Tag: Education

Schuh including step raises for teachers in new budget

Schuh including step raises for teachers in new budget

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Continuing with his commitment to ensure an excellent education for our children, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced that his FY2017 budget proposal will fully fund step, or merit/incremental, increases for all eligible Anne Arundel County Public Schools employees. “I am committed to working with our school system to ensure we reward and retain great […]

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Annapolis Police starting new kids club

Annapolis Police starting new kids club

| February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department is pleased to announce an opportunity for kids to join our first ever Annapolis Police Kids Club (APKC).   The club is tailored for kids ages 9 – 12. Want to learn more?  Please join us for an Open House and Information Session When:  Saturday, February 27th at 2 p.m. Where:  Annapolis […]

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North County High’s Katrina Griffin named Foreign Language Teacher of the Year

North County High’s Katrina Griffin named Foreign Language Teacher of the Year

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] You’ll have to excuse North County High School German teacher Katrina Griffin if she looks at this month as a personal Octoberfest of sorts. It’s only because she is celebrating being named the Maryland Foreign Language Association’s 2015 Language Teacher of the Year. Griffin, who is also chairman of the World and Classical […]

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SustainaFest this weekend

SustainaFest this weekend

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] SustainaFest 2015 is almost here! This year’s event will be fantastic, our biggest and most feature-packed one to date. Our 3rd annual film, music and education festival will be held at the Indian Creek Upper School on Saturday, September 12th starting at 1:00pm. SustainaFest brings together members, educators, entrepreneurs, change-makers, sustainability experts, filmmakers, […]

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Sustainafest scheduled for September 12

Sustainafest scheduled for September 12

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

SustainaFest 2015 is almost here! This year’s event will be fantastic, the biggest and most feature-packed one to date. The 3rd annual film, music and education festival will be held at the Indian Creek Upper School on Saturday, September 12th starting at 1:00pm. SustainaFest brings together members, educators, entrepreneurs, change-makers, sustainability experts, filmmakers, musicians and other artists […]

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Summit School gala raises $100K; but you can still bid through tomorrow!

Summit School gala raises $100K; but you can still bid through tomorrow!

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Summit School held their annual gala on Friday, April 24th at Greenway Bowl in Odenton. The Totally 80’s Gutter Ball Gala drew more than 200 attendees out in support of the school for bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences. The Gutter Ball Gala raised a net profit of $100,000 for The Summit […]

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National education organization reaccredits AACC’s Child Development Center

National education organization reaccredits AACC’s Child Development Center

| April 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Child Development Center at Anne Arundel Community College met 10 early childhood program standards and more than 400 quality standards to receive reaccreditation through 2020 by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. “Our dedicated and professional teachers take great pride in being nationally accredited,” says Janet M. Klenkel, director of the […]

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‘Art on Clay’ at Stanton Center April 30th

‘Art on Clay’ at Stanton Center April 30th

| April 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mayor Michael Pantelides invites everyone to the Stanton Community Center’s (SCC) inaugural Art on Clay art auction fundraiser. The event will raise money for after-school programs, educational programs, field trips, summer camps, sports and self-development programs for youth. The Art on Clay fundraiser will be held Thursday, April 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. in […]

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5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Back for its fifth year, the Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held on Saturday, February 28th from Noon to 3pm at Annapolis High School Cafeteria & Auditorium, 2700 Riva Road. Students in grades 6 through 12 (public, private and homeschooled) from Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region are invited for this popular […]

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St. Anne’s School of Annapolis to host winter open house

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis to host winter open house

| January 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis will host a winter open house on Wednesday, January 28 from 9 am to 11:30 am to learn how the school tailors the internationally renowned Reggio Emelia educational program to their Early Childhood and Lower School curriculum and how our Middle School program prepares students for academic, creative and social success. Faculty, staff […]

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Voya Financial awards grant to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis teacher

Voya Financial awards grant to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis teacher

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Voya Financial, Inc., which has rebranded from ING U.S. and is a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced today that Judith Fedinick, a teacher at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis in Annapolis, Maryland, has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2014 Unsung Heroes awards competition. Through the Voya […]

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AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With diversity of its student population continuing to rise, Anne Arundel Community College has named James A. Felton III as its first Chief Diversity Officer as part of the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. In the spring term, almost a third – 32.6 percent – of credit students identified themselves as part of a […]

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Jackson named Dean of Student Services at AACC

Jackson named Dean of Student Services at AACC

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has named Jacqueline S. Jackson, Ph.D., of Silver Spring as its new Dean of Student Services. In that position, she oversees services that impact students directly, such as counseling and advising, tutoring, testing, health services, student activities, student conduct and student achievement. “We are very excited that Dr. Jackson brings a […]

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AACC testing center receives national certification

AACC testing center receives national certification

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Testing and Assessment Services at Anne Arundel Community College has received national certification for its compliance with professional standards in delivering quality testing programs. The certification assures test-takers that tests are administered in a manner consistent with national standards. The National College Testing Association awarded Test Center Certification to AACC’s Testing and Assessment Services […]

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AACC professor named nation’s top e-learning educator

AACC professor named nation’s top e-learning educator

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College Professor Donald P. Orso, Ph.D., was named the Outstanding eLearning Educator for 2014 by the Instructional Technology Council. The runner-up teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “Don’s demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence is exemplified in his online classes. His courses are well designed and taught well–and he inspires and motivates […]

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Summit School gala raises more than $100K

Summit School gala raises more than $100K

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, The Summit School celebrated their 25th anniversary with a garden party gala, Sowing the Seeds of Success.  Current and alumni families, teachers, alumni, friends, and supporters gathered at the school’s campus in Edgewater, MD to commemorate 25 years of success and to celebrate the next 25 years of excellence in […]

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AACC continues to win awards

AACC continues to win awards

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College received two top honors at the 2014 Career and Technology Education Awards of Excellence presented by the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Career and College Readiness on April 22 in Baltimore. AACC was honored for Outstanding Business Partnerships – Postsecondary through its role as the lead college in the […]

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USNA and AACC partner for intensive summer Arabic program

USNA and AACC partner for intensive summer Arabic program

| May 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

Applications are available now for the “Launch into Arabic Learning and Teaching Program 2014” Summer Immersion Program jointly sponsored and coordinated by Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) and the United States Naval Academy (USNA). Student applications are due May 9. Local rising 11th and 12th graders (who are 16 years old by the start of […]

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Parole Rotary donates $40,000 to Phoenix Academy

Parole Rotary donates $40,000 to Phoenix Academy

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Parole (Annapolis) Rotary Club Foundation has made a $40,000 grant to the Phoenix Academy.  This grant is to be used specifically for the construction of a greenhouse associated with its Rise Up Farm initiative, which is an innovative educational program.  With proceeds from fundraising activities, such as the Naptown barBAYq Contest and Music Festival, […]

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Time to register for summer classes at AACC

Time to register for summer classes at AACC

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Continue your college education this summer by signing up for credit classes at Anne Arundel Community College. Registration begins Wednesday, March 12. AACC has courses that can meet your academic needs and your personal schedule, whether you want to complete a needed course at AACC that will qualify for transfer back to your four-year college, […]

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High School Student Arrested For Bringing Gun On School Property

High School Student Arrested For Bringing Gun On School Property

| February 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On February 7, 2014, at approximately 8:16 a.m., an administrator at South River High School in Edgewater was walking in the student parking lot while conducting a routine inspection for vehicles without required permits and/or improperly parked.  As the administrator was looking at one student’s vehicle, the administrator noticed what appeared to be a shotgun […]

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AACC Taps Arnold Resident For IT Director

AACC Taps Arnold Resident For IT Director

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sara Eger of Arnold is the new Director of Technology Training Programs in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Anne Arundel Community College. Formerly an Instructional Technology Specialist in Anne Arundel County Public Schools, she is responsible for the overall planning, development and supervision of open enrollment , continuing education and contract programs, […]

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