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 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 and for April 16 at

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 and for resume suggestions, visit

Praxis Information
For more details about the basic skills assessment, visit the website below:
For help with registering for the Praxis CORE, visit

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

If you're interested in the job opportunity, contact Cindy Ott at

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

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

Jobs Available at the CDC!

The Child Development Center on our Arnold Campus is looking for Child Care Aides and an On- Call Substitute.  Our Child Development Center serves young children ages 2-5 years of age and is a Nationally accredited program.  We are looking for students who don’t necessarily need to have classroom experience, but love children and are willing to learn.

Ideally, the Aides would be available on Tues & Thursday- all or part of the day.
Pay rate is commensurate with education and experience but starts at $9.00 per hour.

Students who receive financial aid are encouraged to apply, but this is not required.

Call or email  Janet Klenkel- the Director of the Center for more information

410-777-2450  or

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Virtual Writing Center

Did you know that you can get writing support from the comfort of your own home?  Be sure to enroll in the Virtual Writing Center now to take advantage of this free service! 

Click here for enrollment instructions.

For a closer look at everything the Virtual Writing Center has to offer, look here: