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What Parents Need to Know About Ebola and Enterovirus

Release Date: 
10/24/2014

As you are likely aware, the Ebola virus and the recent outbreak of the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) have been major topics throughout the county. The IMESD understands that parents may have questions about these health issues, and the U.S. Department of Education, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Oregon Health Authority have provided a number of informational resources to share with you.

The Promise of Oregon

Release Date: 
10/17/2014

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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Cued Speech Seminar

Event Date: 
12/5/2014 - 12/6/2014
Event Time: 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host District: 
IMESD and St. Anthony's Hospital
Location: 
2801 St. Anthony Way, Pendleton, OR 97801
Instructor: 
Shellie Burrows, MS CCC-SLP

Cued Speech Seminar:  Two day seminar on Dec 5-6, 2014 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Pendleton, conference rooms 1 & 2.  Free to families, educators and SLPs.  Please RSVP by December 1, 2014.

2nd Annual Behavioral Health & Education Summit breaks down silos

Release Date: 
10/7/2014

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.

Visual Strategies Supporting Students with ASD (Make and Take Day, La Grande)

Event Date: 
5/15/2015
Event Time: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
Joseph Conference Room, La Grande
Instructor: 
IMESD Autism Dept.

Get a jump on next year!  During this full day training, regional autism staff will cover the basics of the difficulties often experienced by children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Visual strategies designed to support students towards a successful school experience will be presented.  You will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge during an afternoon "make an

Visual Strategies Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Make & Take Day

Event Date: 
5/7/2015
Event Time: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
IMESD, 2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton (Juniper Room)
Instructor: 
IMESD Autism Department

Get a jump on next year!  During this full day training, regional autism staff will cover the basics of the difficulties often experienced by children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Visual strategies designed to support students towards a successful school experience will be presented.  You will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge during an afternoon "make an

October is National PT Month

Release Date: 
10/7/2014

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!

Para-Pro Webinar #1, Series Kick-Off (Autism Spectrum Disorder Training)

Event Date: 
10/10/2014
Event Time: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton
Instructor: 
IMESD Autism Consultants

This is the Kick-Off Day of training for the Para-Pro Webinar #1 Series, for para-professionals who work in the classroom with students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  The training will be presented by the IMESD Autism Dept. staff, and will be held in Lodgepole/Ponderosa at IMESD, 2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Google 2.0 - Taking Google to the Next Level in Your Classroom

Event Date: 
11/19/2014
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
Lodgepole/Ponderosa
Instructor: 
Joe Buglione & Heidi Paullus

iPad 101

Event Date: 
10/29/2014
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
Lodgepole/Ponderosa
Instructor: 
Joe Buglione & Heidi Paullus

Did you recently receive an iPad or set of iPads to use in the classroom?