Live in Harford County and want to earn a B.S. in elementary/special education close to home?

An information/commitment session to be held Dec. 18

TOWSON, Md. (Dec. 7, 2007)—Towson University, in partnership with Harford Community College, intends to offer students in Harford and Cecil counties the opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree in elementary education/special education at the HEAT Center in Aberdeen starting in fall 2008. The program will allow students to earn a bachelor’s degree without leaving Harford County. Students who complete Harford Community College’s Associate of Arts in teaching degree in elementary/special education will be able to transfer to the Towson University degree program at the HEAT Center.

Towson is seeking a commitment from students to ensure the program can begin in fall 2008. Please plan on attending the meeting to have your questions answered and be prepared to demonstrate your intent to enroll in the HEAT program to earn a bachelor's in elementary/special education in Harford County.

The success of the program depends entirely upon student interest.  In order to determine the need for the program and to get a count of students seriously considering enrollment in the program that is slated to begin in fall 2008, Towson University and Harford Community College are hosting an information/commitment session from 6–8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Higher Education & Conference Center at HEAT, Room 130 (1201 Technology Drive; MD Rt. 22 and Technology Drive, Aberdeen; Traveling east on MD Rt. 22 turn right on Technology Drive at red light; 1st building on left ).

At the Dec. 18 meeting, prospective students will get detailed information on the program.  Students will also be able to talk to Towson University admissions personnel to discuss their transcripts and other important enrollment information.  Also, a representative from the Harford County Public Schools will present information on potential employment opportunities for elementary education/special education graduates.


For additional information, contact John Desmone, College of Education, Towson University 410-704-2349,; Carl Henderson, HCC’s Dean of Educational and Transitional Studies, 410-836-4300, or the HEAT Center at 410-638-2500. 








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