Education Digest


November 19, 2003

Nontraditional college fair set tomorrow at HCC

Howard Community College will hold a college fair for working adults, single parents and students seeking a nontraditional approach to their undergraduate or graduate education from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow in the college's Galleria.

The free fair, which will include information on distance learning, weekend and evening classes, scholarship opportunities for working adults and residential programs for mothers and children, is open to all.

Representatives from more than a dozen institutions are scheduled to attend.

Information: 410-772-4856.

Technology Magnet Program sessions scheduled today

The Howard County public school system will hold the last of a three-part series on its Technology Magnet Program from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at the Applications and Research Laboratory, 10920 Route 108, Ellicott City.

Sessions offering general information on high school career programs will be held from 7:10 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Sessions on the Technology Magnet Program, which will focus on the Construction and Manufacturing and Energy, Power and Transportation option, will be held from 7:10 p.m. to 7:40 p.m., 7:40 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 8:05 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Parents can choose to attend one of each type of session.

Information: 410-313-6629.

School board meetings scheduled for Monday

The Board of Education will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. Monday in the boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Route 108, Ellicott City.

The meeting was originally scheduled for Nov. 25.

The afternoon session and an evening session, which is to begin at 7:30 p.m., will start with a public forum. Information: 410-313-7197

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