Student teacher and parent with Sangha phone

Teacher-parent communication for Gen-Z students

Research has shown parent involvement leads to increased achievement, but when matched with different styles of parent participation, the effects can reach new levels. Even more so, the correlation between parent involvement and positive effects on student behavior and social skills is more of a reason to start planning ways to interact with parents. The…

Sangha joins the Edlio family

A new chapter in our journey: Sangha joins Edlio

 Today marks the start of a new chapter for the entire Sangha community. We’re excited to announce that Sangha is joining Edlio.  We started Sangha over three years ago with the goal of simplifying school-parent engagement. At the time, all school-home communication software focused primarily on the needs of the school administrator or teacher, not…

Title 1 Newark, CA principal Robin Sehrt engages 87% of parents

  Ms. Robin Sehrt Principal of Snow Elementary School, in Newark, CA Q: Hi Principal Sehrt! Can you introduce your school? We are a 53-year-old Title 1 elementary school with close to 425 students near, San Jose, California. We have a diverse student population and 30% of the students are English Language Learners. As a…

Milpitas School Teacher Is Reaching and Engaging Parents Equitably

Ms. Deanna Sainten’s background Ms. Deanna Sainten is a sixth-grade teacher at Marshall Pomeroy Elementary School in Milpitas, California. She won the Milpitas Unified School District’s Teacher of the Year award in 2012. She has twice won the Milpitas Post newspaper Teacher of the Year award. Q: Hi Deanna! Can you introduce your school? Marshall…

Introducing Self Serve Signups for Parents (Beta)

Launch your Parents Self Serve Signups in 3 easy steps: STEP 1:Locate your school code and parent signup link in your Sangha account.STEP 2:Now share your school code and signup link to parents via email, school website, and flyers. Share elegantly with ready to go materials here. STEP 3: Parents signup on the self serve page, and will receive…

Principal replaces antiquated communication tools in 3 days!

“Don’t be afraid.  Our call as leaders is to empower families and we can’t do that unless we reach them. I don’t think we are reaching the families completely with our antiquated methods. Don’t be afraid.”–Dr. MurphyDr. Sheila Murphy-Brewer Ed.D., principal at Marshall Pomeroy Elementary school in Milpitas, CA, is leading her team with a…

Reinventing 80,000 school calendars

Parents lives revolve around the humble school calendar. A typical school calendar has about 50 to 130 holidays, minimum days, teacher development days and other events in an academic year. Unfortunately, something as essential as a school calendar is confusing, not easily accessible or personalized. At Sangha here are the 5 things we did to reinvent…