Cecil College offers session on programs

EDUCATION NOTES

May 04, 2008

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

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

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

HCC to offer pre-GED sessions for adults

Harford Community College will offer Pre-GED Advising Sessions for adults who want to improve their basic reading, writing or math skills.

Free Adult Basic Education review classes or one-on-one literacy tutoring programs for beginning readers are available.

Advising sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 14, May 22, May 29 and June 4 at HCC's Edgewood Hall; 10 a.m. May 16 and 6:30 p.m. May 20 at Aberdeen Community Center; 10 a.m. May 16 and May 30 at Edgewood Public Library; 6:30 p.m. May 20 at Edgewood High School; 6:30 p.m. May 21 at Havre de Grace High School; 6:30 p.m. May 21 at Havre de Grace High School; 6:30 p.m. May 22 at North Harford High School.

Attendance at an advising session is required for entry into classes.

Information: 410-836-4115.

HCC to offer ESL advising

Harford Community College will offer English as a Second Language (ESL) Advising.

ESL is for foreign-born adults 16 years of age or older who would like to improve English communication skills, including listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Advising sessions will be held at 10 a.m. May 16 at Aberdeen Community Center; 6:30 p.m. May 20 at Edgewood High School; 6:30 p.m. May 21, May 29, and June 4 at Edgewood Hall at HCC; 6:30 p.m. June 2 at Edgewood Public Library.

Free beginning and intermediate classes start every six weeks. Attendance at an advising session is required for entry into the classes.

Information: 410-836-4115.

College Week starts May 19

Harford Community College will hold its annual College Week for Seniors from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19-23 on the Bel Air campus.

During this week, seniors can partake of a variety of learning opportunities in a special one-week format. Adults 60 and older pay $69, which includes registration for the week. Seniors can take a lunch or buy it in the Student Center.

Multiple classes are offered during each time slot and include digital photography and photoshop software courses, gardening for apartment dwellers, artist skills and techniques, a study of the Book of Revelation and Bible prophesy, gourd workshop, introduction to computers, and bridge for beginners.

For registration, visit www.harford.edu or call 410-836-4175.

GED ceremony set for May 22

Harford Community College will hold its annual GED Recognition Ceremony at 7 p.m. May 22 in the Chesapeake Center.

Anyone who has received his or her GED in the past year and has not received an invitation should call 410-836-4115.

Title 1 to sponsor parent conference

Title 1 will sponsor a parent conference starting at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Clarion Hotel in Aberdeen.

Title 1 supports schools with large populations of low-income students.

The conference will feature psychologist Bill DeMeo talking on creative discipline and parents under stress; and Nancy S. Grasmick, state superintendent of schools, discussing the importance of parental involvement.

The 92-member student chorus from Hall's Cross Elementary School will sing before Grasmick's address at 12:30 p.m.

Information: 410-612-1540 or 410-612-1553.

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