Community college to teach English to area immigrants...

Education Notes

March 19, 2000

Community college to teach English to area immigrants

Carroll Community College will offer noncredit classes in "English for Speakers of Other Languages" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from March 27 to May 8 at the 300 S. Center St. annex.

Another session will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 28 to May 4.

Classes are available in Beginning II, Intermediate and Advanced levels. An orientation session for classes will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Classes are designed to help immigrants learn English or improve their English. A free assessment is given to determine placement.

Registration is required for the orientation and classes by calling 410-386-8150.

One-day class is offered for child care providers

Carroll Community College is offering six hours of continuing education in a one-day class for directors, senior staff and family care providers of children.

"Training Day for Child Care Professionals IX" will be held from 8 a.m. to 4: 15 p.m. April 8 at the 1601 Washington Road campus.

Registration, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, a kit of science activities and four sessions of six workshops, is $18.

Workshops include science and learning for children, managing children's behavior, enhancing early learning, conflict resolution, learning disabilities, food allergies and stress management.

Registration is required by March 31 at 410-386-8100.

Washington businesswoman named to college's board

A senior federal administrator and businesswoman has accepted nomination to Western Maryland College's board of trustees, announced acting President Joan Develin Coley, dean and provost of the college.

Leslie A. Wiley of Washington will serve a three-year term on the 42-member board.

Wiley is director of the Department of State's Office of International Visitors, an exchange program that brings more than 4,500 foreign emerging leaders to the United States annually.

She joined the U.S. Information Agency -- which recently was merged into the Department of State -- in October 1993. She held several senior-level advisory positions before being selected to head the Office of International Visitors in 1997.

Wiley holds a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from Northwestern University and a master of business administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

The WMC board, which meets three times a year, is responsible for the oversight of the operation of the college.

Western Maryland College hires fund-raising director

Steve Krahling-Haddad of Elkridge is joining the staff of Western Maryland College as director of corporate and foundation relations.

Krahling-Haddad comes to the college after serving since April 1998 in a similar capacity with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, where he was responsible for securing major gifts from more than 100 corporations and foundations.

He has been grants administrator, volunteer field organizer, grant reviewer, a board member and steering committee member of numerous businesses and organizations.

At WMC, he will be responsible for identifying and cultivating regional and national donors in business and foundations as part of the college's fund-raising team.

Krahling-Haddad earned a bachelor's degree in speech communication from Indiana University at Bloomington in 1991.

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