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Seamless Student Transition: Collaborating with Community Partners for Success

Event Date: 
7/14/2016
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
IMESD, Pendleton - Juniper Room
Instructor: 
Lon Thornburg

Are you unclear about all the different agencies and what they do, how to contact them and explain their roles to parents? Have you wondered how new initiatives state-wide have changed how our agency partners can work with schools to support students in the final phases of transition to work?

***CANCELLED***Assistive Technology Foundational Concepts***CANCELLED***

Event Date: 
7/7/2016
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
IMESD, Pendleton
Instructor: 
Presenter Nancy Jo Vogel, OTAP Coordinator

In this one-day workshop, we will present and discuss the consideration, evaluation and implementation of assistive technology (AT) for students. The goal of this training is to provide foundational information around AT processes.

Using Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) to Support Student Learning

Event Date: 
6/30/2016
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
IMESD Pendleton - Juniper Room
Instructor: 
Presenter Shar Powell, OTAP AT Trainer

Many students need the specialized formats provided through Accessible Educational Materials (AEM). This session will provide a brief overview of legal requirements and processes around considering and providing AEM for students.  The emphasis of this session will be hands-on activities using tools and strategies for providing and implementing AEM.  When participan

Integrating Video Into Classroom Curriculum

Event Date: 
6/30/2016
Event Time: 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
Intermountain ESD
Location: 
Intermountain ESD - Lodgepole Ponderosa Room
Instructor: 
Joe Buglione / Heidi Paullus

Participants will look at different video resources available including Youtube, Learn360, and curriculum specific libraries.  With each resource we will examine how to make a playlist.  We will look at how to download a video, a video segment, or the audio track off of a video.

Integrating Technology into PreK - 2 Classroom Instruction

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

Participants will discuss strategies with using various technologies in a primary setting.  Strategies will be device independant, however we will look at how to implement strategies on particular devices used by participants.

Are We Asking Students the Right Questions? Part 2

Event Date: 
6/23/2016
Event Time: 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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?

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. 


Accessibility Statement - The InterMountain ESD is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities. We are currently in the process of upgrading our web site to ensure we meet or exceed the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C’s) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 for web content.

For more information on how to report an issue related to the accessibility or how to file a formal Section 504 or ADA (Title II) complaint about the accessibility of any content on an InterMountain ESD website, please see our full Accessibility Statement.

Anti-Discrimination Policy - It is a policy of the InterMountain ESD that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. For more information, visit the Anti-Discrimination Policy page.