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Here's What's Happening
Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Youth Programs is Going Online this Summer!
HCTI Earns American Culinary Federation Accreditation
Building Trades Scholarships
Get Credit for Your Experience




FCC Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

FCC is currently in Stage 1 of the Frederick Community College Roadmap to Resilience and Recovery plan.  As we continue to develop ways to safely and thoughtfully offer a few in-person instructional experiences, we tried to anticipate questions and provide answers about what to expect should you register for a class that meets on Main Campus or at the Monroe Center. Please read the latest information relating to Continuing Education & Workforce Development classes at the College. Additional information is posted at frederick.edu/coronavirus.

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Youth Programs is Going Online this Summer!

Please note that as we continue to follow the recommendations outlined by the State of Maryland and the Frederick County Health Department to ensure the health and safety of our College community, Kids & Teens on Campus is now offering a wide variety of online programming activities this summer. 
Led by knowledgeable and friendly instructors, week-long daily one-hour programs are designed especially for kids and teens. Cost is $59 per program, per week, per student. Browse all programs and register online or view our Schedule-at-a-Glance to get started. 

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HCTI Earns American Culinary Federation Accreditation

The Hospitality, Culinary and Tourism Institute (HCTI) was recently accredited by The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission. The recognition certifies HCTI meets the established standards, accountability, credibility, professionalism, practices, and competencies as set for faculty, curriculum and student services. Applicable to both the Associate Degree in Culinary Arts and Supervision and Culinary Skills Certificate, students are automatically eligible to receive professional certification from the American Culinary Federation upon graduation. Learn more >>

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Building Trades Scholarships Available


Building Trades scholarships are now available to eligible students enrolling in electrical, HVAC and welding programs at Frederick Community College.

With a value up to $500, scholarships are open to both academic (credit) and workforce training (non-credit) students each semester.

  • Eligibility Requirements: recipient must be a Frederick County resident eighteen (18) years of age or older, enrolled in a credit Building Trades OR non-credit Trades & Vocational Training course (Electrical, HVAC or Welding)
  • Required Documents: Proof of enrollment/registration in at least one credit Building Trades OR non-credit Trades & Vocational Training course and proof of residency

For complete details and to apply, download and submit the application form today >>
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Get Credit for Your Experience

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Evaluation

Save money, convert your real-world experience and college-level learning into college credit, and complete your educational goals faster with the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program at FCC.

The evaluation of college-level or experience-based learning that an individual has achieved outside of traditional classroom environment, PLA can be used to demonstrate college-level learning for academic credit awards.

Participants in this Prior Leaning Assessment program save time and money and avoid having to complete courses already mastered, completing their education goals at a higher rate. To be eligible, participants must be a student at FCC with a declared major in a degree or certificate program.

To learn more, visit frederick.edu/pla, or contact Dr. Renee Davis at 301.846.2587 to get started.

 

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Frederick Community College
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 624-2888 • CEInfo@frederick.edu