Education Notes


January 07, 2007

College board to meet Tuesday

The board of trustees of Harford Community College will meet in open session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Chesapeake Center Board Room.

The board also will hold a work session at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Chesapeake Center board room.

The public may address the board at a specified time. Anyone wishing to speak must complete a request form and return it to marketing and public relations before the meeting.

Information: 410-836-4408.

Session planned on health careers

Cecil Community College is offering a free information session on training options for careers in the allied health field from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Community Cultural Center on the North East campus.

The college offers full-time and part-time training programs for medical assistants and receptionists, medical coders and billers, dental assistants, medicine aides, certified nursing assistants and phlebotomists.

Full-time programs can be completed in less than a year.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 641 or ext. 760.

College to offer computer counseling

The Continuing Education Division of Harford Community College will hold a Computer Counseling Night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Chesapeake Center.

Those wanting to upgrade their job skills, get certified or prepare for a career in the computer industry can meet the instructors and learn about computer training options.

On-site registration will be available.

Information: or 410-638-2576.

Notre Dame plans open house Thursday

College of Notre Dame of Maryland will hold an open house for Accelerated College and Graduate Studies at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Higher Education & Conference Center at HEAT.

Accelerated College offers programs in nursing, business and the new elementary education program.

Graduate Studies programs offered at HEAT are master's degrees in management (with a project management concentration and certification), contemporary communication and leadership in teaching.

Accelerated College allows participants to complete a bachelor's degree in nursing or business, part time, in as little as 2 1/2 years. The accelerated elementary education program can be completed in about three years.

Students form groups of 20 to 25 and move through the program together.

Graduate Studies programs are geared toward working adults and offer classes in the evenings and weekends.

Information: 410-532-5500 for Accelerated College, or 410-532-5317 for Graduate Studies.

Early dismissal set for Friday

Harford County public schools will dismiss elementary school students two hours early Friday for teachers' planning time.

Information: 410-588-5203.

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