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Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

Release Date: 
4/26/2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to ORS 294.401, that a meeting of the budget committee of the InterMountain Education Service District will be held on the 17th day of May, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of receiving the budget message and budget document of the district for the fiscal year 2016-2017. The meeting will be held at the InterMountain Education Service District, 2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton, Oregon.

This is a public meeting where deliberations of the budget committee will take place and any person may appear and comment on proposed programs with the budget committee at that time.  A copy of the budget document will be available at 2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton, Oregon at the time of the meeting.

Mark Mulvihill, Superintendent & Budget Officer

Health Education Roundtable Planning Session

Event Date: 
5/10/2016
Event Time: 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
Lodgepole/Ponderosa Pendleton

InterMountain ESD, with its partner Oregon Department of Education, would like to invite you to provide input regarding an upcoming roundtable session addressing health education and wellness initiatives in our communities. Be sure not to miss this opportunity for input into the fall session.

IMESD Awarded Dental Health Grant from The Oregon Community Foundation

Release Date: 
3/18/2016

The InterMountain ESD recently received a $70,000 grant from The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) to improve dental health for students in eastern Oregon.

The purpose of the grant is to implement a comprehensive school-based dental health program targeted at low-income students in grades kindergarten through 8th in a three-county region. The counties covered are Umatilla, Morrow and Union.

Harney County Tech Conference

Event Date: 
4/1/2016
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
Harney County ESD
Location: 
Burns High School
Instructor: 
Various

Harney County Tech Conference is bringing in Abbey Futrell, and renowned Educationa Innovator from North Carolina State University as a facilitator and guest speaker to this annual one day tech conference.  There will be several small sessions throughout the day, as well as time for indidual growth to build something from what you learned.

IMESD Plans Student Technology Expo

Release Date: 
3/3/2016

The InterMountain Technology Department is organizing an exciting opportunity this spring for high school students interested in the technology field. STEP stands for Student Technology Expanded Programs. This event will be on April 27, 2016 at the Pendleton Convention Center and it’s FREE.

STEP is an event that will highlight different career paths and skills needed for careers in the technology sector. Students who attend will be introduced to regional businesses that have jobs in the technology field. Plus, there will be hands-on technical activities.

Any high school student in the IMESD’s service area is eligible to be nominated. The deadline was Friday, March 18, 2016, the nomination form is now closed.

Topics in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Understanding the Sensory Needs of Students on the ASD Spectrum (*WEBINAR)

Event Date: 
3/29/2016
Event Time: 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain Education Service District
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton
Instructor: 
Eastern Oregon Regional Programs Autism Team

Students with ASD experience sensory difficulties.  Participants will learn about how these difficulties impact a student’s ability to participate in their education.  Strategies teachers can use to address sensory challenges will be presented.

Each topic is self-contained.  Participants can register for one, or all of the series.

Topics in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Strategies for Supporting MIDDLE SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL Students in Mainstream Settings (*WEBINAR)

Event Date: 
3/8/2016
Event Time: 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain Education Service District
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton
Instructor: 
Eastern Oregon Regional Programs Autism Team

Information will be presented that will help teachers provide effective instruction by understanding the importance of structuring the environment, providing visual supports and modifying/adapting curriculum.  Strategies and examples will focus on Middle and High School students.

Each topic is self-contained.  Participants can register for one, or all of the series.

Topics in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Strategies for Supporting ELEMENTARY Students in Mainstream Settings (*WEBINAR)

Event Date: 
3/1/2016
Event Time: 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain Education Service District
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton
Instructor: 
Eastern Oregon Regional Programs Autism Team

Information will be presented that will help teachers provide effective instruction by understanding the importance of structuring the environment, providing visual supports and modifying/adapting curriculum. Strategies and examples will focus on elementary students.

Each topic is self-contained.  Participants can register for one, or all of the series.

Topics in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Overview and Thinking Style (*WEBINAR)

Event Date: 
2/23/2016
Event Time: 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain Education Service District
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton
Instructor: 
Eastern Oregon Regional Programs Autism Team

This is the first in a series of 4 webinars designed to provide training for teachers and staff members who work with students on the Autism Spectrum; with a particular focus on providing assistance for students in the regular education setting.  Participants will gain an understanding of what it means to have ASD: behavioral characteristics, thinking/learning style and communication/socia

Playworks "101"

Event Date: 
3/4/2016
Event Time: 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: 
Red Lion Hotel, Pendleton
  • Playworks designs curriculum and activities that offer play opportunities during recess, lunch and after school programs. Trained coaches work in schools to run a variety of games and sports, as well as teach techniques in group management, violence prevention and conflict resolution.