Education Notes


August 07, 2005

School board seeks applicants for opening

The Carroll County Board of Education is soliciting applications from individuals interested in filling an opening on the five-member board.

Member Laura Rhodes resigned. The new board member will complete Rhodes' term, which ends the first Monday of December 2006.

Interested individuals must submit a letter expressing their interest, a resume and statement about why they would like to serve on the board.

Applications should be submitted by Aug. 15 to Gary Bauer, president, Board of Education of Carroll County, 125 N. Court St., Westminster, 21157.

The board will screen applicants and hold interviews between Aug. 15 and Sept. 1. Interviews will be open to the public. The board will then recommend three names to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., who makes the appointment.

The names and resumes of all those who expressed an interest also will be submitted to the governor, who is not required to select from the three candidates recommended by the board.

Information: 410-751-3128.

School board to meet Wednesday evening

The Carroll County Board of Education will meet 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 school system's Web site at www.carrollk

Meetings will be broadcast live on CETV, Channel 21 on Adelphia cable TV, and repeated at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sunday and the following Thursday, and at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Information: 410-751-3020.

Kindermusik offers classes for babies to age 6

Kindermusik of Carroll County has announced a new program for children ages 4 to 6, as well as classes for newborn to age 4, starting this fall.

Classes are for 15 weeks and are available for newborn to 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 and 4 years, and 5 and 6 years.

Children learn through a combination of music and movement and various activities such as jingling bells, pounding drums, floating scarves, hooting owl sounds and moving in time to music.

Kindermusik of Carroll County is operated by Debbie Henning.

Information: 410-848-2473.

CCC's Sykesville Center marks first anniversary

Carroll Community College's Sykesville Center will celebrate its one-year anniversary this fall.

Enrollment nearly doubled from last fall to spring. The number of courses has increased because of sufficient enrollment.

The satellite location at 6852 Fourth St. in the Public Safety Education and Training Center offers credit and noncredit courses, serving residents of southern Carroll County, as well as the community workforce.

The new location was established last year as part of a partnership agreement with the Maryland Police and Correctional Commissions housed at that facility.

The college uses four classrooms on the second level of the main building Monday through Thursday evenings. The college provides a security officer and a receptionist on site, before and during class hours.

For information on classes and registration, call 410-386- 8435. For Continuing Education and Training admissions, call 410-386-8100.

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