Who we are


We’re not building new learning products; we’re building a new way for learning to happen.

At Blackboard, we started out with a unique idea—if we are not learning something new every day, we are not moving forward. Right now, there is a great opportunity to reimagine education, from pre-K through lifelong learning and across the student experience. In the next decade, we will see an incredible influx of new ideas that challenge the status quo and support learners in new ways.


On a mission to reimagine education


Our goal is to make learning more desirable, accessible, and meaningful for learners. By doing this, we have a shared sense of purpose with teachers, administrators, and leaders at all levels that are working to improve outcomes for learners.

Fun facts about us

Aside from Google, we are the #1 website that students can’t live without. Check out all the ways people use Blackboard across the globe.

Worldwide reach


We serve over 19,000 clients in 100 countries, including 1,900 international institutions alone.

Top academic institutions


Out of the Top 50 Times Higher Education Reputation Ranking in 2014, 80% of the world’s top academic institutions work with us.

K-12 students


Our solutions and services are used by 1 in 3 U.S. school districts, including 70 of the largest 100 districts, and serve over 20 million K-12 students.

Online bachelor programs


We support and work with 92% of the top online bachelor degree programs.

What makes us strong

As we continue to write our story, we’re working with you to solve some of the biggest problems in education. As a result, we’ve built the best technologies and solutions to help advance our industry in meaningful ways.

  • People

    People

    Our people are your people

    We learn from you as you learn from us. We’re fortunate to have a group of people who share a common vision for what education can be. And what people can achieve. We’re all passionate about education and many of us come from education backgrounds. Every day we’re coming up with new ideas to change education—and the world—as we know it.

  • Solutions

    Solutions

    Tools that help learners succeed

    We focus on creating technology and services to help students learn, not just one way, but their own way. Our unrivaled products and unparalleled services have stood the test of time and come out ahead. With our solutions-centric and flexible approach, customers realize a vision tailored to their unique needs.

  • Industry commitment

    Industry Commitment

    Values that we actually value

    We are dedicated to doing the right thing for our customers and for the industry. Our values are grounded in making a difference in the world. At our core, it’s our reason for getting up in the morning.

Next Steps

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