Havre de Grace 5th Grade Teacher Thomas Dennison Earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award

From Harford County Public Schools: Grade school education isn’t rocket science—except when it is. That’s just one of the out-of-the box lessons fifth-graders learn in Thomas Dennison’s classroom. But Dennison had his own instructional surprise today during a school assembly at Havre de Grace Elementary in Harford County Public Schools, Maryland, after he was presented […]

Harford Community College Nursing Grads Exceed State and National Averages on RN Exam

From Harford Community College: Harford Community College’s nursing graduates performed well compared to all state and national nursing programs. HCC has a National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rate (87.70%) that exceeds the state and national average. In addition, Harford has one of the highest number of graduates from the 16 community colleges in the […]

10 Harford County Public Schools Employees Named 2016 Support Services Superstars

From Harford County Public Schools: Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) is proud to announce its 2016 Support Services Superstar Award recipients: Lindsay B. Bilodeau, Communications Specialist, Office of Communications Lindsay Bilodeau has served as Communications Specialist for Harford County Public Schools for seven years and is the coordinator for the school system’s annual Teacher of […]

Harford Community College’s Owl Magazine YouTube Channel is Best in the Nation

From Owl Magazine: Harford Community College’s student publication, Owl Magazine, won three national awards in competitions sponsored by the College Media Association. Owl Magazine’s YouTube Channel won first place in the Pinnacle Award category of Two-Year TV Station of the Year for 2015-2016. While many staff members contributed to these production efforts, the following students […]

Harford County Public Schools Participates in Explore and Restore Harford Streams Program

From Harford County Public Schools: Eleven Harford County public schools are taking part in the grant-funded Explore and Restore Harford Streams program: Deerfield, Edgewood, Homestead/Wakefield, William Paca/Old Post Road, and Youth’s Benefit elementary schools; and Bel Air, Edgewood, and Fallston middle and high schools. Schools were chosen by their location in, or proximity to, the […]

Harford County Public Schools Kicks Off 2017 Teacher of the Year Program; Community Encouraged to Nominate

From Harford County Public Schools: Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) has released the 2017 Teacher of the Year application, now available on the school system’s website, www.hcps.org. This year will mark the 23rd anniversary of the HCPS Teacher of the Year program and annual banquet – an event entirely funded by community donations that provides […]