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Create a Message Category

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Both district and school administrators can create a new category to be included with the Pre-Made Teacher messages.

Add a category

  1. From the Blackboard Communication HQ interface menu, select Messages > Library.
  2. To add a new category to the library, select Add Category.

    Image illustrating new message category

  3. Add the category details:
    • Select the district or School for the category.
    • Type the Name for the category.
    • Select Allow child organizations to use this category to allow school administrators within the district to send messages within the new category.
    • Type the category Description.
  4. Select Save.