Welcome to InterMountain ESD

Cultivating Connections

Service - Quality - Outreach - Responsive - Dedicated - Collaborative - Strategic

The IMESD is committed to working with school districts to implement programs and services to make every student successful, provide high quality teaching and develop long-term economic vitality for rural communities in eastern Oregon. The IMESD has served the students of this region since 1863.

Students Enjoy Tech Expo 2019

two girls at tech session

On Thursday, March 7th, more than 100 students from school districts across eastern Oregon gathered in La Grande for the annual IMESD Tech Expo. The winter weather prevented some districts from attending, but students who made it to Eastern Oregon University explored many different aspects of the technology field.

Chronic Absenteeism: Community Coming Together

community coming together for chronic absenteeism

25 educators from 8 different school districts came together in Pendleton to learn about Chronic Absenteeism with the Regional Chronic Absenteeism Coordinator. Participants enjoyed breakout sessions discussing the unique needs of each district and how to work WITH parents/communities to improve attendance for specific demographics of students. Educators had the chance to digest current attendance data for each specific district in an effort to guide classroom efforts for the kids who need it most.