TIMS News


TRI Creates Mobile App for PSU Program Conference

Posted on August 12, 2016

By Jeff Denton


Drawing of a phone with text: Graduate school of Education - visually impaired learning program

Many people go to conferences every year for work or in support of causes they are passionate about. Conferences offer great opportunities to network and learn strategies to move a cause forward. But conferences can also be overwhelming, with overlapping session schedules and multiple locations, not to mention what to do around town on those off hours.


Many conference hosts have begun to offer their participants online options for navigating all these details. But if an organization would like to make this available, who’s going to build it and do they really have to “reinvent the wheel”, so to speak?


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TRI Challenge to Walk Across America Welcomes All Ability Levels

Posted on March 22, 2016

Walk Across America group page on the TRI website - the WAM logo with text that reads

By Carol Dennis

When many of us hear the invitation to “Walk Across America,” we assume it’s for someone else. We envision a person all sinew and muscle, wearing shorts and a tank-top, glistening in the sun. We don’t see a person who might be in decent shape, but certainly not running marathons or biking 20 miles a day. The entire concept feels fun, but very much out of reach to most of us.

That particular challenge is so far beyond the capabilities of most of us, that it would be folly, and maybe even dangerous, to attempt it.


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Blazing New Trails in Transition

Posted on November 3, 2015

TRI Presents at Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference

a Division of the Council of Exceptional Children

DCDT Conference Poster

"Post-school outcomes tell a story uniquely applicable to diverse audiences."

So writes TRI's Pattie Johnson in the description of her presentation for the Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference which took place November 5-7 in Portland, Oregon.

Transition experts from across the world gathered for this conference which provides opportunities to share research and field based expertise in transition assessment, family partnership, post-secondary education, employment, self-determination and much more!


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TRI's Pattie Johnson Presents at COSA Special Ed Conference

Posted on September 30, 2015

Pattie JohnsonPattie Johnson, Director of TRI's Technology and Information Management Services (TIMS) presented at the 2015 Special Education Conference: Building Collaborative Frameworks for All. This two-day conference, hosted by the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), took place on October 1st and 2nd at the Eugene Hilton Hotel, in downtown Eugene, Oregon.

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