Education Collaborative Partners to Provide Members Instructor-Led Online PD Courses

Atomic Learning is proud to announce that all TIES education collaborative members can now get a discount off the enrollment fee off Atomic Catalyst Instructor-led online PD courses.

Atomic Catalyst courses are professional development courses focused on the effective application of technology in the classroom, with every six- week course including a 1-hour weekly instructional webinar led by a highly-qualified facilitator, as well as online resources, collaborative discussions and facilitator feedback to help teachers build and apply new strategies and skills. Courses are being offered on mobile and common core topics:

This course focuses on developing strategies for including portable computing devices in classroom projects and lessons, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad™, and other cell phones and mobile computing platforms.


This course is centered around Atomic TechCore’s Lesson Wizard, where classroom lessons are created that empower students to achieve the rigor of the Common Core State Standards.

“Education collaboratives like TIES are able to offer their members a wealth of professional development resources through our partnership,” says Jonathon Blissenbach, VP of Product & Business Development at Atomic Learning. "Our instructor-led online PD courses provide learning opportunities on timely topics such as Common Core State Standards and mobile initiatives to complement what today's educators are focused on."

For the full list of professional development opportunities available through TIES and to register, contact Greg Bartley at 651-999-6501.

About TIES
TIES is a Minnesota software developer with a history of reliability, stability and state-of-the-art security. TIES integrated student, personalized learning, finance, human resources and payroll systems drive decisions through intuitive reports and metric dashboards to optimize school district performance. 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. For more information, visit

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