About TIES

Student in FabLabTIES, The Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM education is the country's foremost innovator in STEM School design, STEM curriculum, and STEM instructional support to schools. TIES brings STEM services to districts, states and the federal government. TIES design teams work to create and build the finest STEM schools throughout the country. TIES recognizes the importance of school design and STEM professional development for all teachers as the basis to improve and advance the character of science, technology, engineering and mathematics teaching for students regardless of grade level. TIES understands the need to shift the teaching of STEM education to focus less on fragmented and isolated bits of discrete information and more on scientific understanding and reasoning. STEM education is trans-disciplinary in nature offering students the ability to use project-based learning to address real-world issues that affect their family, their community and their world. TIES works with regional and state economic development organizations to fuel STEM education curriculum and instructional program development for the benefit of all. Our students are digital natives and TIES works to ensure that the Technology and Engineering in STEM drive the relevance of the Science and Mathematics.

Finally, the TIES team consists of the most successful STEM principals in our nation, business leaders who have worked hard to design and implement STEM pipelines in their own economic cluster, and engineers and scientists who have turned their focus from their own research to the problems that face our nation's youngsters. Together, TIES leads STEM education design and innovation for our nation.

For information on how TIES STEM Consulting can work with your organization to launch a comprehensive STEM curriculum program please contact us.

TIES STEM Consulting for School Districts and Government

STEM SchoolJanice Morrison and the staff at TIES bring years of experience to school districts, educators and administrators on how to successfully launch STEM schools, overhaul existing curriculum, institute professional development training protocol and engage the entire community in supporting a STEM based educational platform.

TIES STEM Consulting helps Districts identify and connect with local institutions (philanthropic, higher ed, public and private) to create a HUB of STEM supporters that work as a catalyst to community adoption of STEM principles. Because TIES is currently engaged in these intra-institutional partnerships in numerous school districts across the country, our team has built “best practice models for partnerships that flourish. TIES has well-established contacts within the aligned STEM industries that provide for easy access to the right people for the right projects. For more information on how TIES can work with your school district to launch a comprehensive STEM curriculum contact us by sending an email.

TIES STEM Consulting for Corporations

TIES STEM Consulting has been at the forefront of engaging the leaders of corporate America into the critical dialog of education reform in our country. TIES works with corporate business development leadership to craft specific STEM support functions that serve to advance the business interests of corporate partners and the community interest of improved public education. Ms. Morrison's work establishing General Electric as the host of the first embedded STEM High School in the country in their Cleveland, OH Lighting and Industrial headquarters is fast becoming the model other STEM programs are using to engage the corporate community in a practical way. For companies interested in exploring the opportunities in advancing STEM we invite you to a tour of the GE facility in Cleveland. Contact us to arrange a visit.

TIES STEM Consulting for Philanthropies and Higher Education Institutions

TIES work with some of the largest philanthropies in the world has resulted in strategic and highly productive grant programs structured to support advances in STEM education and achieve measurable results. TIES offers guidance to both the grantor and grantee to ensure that measurable achievable goals are set, met and reported out.

The involvement and active support of local institutions of higher education is critical to the success of STEM programs. TIES has created the blueprint for engagement of colleges, universities and community colleges that creates the critical link from high school to college degree to career path. For more information on how TIES can work with your organization to create a strategic STEM grant program or connect to the institutions of higher education in your community contact us by sending an email.

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