Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

April 08, 2007

HCC trustees 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. April 25 in the Chesapeake Center board room.

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

Information: 410-836-4408.

College's arts series continues Thursday

The Cecil Community College Performing Arts Program continues its "Eat Your Arts!" series from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of CCC's Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

"Eat Your Arts!" is a free monthly event the community is invited to attend and experience current projects and works in progress by performing arts students.

This month's program features selections of classical, contemporary and Broadway music by Tony Derrico on classical guitar, Nate Paruch and Rory Barczewski on acoustic guitar, Danny Weaver on electric guitar, and Eric Northern and Zane Ewing on vocals.

The Elkton Station Gallery is exhibiting Curator's Choice, an exhibit of mixed media works by CCC alumna Autumn Dean.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 207.

Office professionals focus of conference

The continuing education division of Harford Community College will offer the 2007 "Office Professionals Annual Conference: Working in Paradise" April 25 and 26 at the Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood.

Participants can learn how to improve communication skills, how the base realignment at Aberdeen Proving Ground will affect the workplace and how to improve their overall health and self-confidence.

The keynote speaker will be Frank Elliott, team leader for the professional development team at Penn State University and a doctoral student.

Information: 410-836-4376.

Summer programs at Harford Friends

The Harford Friends School will offer a variety of summer learning programs for children age 4 to 14 starting June 18.

Programs include:

For ages 4-6, Animal Crackers July 30-Aug. 3, and Fun With Spanish Aug. 6-10; ages 6-8, Worms to Wings July 9-13; ages 7-9, Starry, Starry Night July 23-27; ages 8-12, Nature Journal July 9-13, and The Underground Railroad Aug. 13-17; ages 10-12, Rocking With Robots June 18-22; ages 12-14, Engineering Through Robotics June 25-29, and Nature illustration July 16-20.

Programs are held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays at Little Falls Friends Meeting, 719 Old Fallston Road. Before and after care is available. The cost is $175 per session.

Information: 410-457-5099.

Two are honored by dyslexia group

The Maryland Branch of the International Dyslexia Association recently honored Kasey Heldrich and Elizabeth Kempske, former students of the Highlands School.

They were recognized for their perseverance and hard work in overcoming obstacles to learning to read and write.

Kempske was recently accepted into Catholic High School, and Heldrich is a junior at the Janus School in Pennsylvania.

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