Better Together Welcomes Summer VISTA's
Better Together just welcomed 18 new Summer VISTA’s! These AmeriCorps members will serve across the region this summer working full-time for 10 weeks as mentors and project leads in 7 non-profits that are involved in Better Together’s 8+9 Project. The goal of this project is to bridge the potentially vulnerable transition between middle and high school for under-served students in Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes counties. Congratulations VISTA members!
HDESD seeks Board Candidates
High Desert Education Service District (HDESD) is seeking candidates interested in filling two appointed board positions. Applicants will be interviewed by the five elected board members and appointed to take office July 19, 2016, for a four year term. Applicants must reside within the boundaries of HDESD for at least one year prior to appointment and be electors within the HDESD. The following positions are open for appointment:
Higher Education Representative – 1 position – Must be employed by a post-secondary institution located within High Desert ESD. Must reside within the boundaries of High Desert Education Service District one full year prior to appointment. Must be an elector within the High Desert ESD.
At-Large Representative – 1 position – Must reside within the boundaries of High Desert Education Service District one full year prior to appointment. Must be an elector within the High Desert ESD.
Candidates may pick up an application packet at the High Desert Education Service District office or download a packet, website: www.hdesd.org. Applications must be received by the High Desert Education Service District no later than June 24, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
High Desert Education Service District
ATTN: John Rexford
2804 SW Sixth Street
Redmond, OR 97756
Congratulations Alea Renner!
Congratulations to Alea Renner, Systems Administrator, who was recently recognized by Tyler Technologies (the company that provides Infinite Visions, our business and HR software application) and the Oregon Association of ESDs. Alea was recognized at Tyler’s annual conference in Phoenix by receiving a Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award, which recognizes end-users for achievements, leadership, innovation and excellence in developing, deploying and maintaining Tyler solutions in new ways. Closer to home, Alea received the OAESD Innovation Award for her work to improve and streamline reporting options for end users with Infinite Visions system. Way to go Alea!
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What is the High Desert Education Service District?
HDESD is a publicly-funded agency that partners with local school districts to provide high-quality, cost-effective and locally responsive education services at a regional level. These services range from business, legal, and administrative support to school improvement efforts and special education programs.
HDESD does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran or military status, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to all designated youth groups. For questions or complaints, please contact the Human Resource Director, the district’s Title IX Coordinator at 541.693.5600, or ODE’s Equity and Civil Rights Office. Discrimination Complaint/Grievance Procedure
What types of services do we provide?
Services for Children with Special NeedsWe partner with local school districts to provide services to families and students who are at risk or have special educational needs.
School Improvement ServicesWe provide consultation, on-site and regional professional development, consortiums, grant projects, and student programs.
Administrative ServicesWe support business, administrative and operational functions for HDESD and partner school districts. Other services are also available to support home and alternative learning.
Information ServicesWe offer a wide range of information technology and instructional support services to both HDESD and school district staff.
Our Central Oregon School District Partners
- Jefferson County 509J School District
- Black Butte School District
- Culver School District
- North Central Counties School District
- Harney Education Service District
- Jefferson Education Service District
- Grant Education Service District
- Lake Education Service District
- Southern Oregon Education Service District
- Umatilla/Morrow Education Service District