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Eastern Promise

Eastern Promise

Eastern Promise is a program that encourages students to earn college/post-secondary credits while attending high school in eastern Oregon. Eastern Promise is a collaboration between the InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD), Blue Mountain Community College, Eastern Oregon University, Treasure Valley Community College and 45 school districts in the region. The program creates opportunities for high school students to participate in college-level courses and Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes and earn college credits and/or certificates while still in high school.

There are two goals of Eastern Promise:
GOAL #1
Build a college/post-secondary going culture.

GOAL #2
Increase access to affordable early college credit for eastern Oregon high school students toward certificate/degree completion.

Eastern Promise College Credit Subject Areas:
Speech, Health, Biology, Chemistry, Writing, Math, History, Spanish, Computer Science, Success 101, various Career Technical Education Courses (CTE)

Senior FASFA Scholarship Letter

Early College Credit

You have many opportunities for enrichment and early college credit available to you. Here is some information to help you. If you need more help or advice, ask your counselor.

  • Eastern Promise- Check out the college-going resources on the Eastern Promise web site.  (BMCC $20 per credit, EOU $31 per credit)
  • Does your school district pay for college credit tuition? Ask your counselor!

Kris Mulvihill, Migrant Education Program Graduation Specialist

kris.mulvihill@imesd.k12.or.us

Cost of Attendance

Here are AAOT High School Checklists for districts in eastern Oregon (please contact the school for update information, if needed):

  • Cove
  • Echo
  • Elgin
  • Helix
  • Heppner
  • Hermiston
  • Imbler
  • Ione
  • Irrigon
  • La Grande
  • Mac-Hi
  • Nixya'awii
  • North Powder
  • Pendleton
  • Pilot Rock
  • Riverside
  • Stanfield
  • Ukiah
  • Umatilla
  • Union
  • Weston-McEwen

Here are the Virtual Advisors for districts in eastern Oregon (please contact the school for updated information, if needed):

  • Cove
  • Echo
  • Elgin
  • Helix
  • Heppner
  • Hermiston
  • Imbler
  • Ione
  • Irrigon
  • La Grande
  • Mac-Hi
  • Nixya'awii
  • North Powder
  • Pendleton
  • Pilot Rock
  • Riverside
  • Stanfield
  • Ukiah
  • Umatilla
  • Union
  • Weston-McEwen

For college-specific information, please visit the websites below:
Blue Mountain Community College

Eastern Oregon University

Eastern Promise Contact:
Erin Lair, IMESD Director of Teaching & Learning
541-966-7134
erin.lair@imesd.k12.or.us