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Date: March 30, 2004 (04-35)

Montgomery College Presents Training Event for Administrative Professionals
Former Texas Governor Ann Richards to Appear Live via Satellite April 21 

            Montgomery Collegeís Workforce Development and Continuing Education unit and Instructional Television present the 2004 Annual Briefing for Administrative Professionals, a live national distance learning event, on Wednesday, April 21, from noon to 3 p.m., at the Collegeís Rockville and Germantown Campuses.  Participants at the Germantown Campus will meet in the High Technology and Science Center, room 122, in the lower level.  The lunch location for participants at the Rockville Campus has yet to be determined, but the distance learning program will be held in the Macklin Tower, room 012.

            The Annual Briefing for Administrative Professionals, live via satellite, will begin with a welcome by the International Association for Administrative Professionals.  The keynote speaker will be Ann Richards, former governor of Texas, who will discuss leadership and take questions.  The program also features a taped segment with Erin Brockovich about overcoming adversity.  The final speaker will be Laree Kiely, author of Taking Charge: Time Management for Personal and Professional Productivity, with a skill development session on management and communications.

            The cost of the Annual Briefing for Administrative Professionals is $75, which includes materials and lunch.  Out-of-state residents must add a $50 fee.  Advance registration is required to attend.  For questions or to register, contact Tracy Singleton, senior program assistant, at 240-567-2599.

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Montgomery College is a public, open admissions community college with campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park, plus workforce development and continuing education centers in Gaithersburg, Wheaton and  Silver Spring. The College serves nearly 50,000 students a year, through both credit and non-credit programs, in more than 100 areas of study.