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Children’s Rodeo Contestants Let ‘er Buck!

Release Date: 
9/22/2015

On Thursday, September 17, forty-two young cowboys and cowgirls took over the Pendleton Round-Up grounds for the annual Children’s Rodeo. The event for children with special needs celebrated its 31st year with a little rain, exciting rodeo events and lots of smiles!

Students from ten different school districts of the IMESD participated, including small districts like Echo and Ione and bigger districts such as Morrow County and Pendleton.

Inquiry Outside the Cube - An In-Service for Math and Science Teachers Featuring: Irv Lubliner

Event Date: 
10/9/2015
Event Time: 
8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Host District: 
OCTM
Location: 
La Grande Middle School, La Grande, OR
Instructor: 
Irv Lubliner

The focus of the conference is STEM t

Behavior Health & Education Summit: The Sanctuary Model by Trudy Townsend

Event Date: 
10/9/2015
Event Time: 
8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Host District: 
GOBHI, IMESD & Umatilla County
Location: 
Wildhorse Resort, Rivers Event Center - Pendleton, OR
Instructor: 
Trudy Townsend

The Sanctuary® Model is a blueprint for clinical and organizational change which, at its core, promotes safety and recovery from adversity through the active creation of a trauma-informed community.

Making It Stick: Planning for Retention (webinar)

Event Date: 
10/9/2015
Event Time: 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Online Webinar
Instructor: 
Dr. Anita Archer

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2015 Instructional Materials Caravan: Math ***CHANGE OF VENUE***

Event Date: 
11/20/2015
Event Time: 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Host District: 
ODE
Location: 
Red Lion Hotel 304 SE Nye Ave Pendleton
Instructor: 
Vanessa Clark, ODE

There will be a series of presentations as well as “drop-in” display tables.

Talented & Gifted Symposium

Event Date: 
10/14/2015
Event Time: 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Host District: 
ODE
Location: 
Tamarack Room, IMESD - Pendleton
Instructor: 
Angela Allen

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Visit Your Local Library in September to Win Children's Books

Release Date: 
9/11/2015

Ready 2 Learn is sponsoring prize packs for families that use their library cards during the month of September. There will be 10 prize packs total—each prize pack contains new children's books, learning games and a $50 deposit into an Oregon College Savings Plan account (account must be opened by cardholder).

How do you enter? When you use your Ready 2 Learn card to check out a book OR attend a library program anytime during September, your card is scanned and you are entered to win. The drawing takes place October 1 and winners will be announced on the Facebook page: www.facebook.com/readytolearnoregon. Limit one entry per cardholder and one prize pack per family. If you don’t have a Ready 2 Learn card, you can visit your local library and sign up for one for free.

Employees Honored at IMESD In-Service

Release Date: 
9/11/2015

In late August, the IMESD held its annual In-Service for its employees. More than 200 employees gathered at the Pendleton Convention Center to kick off the school year to the theme of “One Person Can Make a Difference.”

The morning began with a welcome from Dr. Mark Mulvihill, IMESD Superintendent. He was followed by representatives of the Classified and Licensed employee associations and Kathy Neal, Chair of the IMESD Board of Directors, welcoming all staff to the 2015-2016 school year.

Supervising Classified Employees

Event Date: 
10/12/2015
Event Time: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
InterMountain ESD
Instructor: 
The Hungerford Law Firm, Brian Hungerford

The Hungerford Law Firm presents: Supervising Classified Employees

Documenting and addressing conduct and performance problems through corrective discipline and plans of assistance.

Regional District Test Coordinator Training- Implementing State Tests, IMESD Pendleton

Event Date: 
10/21/2015
Event Time: 
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Host District: 
InterMountain ESD
Location: 
InterMountain ESD, Pendleton
Instructor: 
Derek Brown and Holly Carter, ODE

ESD, school district and school staff involved in supporting statewide testing are invited to attend a regional district test coordinator (DTC) in-person training at the InterMountain ESD. The training will be conducted by Derek Brown, ODE Interim Assistant Superintendent, and Holly Carter, ODE Interim Director of Assessment.