Life at Blackboard

Our employees make a difference in the world.

Life at Blackboard

With complete commitment to our company values and a focus on doing right by our customers, our team is something special. In return, we provide our employees with the tools they need to invest in themselves.

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Our Mission

We understand that people learn in dynamic ways, and that the education landscape is continuously evolving. Our mission is to partner with the global education community to enable student and institutional success, by leveraging innovative technologies and services.

With an unmatched understanding of learners, the most comprehensive student-success solutions, and the greatest capacity for innovation, Blackboard is education’s partner in change. We are driving the industry to new destinations.

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Culture and Values

Here at Blackboard we treat each other with mutual understanding and respect. Our values are what shapes the relationships and bonds at the company.



We are committed to doing the right thing. We build trusted relationships through our honest and transparent communications with our colleagues and clients.



We challenge ourselves to raise the bar by driving a high-performance culture focused on excellence. We are results-oriented and rigorously measure our progress.



We seek innovative ways to deliver market-driving solutions. We take risks, learn from failure and embrace creativity.



We hold ourselves and each other accountable for keeping commitments. We are decisive in our actions and take personal responsibility for outcomes.