Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

March 11, 2007

Peacemaker to visit Friends School

Harford Friends School will host Quaker peacemaker David Zarembka tomorrow in meetings with students as a follow-up to a recent unit on Africa and conflict resolution.

Zarembka is the founding coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams, an organization that works for a more peaceful world.

Zarembka also will address the Deer Creek Friends meeting at 10 a.m. today.

Information: 410-457-5099.

HCC plans classes on delinquency

Harford Community College is offering classes that address the growing issue of juvenile delinquency in Harford County.

"Delinquency and the School System" will be held from 9 a.m. to noon tomorrow, and "Family Dynamics and Delinquency" will be held 9 a.m. to noon April 2. Both sessions will meet in Edgewood Hall on the Bel Air campus.

The topics will include practices and trends in addressing the social services needs of the community, addressing delinquency issues, reducing the occurrence of disproportionate minority contact, and the effect of divorce on a child's behavior.

Information: 410-836-4376.

ESOL writers course offered at CCC

Cecil Community College is offering a "Writing with the Write Words" course, designed for English for Speakers of Other Languages students who have a familiarity with spoken and written English and want to improve their writing skills.

Starting this week, the class will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays to May 14 at CCC's Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

Information: 410-392-3366.

HCC board to meet Tuesday evening

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

Anyone wishing to speak must complete a request form and return it to marketing and public relations before the meeting.

Information: 410-836-4408.

Conference to focus on nonprofits

Harford Community College's 12th annual conference for nonprofit professionals will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Higher Education Center.

The theme of the conference is "Cover All Your Bases." The session will discuss ways to engender core beliefs, vision and mission in nonprofit employees and volunteers, while still delivering to clients.

The program is for anyone affiliated with a nonprofit organization.

The cost is $45, including breakfast and lunch. Senior adults and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.

For a brochure, call 410-836- 4173.

Holocaust talk set at John Carroll

John Carroll School will present World War II veteran Sol Goldstein and 14 Holocaust survivors at an assembly at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the school, 703 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air.

Goldstein will discuss his experience as a concentration camp liberator, and the survivors will discuss their experiences.

Information: 410-879-2480, ext. 2026.

ADHD workshop set at Highlands School

Highlands School will hold a parent/educator workshop from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at 708 Highlands Road, Street.

Dr. Paul Lazor will present "Self-Esteem and the Child With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)."

The workshop is open to the public, but reservations are required.

Information: 410-836-1415.

Germans invited to Harford Christian

Harford Christian School will hold its annual Kaffee und Kuchen at 10 a.m. Thursday at the school in Darlington.

German language students sponsor the event, which features German speakers meeting and talking with students.

German natives and those who speak German and have stories and memories they would like to share with students are asked to call 410- 457-5101.

Athletics at CCC to be session topic

Cecil Community College will hold a Student-Athlete Information Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the physical education building on CCC's North East campus.

Administrators and coaches from the athletic department will provide information about academics and the Seahawks' eight varsity sports.

High school seniors looking to compete at the collegiate level and juniors ready to begin the recruiting process are encouraged to attend with their families.

Information: 410-287-1080 or 410-287-6060, ext. 391.

Music scholarships available at HCC

Harford Community College will hold auditions for music scholarships from 10 a.m. to noon March 31 in Joppa Hall, Room J108, on the Bel Air campus.

Music scholarships are available for new and returning full- and part-time students. The primary criterion is performing talent.

Students should be prepared to perform two selections, in contrasting styles, not exceeding 10 minutes, and should take three copies of their music.

Scholarship amounts will be determined by the HCC Music Committee after auditions are heard.

Application deadline is March 23. Applications are available from Paul E. Labe Jr., dean of the visual, performing and applied arts division; or from the administrative assistants for Joppa Hall.

Information: 410-836-4291.

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