2019 We Read: So You Want To Talk About Race

2019 We Read: So You Want To Talk About Race

High Desert ESD is proud to continue our annual, organization-wide book club and continue to align our content with our organization’s commitment to equity. For this 2019 We Read, we have chosen Ijeoma Oluo’s New York Times Bestseller, So You Want to Talk About...

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....
Four lessons on how to self-advocate

Four lessons on how to self-advocate

Advice from a Transition Network graduate When Sam Robinson moved from Salem to Madras in 2016, he was surprised to find fewer options and services for independent living in Jefferson County. He’d recently graduated from the Salem-Keizer Transition Program, and was...