Facilities Master Plan to be presented to school board...

Education Notes

April 08, 2001

Facilities Master Plan to be presented to school board

The 2001-2010 Facilities Master Plan will be presented to the county Board of Education at the board's monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday at 125 N. Court St.

A public meeting on the plan will be held at 7 p.m. April 25 at South Carroll High School, 1300 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield. The interim superintendent will present the plan and take comments on it.

The plan will be presented to the Board of Education for approval at its 5 p.m. May 9 meeting in the board offices.

Information: 410-751-3020.

IEP Team Workshop planned for May 3

An Individualized Education Program Team Workshop will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 3 at Carroll Springs School for anyone who participates in IEP team meetings.

The workshop will provide members with basic information for IEP development. Parents and educators will learn how to work as a team and how to focus on a student's strengths and abilities. They also will learn how to develop a working educational document.

Registration is required by April 26. Light refreshments will be served and door prizes awarded. A participant notebook and certificate of attendance will be provided.

Anyone needing auxiliary aids and services should contact the public information office at 410-751-3020, also by April 26.

Information: 410-751-3955.

Prekindergarten program accepting applications

The Extended Elementary Education Program (EEEP) is accepting application information for the 2001-2002 school year.

To be eligible, a child must be 4 years old on or before Dec. 31 and must live in a Title 1 school attendance area. EEEP schools are Cranberry Station, William Winchester, Robert Moton, Runnymede, Taneytown and Elmer Wolfe elementary schools.

EEEP is a grant-funded prekindergarten program in Title 1 schools in Carroll County. There is no cost to parents for their child to attend the program.

The program provides children with experiences designed to help them be successful in school. Children attend classes five days a week for 2 1/2 hours daily.

Enrollment is limited, and children will be assessed by a language/literacy screening in June. Health and nutrition information will be collected through parent questionnaires.

Information: 410-751-3047.

Harrington joins CCC in development post

Jacqueline Harrington has joined the staff of Carroll Community College as executive director of Institutional Development and College Foundation.

She will be responsible for developing a campaign plan for endowed funding for scholarships and for equipment needed for the college's new Allied Health and Nursing Building, projected for completion in 2003.

The campaign will include a collegewide assessment of academic, instructional, facilities and student financial assistance needs. Once the assessment is completed, the college president will recommend a campaign fund-raising goal to the foundation board.

Harrington comes to the college from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, where she assisted with the School of Medicine's $65 million fund-raising campaign.

Westminster High teacher receives science award

Bryan Shumaker, a science teacher at Westminster High School, was recently presented the Science Teacher Tools Award from the Central Maryland Chapter's Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.

The award for $1,000 was given to the school on behalf of Shumaker's contributions and the outline for use of the funds.

The Science Teacher Tools Award is one of several AFCEA programs designed to promote science education.

Calendar

CHADD, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Carroll Springs School, 495 S. Center St., Westminster. An evening of support and networking, "Parents Sharing With Parents," will be held. The public is welcome. CHADD is a free support and information group for parents, adults, educators and health care professionals. Information: 410- 751-3820.

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