication is Key in Staying Engaged in Your Child’s Education

http://quemeanswhat.com/parent-teacher-communication-is-key/ Ongoing research shows that family engagement in schools improves student achievement, reduces absenteeism, and restores parents’ confidence in their children’s education. (NEAtoday.org) Parents are their children’s most important people in their education career and teachers are second. In my personal conversations with other parents, I have learned that how well they ‘like’ their child’s teacher […] read more...

New Features for the New School Year!

LivingTree was hard at work this summer making enhancements and releasing new features. We’re excited to announce the Directory and an update to Volunteer Management. You can now fully utilize LivingTree as your online directory. In the web application, you will see that Contacts has turned into Directory. If you click on directory, you will […] read more...

Region One ESC Partners with LivingTree to Further Build Community in Valley School Districts

        Region One ESC partners with LivingTree to further build community in Valley school districts LivingTree’s private “social-like” network recommended for community engagement August 5, 2014– As the Rio Grande Valley continues to see rapid growth and Texas House Bill 5 requirements challenge school districts to evaluate their performance on community and parental […] read more...