One solution for connecting your entire community
Educators, parents, and the community share a common goal – growing successful students. With the most complete communications solutions, Blackboard can help your district or school address the need for ongoing dialog on those common interests. Because when parents engage with school, their students are more likely to succeed.
Transform your communication with the power of mobile
Engage every family and build relationships with a K-12 mobile app that puts your story in the your community's hands. Connect with them through traditional methods like phone calls and emails, as well as emerging formats like app messaging and social media.
Students and families want schools to engage them through mobile
Students, parents, and district leaders believe that mobile devices provide valuable ways to learn, communicate, and organize information. See the supporting research in this blog post.
Why should you choose responsive web design?
Responsive web design can be a good first step to becoming a mobile-friendly district. Why is it important? Responsive design empowers your website to deliver an optimized viewing experience on various mobile devices.
Partner with us to create a complete communications strategy
Blackboard is here for you, whether you need to build a mobile app, enhance a website, develop a crisis communication plan or manage your social media.
Tips for building a successful communication strategy
Peruse our ebook and discover new ways to ramp up your communication strategy. Hear how our customers are getting their parents and communities more involved using Blackboard’s Community Engagement Solution.
Give your whole community quick access to information
Families want continuous access to what their children are doing in the classroom. Blackboard tools provide full visibility into students’ activities, achievements, lunch balances, and so much more.
Monitor the impact of your communications
Get easy reporting of message analytics. Pinpoint information consumption by looking at open rates of emails and delivery results for push notifications, text messages, and phone calls.
Create Once, Publish Everywhere
Communicating across the entire district doesn't have to be difficult or time consuming. Blackboard lets you create your messages once and deliver them automatically across all of your channels.
Promote two-way communication between parents and schools
Enable meaningful dialogue between your schools and community. Two-way communication capabilities allow you to build relationships and collect feedback.
Manage social media and grow the conversation
Leverage the power of social media by simplifying the entire process. Monitor your social media activity, interact with your community, and aggregate all of your accounts under one login to save time and increase your reach
Use feedback to take the temperature of your community
Quickly and easily find out what parents are thinking by conducting surveys or using a tip line. Give your community opportunities to engage with you. Enable community members to provide feedback when you need it.