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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.

"Paper Tigers" Film Showing

Event Date: 
2/15/2016
Event Time: 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The film "Paper Tigers" about Walla Walla's alternative high school, Lincoln High School, will be shown at 6 PM at the Vert Auditorium in Pendleton. Admission is FREE.

ACEs & Trauma Informed Care

Event Date: 
3/4/2016
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
Wildhorse Resort and Casino Rivers Events Center
Instructor: 
Laura Porter

We are sorry, but this course has reached maximum capacity.  Thank you for your interest. 

Growth Mindset and Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) 101

Event Date: 
3/4/2016
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host District: 
Stanfield School District
Location: 
Stanfield Secondary School Cafeteria
Instructor: 
Kendra Coates, MAT MS, Doctoral Candidate

Description:

Four Eastern Oregon School Districts Receive Major CTE Grants

Release Date: 
1/12/2016

On Monday, January 11, the Oregon Department of Education announced on its website the awarding of CTE (Career and Technical Education) Revitalization Grants statewide. Four of the IMESD's school districts were awarded substantial grants:

Elgin School District  $378,000

La Grande School District  $379,852

Morrow County School District  $390,745

Pendleton School District  $390,745

Emotional Regulation Strategies and Behavior Management Systems

Event Date: 
2/5/2016
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD)
Location: 
Joseph Bldg. Conference Rm, 1100 K Ave., La Grande, OR
Instructor: 
IMESD Autism Dept.

Emotional Regulation Strategies and Behavior Management Systems

Event Date: 
12/3/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain Education Service District, Lodgepole/Ponderosa
Location: 
2001 SW Nye Ave., Pendleton
Instructor: 
Autism Staff

Emotional regulation skills involve a person's ability to monitor their internal state and to behave in "appropriate" ways.  Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have a very difficult time with emotional regulation.  This workshop will present information and strategies to assist children with their ability to regulate their behaviors.  Information fro

Section 504 Hot Topics

Event Date: 
12/7/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Host District: 
IMESD
Location: 
Lodgepole/Pondrosa
Instructor: 
Winston Cornwall

Come spend a morning with us to discuss hot topics and learn the ins and outs of Section 504 and the Personal Education Plan (PEP).   Participants leave with a manual.