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Blackboard Connect 5 is the newest version of our mass notification service. They built Connect 5 using feedback from you, their users, to make it faster and easier than ever to send a message. With Blackboard Connect you can send messages faster and easier than ever and streamline one-page message sending. They have custom, pre-set scenario templates and expanded message reach via Facebook, Twitter and RSS. Blackboard Connect 5 allows you to deliver more targeted and relevant content. You also have access to customizable community portal and group subscriptions with enhanced geo-mapping tools and real-time message delivery reports. 

Instant Notification
When every second counts, connect with confidence.

Personalized Outreach 
Reach each person how, when, and where they choose.

Easy Automation
Send data-driven and recurring notifications.

Proven Reliability 
Send thousands of messages every minute without worry.

Community Engagement 
Keep your community informed, involved, and secure.

Flexible Communication 
Communicate with staff or your community.

Any Device Access 
Create, schedule and send messages from any device.

Reporting Features 
View delivery results, usage, trends and opt-outs.

Two-Way Messaging 
Create a two-way dialog with your community by enabling recipients to respond to messages, and gather community feedback through voice, email and text surveys.

Reporting and Dashboards 
Easy to use reporting interface helps you make decisions faster.

Mobile Sender App 
Blackboard Mass Notifications includes a mobile application that allows you to create, schedule and send messages no matter where you are, from any mobile device.

Language Translation 
Bridge language barriers and engage hard-to-reach demographics using automatic translation to over 60 languages.

Social Media Integration
Social media is a growing communication channel that many people turn to for instantaneous news and updates. Blackboard makes it easy to post your notifications to your district's social channels.

Send messages to specific groups and regions. Blackboard's Mass Notification's advanced mapping tools let you reach an audience by outlining an area on a map, such as district zones, bus routes or other geographic boundaries.

This list is compiled annually through our web surveys, internet research, and phone interviews with California school districts.

School Districts in California that use Blackboard Connect*

ABC Unified
Alameda County Office of Education
Alhambra Unified
Alpine Union Elementary
Alta Loma Elementary
Alum Rock Union Elementary
Alvord Unified
Anaheim City
Anderson Union High
Antelope Elementary
Antelope Valley Union High
Antioch Unified
Apple Valley Unified
Arcohe Union Elementary
Arvin Union Elementary
Atwater Elementary
Auburn Union Elementary
Azusa Unified
Baker Valley USD
Baldwin Park Unified
Banta Elementary
Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary
Bassett Unified
Beaumont Unified
Bella Vista Elementary
Bellevue Union Elementary
Bellflower Unified
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Benicia Unified
Bennett Valley Union Elementary
Beverly Hills Unified
Big Oak Flat-Groveland Unified
Big Valley Joint Unified School District
Biggs Unified
Black Oak Mine Unified
Bonsall Union Elementary
Borrego Springs Unified
Brawley Elementary
Brawley Union High
Briggs Elementary
Brittan Elementary
Buckeye Union Elementary
Buena Park Elementary
Burbank Unified
Burton Elementary
Cajon Valley Union
Calexico Unified
Calistoga Joint Unified
Cambrian School District
Camptonville Elementary
Cardiff Elementary
Carmel Unified
Cascade Union Elementary
Castle Rock Union Elementary School District
Centinela Valley Union High
Central Elementary
Central Unified
Ceres Unified
Charter Oak Unified
Claremont Unified School District
Cloverdale Unified
Clovis Unified
Coachella Valley Unified
Colton Joint Unified
Columbia Elementary
Conejo Valley Unified
Corcoran Joint Unified
Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified
Covina-Valley Unified
Cupertino Union
Curtis Creek Elementary
Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified
Cutten Elementary
Dehesa Elementary
Del Mar Union Elementary
Delano Joint Union High
Delano Union Elementary
Denair Unified
Dinuba Unified
Downey Unified
Duarte Unified
Durham Unified
Earlimart Elementary
East Nicolaus Joint Union High
Eastern Sierra Unified
Eastside Union Elementary
El Centro Elementary
El Dorado County Office of Education
El Dorado Union High
El Monte City Elementary
El Monte Union High
El Rancho Unified
Empire Union Elementary
Encinitas Union Elementary
Escalon Unified
Escondido Union High
Exeter Union Elementary
Fairfax Elementary
Farmersville Unified
Fillmore Unified
Folsom-Cordova Unified
Fontana Unified
Fortuna Union Elementary
Fountain Valley Elementary
Franklin-McKinley Elementary
Fremont Union High
Fresno County Office of Education
Fullerton Elementary
Fullerton Joint Union High
Garvey Elementary
Glendale Unified
Glendora Unified
Gold Oak Union Elementary
Gold Trail Union Elementary
Golden Plains Unified
Golden Valley Unified
Grant Elementary
Gratton Elementary
Greenfield Union
Gridley Unified
Hanford Elementary
Hanford Joint Union High
Healdsburg Unified
Heber Elementary
Hemet Unified
Hesperia Unified
Hope Elementary
Huntington Beach City Elementary
Huntington Beach Union High
Imperial County Office of Education
Inyo County Office of Education
Jacoby Creek Elementary
Jamul-Dulzura Union Elementary
Jefferson Union High
John Swett Unified
Julian Union Elementary
Kentfield Elementary
Keppel Union Elementary
Kerman Unified
Kernville Union Elementary
Kings River-Hardwick Union Elementary
Kingsburg Elementary Charter
Kingsburg Joint Union High
Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified
Konocti Unified
La Habra City Elementary
La Mesa-Spring Valley
Lake Tahoe Unified
Lakeside Union
Lakeside Union Elementary
Lamont Elementary
Lancaster Elementary
Lassen Union High
Lassen View Union Elementary
Latrobe School District
Lawndale Elementary
Le Grand Union High
Lemon Grove
Liberty Elementary
Liberty Union High
Linden Unified
Lindsay Unified
Live Oak Unified
Lodi Unified
Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary
Lompoc Unified
Los Angeles County Office of Education
Los Banos Unified
Luther Burbank
Lynwood Unified
Madera County Office of Education
Madera Unified
Manteca Unified
Marcum-Illinois Union Elementary
Martinez Unified
McKinleyville Union Elementary
Mendota Unified
Merced City Elementary
Modoc Joint Unified
Montebello Unified
Montecito Union Elementary
Monterey County Office of Education
Monterey Peninsula Unified
Moreno Valley Unified
Morgan Hill Unified
Mother Lode Union Elementary
Mountain Valley Unified
Mountain View-Los Altos Union High
Napa Valley Unified
Needles Unified
Newhall Elementary School District
Newport-Mesa Unified
North Monterey County Unified
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified
Oak Grove Elementary
Oak Grove Union Elementary
Oak Valley Union Elementary
Oak View Union Elementary
Ocean View ESD
Ojai Unified
Ontario-Montclair Elementary
Orchard Elementary
Oroville Union High
Pacheco Union Elementary
Pacific Union Elementary
Palermo Union Elementary
Palmdale Elementary
Palo Alto Unified
Palo Verde Union Elementary
Panama-Buena Vista Union
Paramount Unified
Paso Robles Joint Unified
Perris Elementary
Perris Union High
Petaluma City Elementary
Pioneer Union Elementary
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
Pleasanton Unified
Porterville Unified
Poway Unified
Raisin City Elementary
Rancho Santa Fe Elementary
Redlands Unified
Redwood City Elementary
Rescue Union Elementary
Rialto Unified
Richgrove Elementary
Rim of the World Unified
Riverbank Unified
Rockford Elementary
Rosemead Elementary
Ross Valley Elementary
Rowland Unified
Salinas City Elementary
Salinas Union High
San Benito High
San Bernardino County Office of Education
San Bruno Park Elementary
San Diego County Office of Education
San Gabriel Unified
San Jose Unified
San Juan Unified
San Leandro Unified
San Lorenzo Unified
San Marcos Unified
San Marino Unified
San Mateo County Office of Education
San Pasqual Valley Unified
San Rafael City Elementary
San Ysidro Elementary
Sanger Unified
Santa Ana Unified
Santa Clara USD
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified
Santa Paula USD
Santa Rosa Elementary
Sausalito Marin City
Savanna Elementary
Scott Valley Unified
Sebastopol Union Elementary
Shasta County Office of Education
Simi Valley Unified
Snowline Joint Unified
Sonoma Valley Unified
South Bay Union Elementary
South Pasadena Unified
South Whittier Elementary
Southern Humboldt Joint Unified
Southern Kern Unified
Spreckels Union Elementary
Stanislaus Union Elementary
Sulphur Springs Union
Sylvan Union Elementary
Tahoe-Truckee Joint Unified
Tamalpais Union High
Tehachapi Unified
Temple City Unified
Thermalito Union Elementary
Tipton Elementary
Tulare City
Tulare County Office of Education
Tulare Joint Union High
Tustin Unified
Twin Rivers Unified
Ukiah Unified
Upland Unified
Vacaville Unified
Val Verde Unified
Valle Lindo Elementary
Vallecitos Elementary
Vallejo City Unified
Valley Center-Pauma Unified
Visalia Unified
Walnut Valley Unified
Wasco Union High
Washington Colony Elementary
Washington Unified
Waugh Elementary
Weaver Union
West Contra Costa Unified
Westwood Unified
William S. Hart Union High
Willows Unified
Windsor Unified
Winters Joint Unified
Woodland Joint Unified
Woodside Elementary
Yolo County Office of Education

* This is a partial list generated through our annual technology systems survey, internet searches, and other methods.

Also, districts constantly change enterprise systems in an never ending quest to find the 'best' of the best. So expect these results to change over time.

If your district currently uses this system but doesn't appear on this list, please let us know by updating your district's info on our annual systems survey:




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