Monday, March 9, 2015

Scholarship Opportunity for Transfer Students

The Anne Arundel County chapter of the American Association of University Women is offering a scholarship of $1,200!

Eligibility requirements:
  • Female residents of AA County
  • Current or former AACC student
  • Eligible for Junior or higher status at transfer institution
  • AACC GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Participation in school or community service activities
  • Potential to serve as active community members or leaders in post-academic life


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Great job opportunity for student leaders!

Take advantage of this moment on a cold winter day to think about a summer job!


The college is now accepting applications for Student Orientation Leaders!  Orientation Leaders serve as guides for new students who are making the transition to the diverse, academic, intellectual and social culture of AACC.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to develop their presentation and leadership skills, increase confidence and gain valuable experience for their resume.  The majority of the work takes place between June and early September.  Orientation leaders earn $10 per hour.

Qualifications
Currently enrolled at AACC
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Strong leadership and communication skills
Maintain good academic and disciplinary standing with the college

Applications may be picked up in SUN 208A and are due by noon on April 20th.  If you have additional questions, contact Danielle Brookhart, Coordinator of New Student Engagement, at 410-777-2653 or djbrookhart@aacc.edu.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Guide to the Transfer Process


I wanted to share some information to help you with the transfer process whether you’re busy working on applications for Fall 2015 or if you’re just beginning to think about next steps.  See the top item for information for next week and then read on for all kinds of information.  Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference!

Tuesday, February 24:
On-Campus Transfer Advising for  University of Maryland, College Park
Jessica Bancroft, Director of Recruitment and Admissions for the College of Education at UMD, will be hosting transfer advising sessions in the conference room inside CALT 115 on Tuesday, February 14 between 11 am and 2 pm.  Visit the link below to register by Monday, February 23

General Information
In case you missed the transfer information session last week, check out my presentation here:

Virtual Transfer Information Session
I will host two online Transfer Q&A sessions via Google Hangouts.  You can log-in at any time during the session to ask questions.  To participate, please email janagiel@aacc.edu for more details.  In your email, please indicate your preferred session:

Wednesday, February 25 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday, March 24 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Transfer Options in Maryland
Not sure where you plan to transfer to complete your bachelor’s degree?  Check out this list of Maryland Approved Programs for teacher certification:

On-Campus Transfer Advising Sessions for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Dr. Vickie Williams, Director of Student Services from the Education Department at UMBC, will be hosting transfer advising sessions on March 4 and April 16.  If you are working on your application for Fall 2015, March 4 falls just before their priority admissions deadline.
Register for March 4 at http://bitly.com/umbcmar15 and for April 16 at http://bitly.com/umbcapril

Notre Dame of Maryland University Cohort Program Information Session
NDMU offers a bachelor’s degree program in Elementary Education at AACC.  To learn more about this part-time bachelor’s degree program, be sure to attend the information session on March 12 from 3:30 – 4:30 in CALT 130.  Register at the link below:

Campus Visits
You need to visit a campus to make sure it is the best fit for you!  This link has websites/contacts for scheduling a visit:

Requesting Recommendation Letters & Building a Resume
Some transfer applications require recommendation letters or resumes.  For tips for requesting recommendation letters, visit http://bitly.com/recrecs and for resume suggestions, visit http://bitly.com/teachres

Praxis Information
For more details about the basic skills assessment, visit the website below:
For help with registering for the Praxis CORE, visit http://bitly.com/register4core

Graduation Application
If you’re graduating in May, be sure to apply now for graduation!  The deadline is March 1, so don’t delay.

Preschool Job Available

Play and Learn at Community Place is now hiring a teacher for the 2 year old classroom (90 clock hour certification required).

They are also hiring for a summer teacher and substitutes for all three Anne Arundel County centers in Crownsville, Odenton & Annapolis.

For more information about the centers, visit http://www.playandlearnmaryland.org/

If you're interested in the job opportunity, contact Cindy Ott at cott@playcenters.org




Thursday, February 12, 2015

Nanny Needed

Are you interested in caring for a young child?

Help needed to care for 8 month old on Wednesday evenings in Pasadena.

Feb 25 – June 10 (4-9 pm)
If interested, please call 443-989-8456.


Friday, February 6, 2015

Meet with an Admissions Rep from the University of Maryland!

Are you planning to transfer to complete your Bachelor's Degree in Teacher Education at the University of Maryland, College Park?  Then be sure to sign up for a small-group advising session with an admissions representative from their College of Education!

University of Maryland
Transfer Advising Sessions
Tuesday, February 7
11 am - 2 pm
(30 minute sessions)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Transfer Information Session

Thanks to the Student Education Association for sponsoring this event!  Join SEA today at http://bitly.com/joinsea.

Join us if you plan to transfer in Fall 2015
or in another semester or 2 (or 3 or 4!)...