IMESD News/Press

The Promise of Oregon

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The Promise of Oregon has released its teaser! Students from across Oregon participated in this project. The film crew spent a day last spring within our districts. More students from our region will be featured in the full-length video, to be released in November.

“The Promise of Oregon” is a public education support campaign based on two defining principles: Today’s students are Oregon’s greatest natural resource. Accordingly, we as Oregonians must invest in our public schools so the next generation can reach its potential. Join us – our state’s future depends on it!

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October is National PT Month

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October recognizes how physical therapists help transform society by restoring and improving motion in people’s lives.  In the educational setting our physical therapists help children from birth to age 21 add function and quality to their lives as part of the team.

A special Thank You to our Physical Therapists, we appreciate all you do!

2nd Annual Behavioral Health & Education Summit breaks down silos

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More than 450 people will come together to learn how coordinated efforts between schools, social service agencies, healthcare and local organizations can lead to healthier communities during the 2nd annual Behavioral Health & Education Summit at Wildhorse Resort & Casino on Friday, Oct. 10, sponsored by the InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD), Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc. (GOBHI), Umatilla County, and local Community Care Organizations.

The free all-day event coincides with Oregon’s Statewide In-Service Day for education, and attendees are coming from all around the state to participate in the day’s workshops. IMESD Superintendent Dr. Mark Mulvihill and GOBHI Chief Executive Officer Kevin Campbell. will deliver the keynote address to kick off the event at 8:30 a.m., and then 18 speakers will facilitate 12 workshops throughout the day, concluding at 3 p.m.