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Are We Asking Students the Right Questions? Part 1

Event Date: 
6/23/2016
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Host District: 
Intermountain ESD
Location: 
Intermountain ESD
Instructor: 
Joe Buglione / Heidi Paullus

This session will examine questions you are asking students throughout the day.  How are you moving your students through lower level activities into higher level activities?  What technologies can you integrate as you move your students through these various levels of thought?

2016 IMESD Crystal Apple Winners

Release Date: 
5/2/2016

The IMESD is proud to announce our four Crystal Apple Award winners for 2016:

Abby Munoz

Lead Recruiter/Parent Liaison (Instructional Services)

Casey Seeger

E-Rate Specialist (InterMountain Technology)

Heidi Paullus

Instructional Strategies Specialist (Instructional Services)

Kari Baybado

Autism Consultant (Regional Programs & Related Services)

The winners will be recognized in ceremonies in La Grande and Pendleton. Please join us in congratulating these great IMESD employees!

Digital Consumers or Digital Creators?

Event Date: 
7/28/2016
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
IMESD - Pendleton
Instructor: 
Joe Buglione & Heidi Paullus

What are you having students do with the tech in your classroom?  Maybe it's a lab or maybe it's one to one and you want to take how you are using your tech with students to a new level. 

Google in the Classroom

Event Date: 
7/14/2016
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
IMESD - Pendleton: Lodgepole Ponderosa Room
Instructor: 
Heidi Paullus

Come spend the day focusing on a few of the google tools; docs, slides, forms, and classroom and how they can be used in your classroom to make learning mobile!   Just beginning and want to learn more?  Never used google with your students?  There will be lots of time to PLEARN (that's play and learn) with the tools introduced. 

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.