Child Care


Reach Families Faster. Stop struggling with phone calls and emails.

StepAhead makes all of your parental
communication quick, simple and easy.

Texting between child care providers and families is increasingly practical and is the perfect solution for engaging and connecting.



General Information

StepAhead is your turn-key solution.
Instead of trying to do it yourself, partner with StepAhead.

We have experience working with Child Care Providers and are prepared to spend 1-on-1 time to get you educated.  We can walk you through our simple platform and help you plan and launch text messages.  Step Ahead supports you with the tools you need to deliver customized information to your families.

StepAhead Facts

  • Texting is the fastest, most effective way to reach your audience and engage them on a personal level.
  • Text messaging is the #1 use of smartphones.
  • Texting information to families has been shown to be a positive predictor of family engagement.
  • Texting child development information has proven to increase home involvement among parents of preschoolers.

It is as simple as 1,2,3!

Step 1

Upload your contacts from a excel file, manually, or connect to your other systems

Step 2

Send messages on demand or schedule for future sending

Step 3

Respond and interact directly with parents through our two-way messaging feature

Questions? Ready to get started?

Get in touch, it's easy!

We now have the ability to quickly notify parents and staff of both center closures and emergency situations or alerts.
¬†Courtney, St. Peter’s Child Care Center