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The Mission of Harney Education Service District (HESD) is to assist our component school districts and the State of Oregon in providing excellent and equitable educational opportunities and successful learning environments for all Harney County students.  HESD is dedicated to providing leadership in helping to achieve Oregon's education goals and working in partnership with our schools and our community to enhance the healthy development of children and families for today and tomorrow.

HESD is “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.

What's New
Summer Camps
Summer Opportunities Available for Artists and Techies!
Coming for kids, Summer 2015! July 6-8 brings the 1st Annual High Desert iPad Academy, followed by a Summer Art Camp to be held July 20-23.
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Change Game
Voice Training Provided to Teachers
Harney County Teachers participated in a Voice Training that involved both Student Voice and Teacher Voice works from Dr. Russ Quaglia and the Quaglia Institute.
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Tech Conference
Teachers Hone Tech Skills at Annual Conference
The 2015 tech conference had some great presenters from Boise State and the Oregon Virtual School District (ORVSD). The focus was on digital media for students that teachers can bring into their classroom. Topics such as iMovie, GarageBand, Adobe Voice and YouTube playlists were some of the topics covered. Richard Culatta keynoted via Google Hangout from Washington DC. Richard is the head of the Office of Educational Technology in Washington, DC.
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Upcoming Events

  May 2015  
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   ECC Last day of school
   Jun 02 2015 at 08:00 AM
   ECC Graduation
   Jun 04 2015 at 08:00 AM
   HESD Board Meeting
   Jun 10 2015 at 01:30 PM
   iPad Academy
   Jul 06 2015 at 08:00 AM
   HESD Board Meeting
   Jul 08 2015 at 01:30 PM