Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

April 29, 2007

Open house set for college programs

An open house will be held at the Higher Education and Conference Center at HEAT on Route 22 in Aberdeen from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Visitors can learn about undergraduate and graduate degree programs, register for summer classes and preview fall programs.

The center offers bachelor's and master's degrees in selected programs. Classes are offered in the evenings and on weekends by regional colleges and universities.

Bachelor's degree program areas include business, education, information technology and nursing; and master's degree programs are available in biotechnology, business, education, engineering and instructional technology.

Representatives from area schools will be available for program advising and to discuss financial aid options.

Information: 410-638-2500.

CCC to offer career advising

Cecil Community College will hold a free college information and career advising session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

Advisers from the college's credit and non-credit programs will talk to prospective students about training programs, workplace readiness classes, lifelong learning resources and financial aid.

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

Safety program for drivers over 50

Harford Community College will offer an AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 to 9 in Edgewood Hall on the Bel Air campus.

This eight-hour classroom refresher course is for experienced motorists age 50 and older. It addresses the physical changes that can affect driving ability and behavior, and discusses ways to compensate for those changes.

Students learn about accidents prevention, what to do in adverse driving conditions, and proper use and maintenance of vehicles.

Information: 410-836-4376.

Dyslexia talk planned for May 10

The Highlands School will hold a program, "Raising the Dyslexic Family," at 6:30 p.m. May 10 at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main St.

Featured speakers Jim and Bernice Morgan will share their stories about Jim Morgan growing up dyslexic, Bernice Morgan's marriage to a dyslexic husband with ADHD, and their success in raising four children, all of whom cope with dyslexia, ADHD or both.

Tickets are $10, available at the Highlands School's Development Office at 443-512-8200 or e-mail highlandsschool@verizon.net.

Jim Morgan, a member of the Maryland Higher Education Commission, is president of the Dyslexia Tutoring Program of Maryland, as well as managing partner for Heritage Financial Consultants LLC.

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