INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blackboard Inc., the leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, was named a 2017 Best Place to Work by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in the major employer category.

«It is an incredible honor to be named to this prestigious list by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce,» said Blackboard Chief People Officer Denise Haselhorst. «Blackboard’s success in positively impacting education outcomes around the world is driven by the talented and passionate people that make up our company. We are committed to creating a collaborative and innovative work environment where our employees are inspired and empowered each day to make a difference.»

The top 100 companies in the state were determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys. All companies that participated in the 2017 Best Places to Work program receive an in-depth evaluation identifying strengths and weaknesses according to their employees. The rankings for the companies will be unveiled at a May 2 awards dinner, presented in partnership with Hylant, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

«Best Places to Work in Indiana not only recognizes our state’s outstanding employers, but also sets a high standard for other Hoosier companies by encouraging them to realize the importance of evaluating their own workplaces,» said Indiana Chamber President Kevin Brinegar. «It is clear that a positive work environment makes employees more engaged in their job and in their company, which is a win for everyone.»

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About Blackboard Inc.
Our mission is to partner with the global education community to enable learner and institutional success, leveraging innovative technologies and services. With an unmatched understanding of the world of the learner, the most comprehensive student-success solutions, and the greatest capacity for innovation, Blackboard is education’s partner in change.

Shawnee Cohn, Blackboard Inc.
202.303.9053, [email protected]


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