Oversees 49-member education technology collaborative
TIES (Technology and Information Education Services), an education technology collaborative, announced that Jim Burgett, school board member of the Osseo School District has joined TIES Executive Committee.
Forty-nine member school districts elect the executive committee, which implements policies, adopts the proposed budget and fees and has general responsibility for the direction of TIES.
Burgett has served on the Osseo School Board for two years and is currently the board treasurer. For over 20 years, he has worked for the Urologix medical device design firm where he is currently a senior design engineer. He received a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the University of Wisconsin.
“TIES appreciates Burgett’s new perspectives and ideas. He will add great energy to the executive committee,” said Mark Wolak, TIES interim executive director.
TIES, created in 1967 as a Joint Powers Board, develops software for school management, such as its integrated student, personal learning, finance, human resources and payroll systems that drive decisions through intuitive reports and metric dashboards. As the largest education technology trainer in the Midwest, TIES places high value on the integration of technology in the classroom. For over four decades, TIES has proven to be a reliable partner to K-12 educators.