Ready4K Child and Family Engagement Text Based Tool

Ready4K is an evidence-based family engagement curriculum delivered via text messages. Each week, parents, foster families, and caregivers receive text messages with fun facts and easy tips on how to promote child development by building on existing family routines. We offer solutions for Head Starts, schools and districts, and communities, supporting families from birth through 4th grade.


  • Ready4K empowers families with the information and emotional support to act as their child’s first and most important teacher
  • We leverage technology to reach as many parents as possible because when children thrive, we all succeed
  • We provide helpful information, encouragement, and support to parents continuously over a prolonged period of time
  • Our approach has been shown to increase parental involvement at home and school
  • We break down the complexity of engaged parenting into small steps that are easy to achieve

Main Features

  • Send your own text messages to connect families to local resources
  • Weekly text messages to parents and caregivers with fun facts and easy tips on how to promote child’s development
  • Dashboard easy enables one-click enrollment of families

Primary Audience

  • Communities & Cities
  • Parents, Families, Teachers & Tutors
  • Head Start Programs
  • Schools & Districts