Edlio Partners with Livingtree to Expand its Family Engagement Tools
by PRP Group, on 02/06/2020
The result of the partnership, Edlio Engage, will enable families to engage with schools in a way that has a proven track record of improving academic outcomes
(Los Angeles, CA) Jan. 20, 2020 —Edlio, the school communications leader trusted by more than 15,000 schools worldwide, has partnered with Livingtree to add a family engagement solution, currently available to Edlio clients, to its suite of tools connecting schools with communities.
For nearly two decades, Edlio has been focused on making it easy for educators to connect with families through beautiful, modern websites and streamlined payment tools. With the addition of Edlio Engage powered by Livingtree, Edlio is a one-stop shop for schools and districts looking to strengthen relationships with their communities.
“We often hear from school and district administrators how challenging it can be to unify and streamline teacher and parent connections,” said Edlio’s CEO, Ali Arsan. “With more than 40 million engagements, Livingtree has a proven record of meeting that challenge in a way that perfectly complements our mission at Edlio.”
As a result of the partnership, Edlio Engage will offer two-way conversations, enabling families to engage with schools in a way that has a proven track record of improving academic outcomes. Other features of Edlio Engage include:
- Translation into more than 100 languages;
- FES (Family Efficacy Score);
- Direct messages;
- Photo, video, and file sharing;
- Email and mobile push notifications;
- SIS integration;
- School engagement reports;
- District-wide engagement reports;
- District-level visibility and access; and
- Family engagement and platform tracking.
“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Edlio to expand the reach of our family engagement tools,” said Gary Hensley, Livingtree’s CEO. “We’re always eager to bring educators closer to families, and to be able to accomplish that through partnership with an organization that shares our vision of providing better educational outcomes by powering easy, effective platforms to connect school and home is a golden opportunity.”
For 19 years, Edlio has been providing K–12 educators easy, effective technology to connect their communities. Edlio Websites make managing a beautiful online presence easy while also offering direct messaging. Edlio Pay collects and manages online payments and donations with robust financial reporting. And Edlio Engage simplifies true family engagement with two-way interaction between school and home. To learn more, please visit Edlio.com.
Founded in 2012, Livingtree’s mission is to improve the learning lives of students so they can succeed beyond the classroom. Through its family engagement platform Livingtree Engage and its fundraising platform Livingtree Give, Livingtree aims to serve and connect school communities. The Livingtree Engage platform has been recognized by EdTech Digest as an Award Finalist for the 2019 Communication Solution, the 2018 Administrative Solution and Communication Solution, and the 2017 Parent/Student Solution. Livingtree was also recognized for its work by the Stevie® Awards as the 2016 Gold Community Involvement Program of the Year and 2016 Silver Smartphone App of the Year. To learn more, please visit Livingtree.com.