TIES in the media


Longtime Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School Board member Dan Luth has helped guide the school district through some of its most challenging times.


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 Fee Management System. One of the first of its kind in the country, it allows parents to go to one web site, use a single login, and choose what they want, add it to a shopping cart and check out—just like they would on Amazon.com or any other modern online service.

ASBO’s annual Pinnacle of Achievement awards and Pinnacle of Excellence Award
recognize school business officials for outstanding practices and new ideas that have
enhanced their schools and the lives of students in their districts.


Noted highlights of the breakout and round table sessions:
"... sessions, conversations and fun with Malik Bush and Greg Baufield from TIES."


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.


TIES, an education technology collaborative, announced that Centennial School superintendent Brian Dietz joined the group's executive committee.


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.


Oversees 49-member education technology collaborative.


Orono Schools Today - Summer 2014 - Newsletter

School Board Clerk Michael Bash has been elected to the executive committee of TIES.


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.


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.