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Crystal Apple Award Nominations Open

Release Date: 
2/3/2016

The InterMountain ESD is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2016 Crystal Apple "Excellence in Education" Awards are now open.

The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding individuals in education who are dedicated to the success of our students in eastern Oregon.

For information and Nomination Forms, please click here.

ACEs & Trauma Informed Care

Event Date: 
3/4/2016
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
Wildhorse Resort and Casino Rivers Events Center
Instructor: 
Laura Porter

Laura Porter, an Adverse Childhood Experience/ Trauma Informed Care national expert will present the impact childhood trauma has on the learning

Growth Mindset and Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) 101

Event Date: 
3/4/2016
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host District: 
Stanfield School District
Location: 
Stanfield Secondary School Cafeteria
Instructor: 
Kendra Coates, MAT MS, Doctoral Candidate

Description:

Four Eastern Oregon School Districts Receive Major CTE Grants

Release Date: 
1/12/2016

On Monday, January 11, the Oregon Department of Education announced on its website the awarding of CTE (Career and Technical Education) Revitalization Grants statewide. Four of the IMESD's school districts were awarded substantial grants:

Elgin School District  $378,000

La Grande School District  $379,852

Morrow County School District  $390,745

Pendleton School District  $390,745

Emotional Regulation Strategies and Behavior Management Systems

Event Date: 
2/5/2016
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD)
Location: 
Joseph Bldg. Conference Rm, 1100 K Ave., La Grande, OR
Instructor: 
IMESD Autism Dept.

Emotional Regulation Strategies and Behavior Management Systems

Event Date: 
12/3/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain Education Service District, Lodgepole/Ponderosa
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton
Instructor: 
Autism Staff

Emotional regulation skills involve a person's ability to monitor their internal state and to behave in "appropriate" ways.  Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have a very difficult time with emotional regulation.  This workshop will present information and strategies to assist children with their ability to regulate their behaviors.  Information fro

Section 504 Hot Topics

Event Date: 
12/7/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
Lodgepole/Pondrosa
Instructor: 
Winston Cornwall

Come spend a morning with us to discuss hot topics and learn the ins and outs of Section 504 and the Personal Education Plan (PEP).   Participants leave with a manual.

 

Children's Rodeo Receives Donation

Release Date: 
10/30/2015

Representatives from the Pendleton Walmart and Swire Coca Cola presented a donation check for $1402 to the IMESD Children's Rodeo on Friday, October 30. Walmart Store Manager Shawna Nulf (far left in photo) stands next to Terri Spriet, Sales Center Manager for Swire Coca Cola in Pendleton, as they present the check to representatives from the Children's Rodeo committee.

Instructional Strategies and Small Group Management for Elementary School Para Professionals

Event Date: 
10/9/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Host District: 
Morrow County School District

Workshop will cover and provide understanding for Elementary School Para Professionals in group management along with instructional strategies to keep students engaged. 

BMCC Early College Credit - What You Need to Know About Registrations, Payment & Grading. (Repeat of Morning Session)

Event Date: 
10/9/2015
Event Time: 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Host District: 
BMCC
Location: 
Pendleton Convention Center
Instructor: 
Barb Baty & Jackie Bartron

***REPEAT OF MORNING SESSION***

 Come and learn about BMCC’s new online registration, payment, and grading processes!  We will introduce you to our Early College Credit website, highlighting the tools and information you will need to assist students in taking advantage of our Early College Credit opportunities.