About TIE

TIE curates lesson resources, provides instruction for the best uses of online tools, and offers customized support on the best pedagogical strategies for learning. TIE empowers educational communities to respond productively and responsibly in a networked global society. Our professional development incorporates current technologies with traditional strategies to provide participants with experiences focused on their current practice, meeting learners where they are and taking them to where they want to be.


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The Team

TIE professionals have both wide and deep content knowledge in the educational topics relevant to schools. They utilize effective techniques and research-based approaches to assist educators in growing their instructional practice and leadership capacities.

Brandee Bolman

Learning Specialist Assistant

Kim Clark

Learning Specialist

Julie Erickson

Learning Specialist

Connie Godfrey

Learning Specialist

Blue Dawn Little

Learning Specialist Assistant

Dr. Julie Mathiesen

TIE Director

Jade Nguyen

Learning Specialist

Cecily Stach

Cecily Stach

Learning Specialist

Marla Thunder Bull

Learning Specialist

Ryan Young

Ryan Young

Learning Specialist

Ron Campbell

Learning Specialist Assistant

Dr. Sally Crowser

Learning Specialist

Lindsay Frakenfeld

Learning Specialist

Dan Henry

Learning Specialist

Elaine Locke

Learning Specialist Assistant

Megan Merscheim

Marketing & Event Manager

Barb Rowenhorst

Learning Specialist

Kylie Steever

Kylie Steever

Learning Specialist

Brittany Tomich

Administrative Assistant

Janelle Chase

Accounting/Fiscal Specialist

Heather Dahlgren

Learning Specialist

Elisabetta Giomo-James

Learning Specialist

Dr. Cari Kennedy

Learning Specialist

Brenda Luedtke

Administrative Assistant

Tamera Miyasato

Learning Specialist

Scott Simpson

Dr. Scott Simpson

Learning Specialist

Sharla Steever

Sharla Steever

Learning Specialist

Jonita White Eyes

Learning Specialist Assistant

Advisory Board Members

Name District/Organization Role End of Term
Mike Ally West Central Elementary Principal June 30, 2020
Dustin Degan Beresford High School Principal June 30, 2020
Donald Easton-Brooks USD University Representative June 30, 2020
Jason Smidt Brookings Technology Coordinator June 30, 2021
David Swank Rapid City Elementary Principal June 30, 2021
Erin Dale Mobridge-Pollack Elementary Principal June 30, 2020
Kim Demers Winner Curriculum Coordinator June 30, 2021
Jamie Hermann Kadoka Superintendent June 30, 2021
Amy Ferley Edgemont Middle/High Principal June 30, 2021
Shawn Callanan Oglala Lakota County Curriculum Coordinator June 30, 2020
Kristin Mulder Sioux Falls Christian Technology Integration Director/Director of Digital Learning June 30, 2021

Job Openings


TIE is hiring a paraprofessional to serve high school learners at the Red Cloud Indian School located on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Click here to learn more.
TIE is a division of Black Hills Special Services Cooperative. You are invited to check this site for job opportunities across the organization as well as our partner districts.
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