Each year, the InterMountain ESD hosts the annual Crystal Apple "Excellence in Education" Awards.
The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding individuals in the education field who are dedicated to the success of our students. Exceptional principals, assistant principals, teachers, classroom assistants, office and school staff in our communities deserve recognition and praise for their hard work in schools each and every day. The Crystal Apple Awards are a way to show appreciation to these individuals.
Those eligible to be nominated for a Crystal Apple Award are all employees in any of the IMESD's 18 component school districts in Morrow, Umatilla and Union counties. Nominees can be any full-time or part-time employee who has a cumulative total of regular service of at least one year in their school district. Crystal Apple Awards can be given to principals, assistant principals, teachers, paraeducators, office staff, maintenance staff and other district staff. They can be nominated by administrators, teachers, paraeducators, other school staff, parents or community members.
There are two Crystal Apple Award ceremonies each spring in May:
The La Grande Awards Ceremony honors recipients from Union County school districts.
LA GRANDE EVENT INFORMATION
The Pendleton Awards Ceremony honors recipients from Morrow and Umatilla county school districts.
PENDLETON EVENT INFORMATION
Doug Flatt Award for Administrators
A separate award, the Doug Flatt Memorial Leadership Award, is given each year to one administrator from a Morrow, Umatilla or Union county school district that is a customer of Mid Columbia Bus Company, which sponsors the award. This can be a Superintendent, Principal or Vice Principal.
The Crystal Apple Awards are supported by business sponsors in several communities. To become a sponsor, please contact Edie Allstott at 541-966-3106 or edie.allstottimesd.k12.or.us.
For questions regarding the Crystal Apple Awards, please contact Crystal Apple Coordinators:
Michele Madril at 541-966-3115 michele.madrilimesd.k12.or.us
Edie Allstott at 541-966-3106 edie.allstottimesd.k12.or.us.