All-in-One Childcare Center App Built by and for Early Childhood Educators

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Optimize and streamline your center daily operations

View child and teacher locations at a glance, track classroom ratios in real time, send important notifications to classrooms or families, and easily create and manage customized billing and payment plans. Minimize the time and effort needed to complete everyday administrative tasks.

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Simplify daily tasks with an intuitive, easy-to-use interface

Make communication with families seamless, efficient, and paperless. Teachers can easily design detailed plans with co-teachers, create daily reports for each child, and save time with streamlined attendance and transitions tracking. Tadpoles is easy for everyone, from novice to tech-savvy teachers.


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Connect classroom management and formative assessment

Seamless integration between Tadpoles and GOLD empowers teachers to easily gather formative assessment data from the same app they’re using for classroom management and family communication, creating more time to engage children in meaningful learning.

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Keep families engaged and connected

Provide families with important updates about their children’s day with a daily report that securely shares photos, videos, and up-to-the-minute information about their children’s routines. Two-way communication enables instant messaging between school and home for families, teachers, and administrators.

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Keep children, families, and staff healthy and safe

Enable families and teachers to work together to provide meaningful education and care without compromising health and safety. With two-way communications and health screening features that satisfy state, local, and center requirements and provide peace of mind to staff and families, you can capture symptoms of concern early and often.

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Manage, track, and grow enrollment

Easily manage and track your enrollment pipeline, identify potential gaps in each classroom, and determine appropriate actions with easy-to-use enrollment forecasting tools.

We have enjoyed using Tadpoles. Our teachers, administrators, and parents love the ease of use and the ability to communicate so effectively. The administrative dashboard is one of our favorite features; it allows us to effortlessly track student and teacher movements as well as maintain ratios and quickly access student information. Tadpoles has simplified classroom procedures and increased our teachers’ ability to provide detailed information to parents.
Jenny Jackson
Marketing Coordinator, Brighton Academy, The Woodlands

More Reasons to Love Tadpoles


Built for the Specific Needs of Early Childhood

Tadpoles is built by and for early childhood educators and integrates with the only ecosystem designed exclusively for early childhood.


Easy to Implement

Intuitive and simple to use, Tadpoles is just as easy for novice technology users as it is for tech-savvy teachers—it’s easy for everyone.


Teaching Strategies is the #1 Provider of Early Childhood Solutions

Tadpoles connects over 430,000 families and serves nearly 500,000 children every day.

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Streamline Operations and Engage Families

Let us help you begin your journey with Tadpoles: it’s everything you need to build strong relationships with families, streamline center management, and simplify teachers’ day-to-day tasks.

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