Blackboard Connect

Blackboard Connect (formerly ConnectEd) is the district's system for communicating with families through automated phone calls, email and text messages. See below for the full SPPS Blackboard Connect Guidelines.

You may also review a quick-start guide from Blackboard.


  • For translations, please use bilingual staff at your school. (this does not apply to emergency messages in which assistance is needed from the Office of Communications, Marketing & Development.)
  • If you need immediate assistance sending an urgent message to families, contact, Office: 651-744-5660, Cell: 651-592-4243.
  • If you need technical support or have technical questions, contact at 651-767-8107.
  • You may also contact Blackboard Connect 5's customer service at or call Blackboard Connect's help desk at 866-435-7684.