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.

Congratulations 2018 Crystal Apple Winners!

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The InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Crystal Apple “Excellence in Education” Awards. A total of 44 individuals were honored in the past week from the IMESD’s component school districts in eastern Oregon. The 2018 events mark the 19th annual Crystal Apple Awards for Umatilla and Morrow counties and the 7th annual for Union County.

Assistive Technology Presentation May 2

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Parents and school district staff are invited to a FREE presentation about Assistive Technology (AT) on Wednesday, May 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the InterMountain ESD (2001 SW Nye Avenue, Pendleton). We all use AT every day -- learn how low- and high-tech AT can help your child reach their full potential at home, school and in the community.

Governor Brown Visits Pendleton to Sign Broadband Bill

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Governor Kate Brown visited Pendleton on Friday, April 27, to sign HB 4023. The bill establishes the Connecting Oregon Schools Fund. As part of the Future Ready Oregon initiative, the fund supports broadband access for K-12 public schools in the state, bringing high-speed Internet to rural, underserved communities that lack fiber-optic connections.