Keep parents engaged, even while on the go

77% of K-12 parents use a smartphone¹. Are you reaching them? If your school isn’t quite as mobile as you’d like, Blackboard offers mobile, web, and voice communication tools to help you inform and involve parents. 

We can help you:

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By partnering with us, you can:

Move beyond voice calls

Our notification service features 2-way SMS, push notifications, a portal, and more for connecting with your community.


Keep everyone safe with a text tip line

Offer students and parents a simple channel to stop bullying in its tracks.


Share more with parents

Better classroom and school websites make it easy to keep everyone informed and engaged, even on the go!


Take your district mobile

Mobile solutions for grades, sports schedules, lunch balances, and more, all within your branded environment.


See it in Action

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Reach a K-12 Rep

Call 800-424-9299 to reach a Bb Representative

Get the Facts

Powerful solutions for communication and engagement

There are many ways to reach your learning community, including websites, mobile apps, notification services, and more. Whether you're using just one of these or all, it's important that you communicate timely and reliable information to keep your parents engaged in their child's education.

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See for Yourself

Blackboard Connect is the most efficient way for you to keep your parents and students secure, informed, and involved. Send a notification message to your phone and email to see it in action.

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Texting Trends

Texting: a trend that demands an educator’s attention

5.6 trillion text messages were sent worldwide in 2011, which makes this form of communication a global phenomenon. With more people preferring text to voice, is your school or district a part of the conversation?
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