How One Girl with Albinism Has Excelled

With the wide range of kids High Desert Education Service District serves through local schools, there’s one idea educators have in common: A person’s challenges or limitations don’t define them. Sierra Abbott, who recently graduated Bend High School with honors, is a...

Culture of Care

Left to right: Erin Taylor, Amber McGill and Amy Yillik Building a Culture of Caring for Students with Trauma High Desert Education Service District recently hired staff for three new positions that will forward the idea of a “Culture of Care” across Central Oregon....

What is an Autism Specialist and why are they important?

What is an Autism Specialist and Why Are They Important? What is an autism specialist and what do they do in our Central Oregon schools? Like so many titles in education, it’s a role with many hats. Autism specialists with High Desert Education Service District...