Welcome to InterMountain ESD

Scaling New Heights of Excellence

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.

CTE Month Highlights District Accomplishments

logo of CTE Month

Schools across Oregon are celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) during the month of February, and school districts in Morrow, Umatilla and Union counties have plenty to celebrate. In January, the Oregon Department of Education released statewide graduation rates. In eastern Oregon CTE students studying Agriculture, Manufacturing, Business, Hospitality & Tourism Management (Culinary), Design and Applied Arts, Engineering, Information & Computer Technology are graduating at significantly higher rates.

Let 'er Buck Room Donates to Children's Rodeo

children's rodeo representatives receive donation check

The IMESD Children's Rodeo received a generous donation on February 2 from the Let 'er Buck Room. Director Mike Ledbetter and Let 'er Buck Room volunteers donated $2,668.00 to the rodeo. The donation was from tips received every day, except Thursday, of the 2017 Pendleton Round-Up. Thursday's proceeds go to a different nonprofit organization.