Education Notes


January 29, 2003

Public comment sought tomorrow on school budget plan

The public will have an opportunity to discuss the proposed fiscal year 2004 operating budget at a public hearing before the Board of Education at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Department of Education, 10910 Route 108, Ellicott City.

Members of the public are encouraged to participate.

Those who want to make a presentation can call 410- 313-7197 in advance or sign up at the hearing. Fifteen written copies of the testimony are requested.

Information: 410-313-7197.

Work sessions slated on budget blueprint

The Board of Education will hold three public work sessions on the proposed fiscal year 2004 operating budget. The sessions are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, and Feb. 11 and 18 in the boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Route 108, Ellicott City.

Information: 410-313-7197.

School board and council are to confer Tuesday

The Board of Education and the County Council will meet at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at the George Howard Building in Ellicott City.

The meeting is open to the public.

Information: 410-313-7197.

Leadership program seeks to fill eighth class

Leadership U, a student leadership program under the auspices of Leadership Howard County, is recruiting for its eighth class.

An information session is planned for 7 p.m. Feb. 5 and 12 at the central library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia.

Job fair today seeking special-education workers

The Howard County public school system's Office of Human Resources will hold a Special Education Job Fair from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin Lane in Columbia.

The fair is open to anyone seeking employment as a special-education teacher, behavioral specialist, physical therapist, occupational therapist or vision teacher.

Information: 410-313-6693.

Prom-Senior Week session for parents set tonight

HC DrugFree, a grass-roots partnership of parents, schools and county agencies, will present the fourth program in its "Issues in Parenting" series, "Ocean City Program: Prom, Graduation and Senior Week," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Oakland Mills High School.

Information: 410-799-4879.

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