Education Notes

Education Notes

February 13, 2005

State Archives taking applications for internships

The Maryland State Archives is accepting applications for its summer intern program.

The internships are open to high school and college students attending Maryland schools or from Maryland attending out-of-state schools. These are paid internships that include experience and training in archival records management, digital imaging and historical research methods.

The 10-week program runs from June 15 to Aug. 23. Qualifications include academic excellence, with an interest preferred in history, archival science, library science, computer science, American studies or related fields.

Applications must be postmarked on or before March 31, and applicants will be notified of a decision by April 18.

The archives also participates in the Anne Arundel County school mentorship program. Student internships are available for academic or community service credit throughout the year.

Information: Emily Oland Squires, director of research and student outreach, Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis 21401.

Community college to hold teacher-education fair

Anne Arundel Community College will sponsor Teacher Education Fair from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at its Arundel Mills site, 7009 Arundel Mills Circle in Hanover.

The fair is aimed at AACC students majoring in education, high school students interested in becoming teachers and adults changing careers who may already have a degree but want to become certified as a teacher in Maryland.

The fair will feature representatives from several colleges and exhibits.

Anne Arundel County public schools will have a representative from its human resources department to answer questions about certification and current job openings.

Parking permits will not be needed that day.

Information: 410-777-2307.

After-school program sponsoring spelling bee

Academics Etc., an after-school enrichment program, will offer a countywide elementary spelling bee for Anne Arundel County pupils from third through fifth grades.

The program includes two optional bee preparation classes from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. March 31 and April 7 at Shipley's Choice Elementary School, 310 Governor Stone Parkway in Millersville.

Pupils from any Anne Arundel County school can participate. The fee is $25.

Information: 410-721-3256.

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