Education Notes


March 18, 2007

Lecture Thursday on pre-adolescents

Harford Friends School, in conjunction with Goucher College's Graduate Programs in Education, will offer an interactive lecture on pre-adolescent academic, social and emotional development.

The lecture will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Jarrettsville library branch, 3722 Norrisville Road, Whitehall.

Parents and teachers of current or soon-to-be middle school students are welcome.

Information: 410-457-5099.

CCC to present talk on climate change

Cecil Community College will present a talk by John Cleveland, president of the Global Warming Action Alliance, on March 27 in the Technology Center on the North East campus.

Cleveland will discuss climate change's effects in the Chesapeake Bay region in "The Inconvenient Truth about the Chesapeake Region" from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 208, and from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the amphitheater.

Both talks are free to the public, but registration is requested by Tuesday for the afternoon session and by March 26 for the evening presentation.

Information: 410-287-1000.

HCC to offer computer classes

Harford Community College will offer computer training classes next month.

Excel in the Charts and Databases will teach ways to effectively organize data from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 5 at the Higher Education and Conference Center @ HEAT. Topics include creating lists, sorting data, filtering data, creating embedded charts and formatting charts.

PowerPoint Pizzazz, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 5, also at HEAT, will include adding animations, creating custom transitions and customizing sound and graphics.

Powerpoint Tips & Tricks will teach hidden shortcuts using the keyboard, mouse and toolbars from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 6 in Edgewood Hall on the campus.

Information: 410-638-2576.

Classes planned on real estate law

Cecil Community College is offering real estate law and practice classes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays starting April 9 on the North East campus.

The course explores the basic concepts of real estate law, ownership, transfers of property, closings, brokerage, contracts, listing agreements and laws.

The class will prepare students to sit for the Maryland Real Estate Commission Certification Exam.

Tuition is $210 and the course fee is $95.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 211.

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