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1/07/2016
Published December 29, 2015 at 1:29 pm Erin Hale-Sanford and Donna Greenfield from Intermediate District 917 were recognized as TIES Exceptional Teachers at the TIES 2015 Education Technology Conference at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency on Dec. 15. The award recognizes teachers who model the best... Read More
1/07/2016
Published December 30, 2015 at 11:11 am Two Richfield teachers were honored for utilizing technology in their classrooms at the TIES 2015 Education Technology Conference Dec. 15. Ben Krupnick, a social studies teacher in the Richfield School District’s Alternative Learning Program, and fifth-... Read More
1/04/2016
Representatives from Faribault and Northfield Public Schools are looking to further implement technology in the classroom following a four-day conference. The conference, known as TIES, or Technology and Information Educational Services, is held annually in Minneapolis, and focuses on transforming... Read More
12/13/2015
St. Paul, MN — December 14, 2015 — TIES announced today that Jen Hegna, director of information and instructional technology for Byron Public Schools, has been named the TIES 2015 Minnesota Technology Leader award recipient.   According to her nomination, Jen is known throughout Byron Public... Read More
12/13/2015
St. Paul, MN — December 8, 2015 — TIES announced today that the Litchfield Public Schools Technology Team has been named the Minnesota Technology Leadership Team Award recipient at the 2015 TIES Education Technology Conference.   The Technology Leadership Team Award recognizes a school district... Read More
1/06/2015
A total of 18 staff members from the Westonka School District attended the 2014 TIES Education Technology Conference.
12/17/2014
Nine staff members from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be presenting their work, experience and knowledge at the TIES 2014 Education Technology Conference.
12/16/2014
The winners of the TIES 2014 Minnesota Technology Leader and Technology Leadership Team contests were honored by TIES at the TIES 2014 Education Technology Conference on December 8. To learn more about them, click on their names and see the media listed below.   The TIES Minnesota Technology... Read More
12/15/2014
TIES honors Exceptional Teachers from TIES member districts who lead in technology education. These Minnesota educators may be teachers, technology integrationists, media specialists, or others who organize MakerSpace labs, and more. The individuals are chosen by their superintendents for the TIES... Read More
11/10/2014
Longtime Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School Board member Dan Luth has helped guide the school district through some of its most challenging times.
8/15/2014
Jeff Solomon has received the 2014 Pinnacle of Achievement Award from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International. Jeff, Director of Finance and Operations, Rosemount Public Schools received this national award for collaborating on the development of FeePay™: Comprehensive... Read More
8/07/2014
Noted highlights of the breakout and round table sessions: "... sessions, conversations and fun with Malik Bush and Greg Baufield from TIES."
8/01/2014
Brian Dietz, superintendent of the Centennial School District, has joined TIES Executive Committee which implements policies, adopts the proposed budget and fees, and has general responsibility for the direction of TIES.
7/29/2014
TIES, an education technology collaborative, announced that Centennial School superintendent Brian Dietz joined the group's executive committee.
7/28/2014
OWATONNA — Starting July 31, parents can register and pay athletic fees online for students joining Owatonna High School and Junior High School fall sports teams.
7/24/2014
Oversees 49-member education technology collaborative.
7/22/2014
Orono Schools Today - Summer 2014 - Newsletter School Board Clerk Michael Bash has been elected to the executive committee of TIES.
7/13/2014
Rosemount district leaders wanted a one-stop shop where parents could pay for everything online with a credit card. Area school district collaborative Technology and Information Education Services, or TIES, was one of the few "serious" bidders for the project, Solomon said.
6/22/2014
It is perhaps fitting that the video game "Oregon Trail" became the signature product of the people who introduced computing to classrooms in Minnesota and nationally more than a generation ago.
6/16/2014
As the St. Paul school district sets out to give an iPad to each student, it can find lessons and cautionary tales - in its own experience and those of a growing number of digitally minded districts.
4/16/2014
Created with TIES, an organization that provides education technology such as the SchoolView parent portal, the new system will eventually tie directly into the district’s student database, making enrollment more efficient and effective from the district’s perspective, too.
3/20/2014
Mark  Gamelin, TIES, reported on an audit performed at Willow River Schools at the March 11 school board meeting.
3/01/2014
In addition to their multiple on-site classes, TIES also offers online one-hour webinars and full workshops that educators can access from anywhere.
2/05/2014
Kingsland High School is going to utilize online registration through the TIES system this year.
12/16/2013
The winners of the TIES 2013 Minnesota Technology Leader and Technology Leadership Team contests were honored by TIES at the TIES 2013 Education Technology Conference on December 16. Click on the name to see more about the winners. Bryan Hennekens, Director of Technology for Columbia Heights... Read More
12/15/2013
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12/15/2013
Ninety-one teachers from 48 districts were named TIES Exceptional Teachers by their superintendents and recognized at TIES 2013 Education Technology Conference on December 17.They also were featured in the TIES Exceptional Teachers publication and received certificates. Anoka-Hennepin, Coon Rapids... Read More
12/14/2013
TIES will be coming to you to share your education technology experience at its Education Technology Conference by presenting a pre-conference workshop or a conference breakout session. This is your opportunity to showcase your knowledge, skills and best practices.
11/28/2013
The Willow River School Board approved a master services agreement with TIES for a technology audit in November.
11/07/2013
Parents, students, staff and community members will see a new STMA web site. Includes food and nutrition, TIES SchoolView and parent portal and teacher web sites.
9/21/2013
TIES new Executive Committee Chair Dan Luth is profiled in the Savage Pacer.
9/20/2013
Denise Sundstrom's appointment as TIES Director of Finance and Operations is reported in the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
9/13/2013
St. Paul-based TIES announced that its Executive Committee elected Dan Luth as chairman and Marci Anderson as vice chairwoman.
9/09/2013
TIES Executive Director Betty Schweizer writes about Rosemount School District going cashless with TIES Comprehensive Fee Management System in the MASA School Leaders Forum, Fall 2013.
9/09/2013
St. Paul-based TIES, an education technology cooperative, announced that its executive committee has elected Marci Anderson as vice chairwoman.
9/09/2013
St. Paul-based TIES, an education technology cooperative, announced that its executive committee elected Dan Luth as chairman.
9/04/2013
TIES' strategy is to acquire the highest grade of talent and leadership to achieve our mission.
8/26/2013
Paying for all those school lunches just got a whole lot easier and much more convenient in Anoka-Hennepin School District 11.
7/31/2013
Anoka-Hennepin families can now add money to student meal accounts and pay for extracurricular activities without online service fees. Officials say the future plan is to expand FeePay to include field trip costs, library late fees and more.
7/09/2013
TIES in St. Paul hired David Sanderson as manager of operations for Internet and managed services.
6/09/2013
The Star Tribune reports TIES appointment of Chad Caswell as its new director of e-commerce and community engagement.  
6/04/2013
Rosemount's innovative effort is covered nationally by PR Newswire.
6/04/2013
St. Paul-based TIES promoted Chad Caswell to director of e-commerce and community engagement.
5/03/2013
Clearwater Tribune reports on District 742 decision to join TIES.
4/11/2013
TIES recommendations inform Richfield's decisions in this Richfield SunCurrent article.
1/30/2013
The Kingland School District has great success in using TIES SchoolView parent portal, as reported in the Spring Valley Tribune.