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Preschool/Elementary STAR Workshop

Event Date: 
9/24/2015 - 9/25/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain ESD
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Avenue, Pendleton (Lodgepole/Ponderosa Room)
Instructor: 
Brenda Hancock and Oregon Program Autism Training Sites & Support Staff

This 2-day workshop is designed for pre-school and elementary school staff intending to implement evidence-based practices using the STAR Curriculum with students.

Functional Routines/Discrete Trial Training Workshop For Secondary Level Staff

Event Date: 
9/23/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton (Lodgepole/Ponderosa)
Instructor: 
Brenda Hancock and Oregon Program Autism Training Sites and Support Staff

This workshop is designed for secondary staff (upper elementary, middle, high school and post-secondary) intending to implement evidence-based strategies through the use of the Links Curriculum or the FACTER Curriculum with students with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Participants in the workshop will learn how to:

  • Select routines to teach

Toolkit for Writing IEPs

Event Date: 
8/28/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
Oregon Department of Education
Location: 
Pendleton Convention Center West Wing
Instructor: 
Melissa Glover and Laura Petschauer, ODE Education Specialists

This is an all-day training for special education teachers, but is open to other special education staff (SPED directors, related services providers, etc.). Participants will learn best practices when writing high-quality IEPs with a main focus on present levels, goals, and accessibility supports. We plan to cover changes to the new Oregon Standard IEP, review the IEP Guidance document, and share other resources and materials that are helpful in the IEP writing process.

Lunch will be provided.

Eastern Oregon Executive Summit

Event Date: 
7/27/2015
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain ESD
Location: 
Lodgepole/Ponderosa

The EO Executive Summit is an annual event that brings state-wide leaders into our region.  The summit provides information that can be used for board and administrator retreats, and is an opportunity for eastern Oregon school executives to kick off the school year and vet new concepts in education. To register, please fill out and submit the form below.

Summer Instructional Trainings Offered in June and July

Release Date: 
6/24/2015

The IMESD is offering its Summer Series of Instructional Trainings to educators each Tuesday from June 23 through July 21. On each Tuesday, two workshops will be offered, one in the morning (8:30 AM to 11:30 AM) and one in the afternoon (12:30 PM to 3:30 PM). The focus of the trainings is using technology tools to support curriculum and instruction. The trainings are conducted at the InterMountain Education Service District building at 2001 SW Nye Avenue in Pendleton.

Click here for detailed descriptions of each session.

OIS Training - June 11th & 12th

Event Date: 
6/11/2015
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host District: 
Pendleton School District
Location: 
Pendleton High School, Room 203

IMESD Summer Instructional Trainings

Event Date: 
6/23/2015 - 7/21/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
Intermountain ESD
Location: 
IMESD
Instructor: 
Heidi Paullus and Joe Buglione

Each Tuesday from June 23 through July 21, there will be two workshops offered, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, with a focus of using a technology tool to support curriculum and instruction.

NE Oregon Tech Summit

Event Date: 
6/18/2015
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Host District: 
Intermountain ESD with ORVSD
Location: 
Pendleton High School
Instructor: 
A variety of facilitators

Join us for a fun filled day of learning and exploring.  We have an assortment of sessions focused on tools and strategies that move seamlessly into a variety of content areas.  Walk away with fresh ideas for the upcoming school year while you network with peers from throughout this region.

IMESD Announces 2015 Crystal Apple Award Winners

Release Date: 
4/30/2015

InterMountain ESD is proud to announce its winners of the Crystal Apple “Excellence in Education” awards:

  • Mandi Parsons
  • Wendy Simer
  • Lon Thornburg
  • Jenny Zitterkopf

We appreciate the dedication and service these individuals devote each day to supporting education in our region.

ESD Hires New Communications Specialist

Release Date: 
3/18/2015

Intermountain ESD is pleased to announce the hiring of Michele Madril as their new Communications Specialist. She replaces Casey White-Zollman, who recently took a position as Vice President of Communications at Blue Mountain Community College. Madril will serve as the Public Information Officer for IMESD and component school districts, working with them to coordinate their communications.