School board meets Wednesday in Westminster The Carroll...

EDUCATION NOTES

February 10, 2002

School board meets Wednesday in Westminster

The Carroll County Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Room 007 of the board offices, 125 N. Court St., Westminster.

The regular meeting agenda will be posted on the schools' Web site, www.carr.org/ccps.

The meeting will be broadcast live on CETV, Channel 21 on Adelphia cable. It will be rebroadcast at 8 p.m. Thursday, and Feb. 17 and 21; and at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Information: 410-751-3020.

Workshop to explore special education

An "Understanding Special Education Workshop" will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 20 at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster.

The free workshop, provided by the Partners for Success Center, provides an overview of special education processes and laws. Parental involvement and advocacy also are discussed.

Activities and skills are identified to help parents participate in educational planning for their children.

Participants may bring a bag lunch or buy food from the college cafeteria.

Registration is required by March 14 so notebooks can be made up for participants.

Anyone needing auxiliary aids and services should call the office of public information at 410-751- 3020 by March 13.

Registration: 410-751-3955.

Scholarships established for graduate students

Republican Del. Carmen Amedori of Carroll County has announced the availability of scholarships for students entering graduate study for the first time in the fall.

Four scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to those pursuing an advanced degree in political science, public policy or a closely related field.

Sprint Corp., in cooperation with the Women's Network of the National Conference of State Legislatures, will provide the money.

Scholarships will be awarded based on scholastic achievement, written statements by the applicant, community and school involvement, and letters of recommendation.

Deadline for applications is June 14.

Information: 800-796-3464 or www.sprint.com/ncslscholarship/ index.jsp.

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