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School Communications

Parents of Current and former ICEC Students and ICEC Friends and Alumni

Welcome to new school year,

We will communicate with you through Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) website and ICEC email group.

Please check this website regularly for information and updates.

The information regarding unexpected school closing due to inclement weather condition or any other reason will be posted here.  You may also check school operation section in the middle of the home page, as shown below, to find out about schools closing.
 
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ICEC Emails:

The emails that you receive from us are two types:
  1. Emails from the teachers as a means of communication to inform you about the instruction and other relevant class activities;
  2. Emails from ICEC, to communicate events, news, and school operation status.

Please check your email and also spam or promotional folder to see if our emails are there and move them to your inbox.  At the bottom of ICEC emails, there is an option that you can use to update your preference to get email from different committees or use unsubscribe option if you are no longer affiliated with the ICEC and wish to be removed from the email list. 

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  If you have any questions please email info@iraneducationalcenter.org
 

Important Dates

Immediately– ICEC starts accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. The Application Form will be available for download from the ICEC web site:

2017-2018 ICEC Scholorship Program Application Packet

 

May 1, 2017 – Final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for the 2017-2018 Scholarship Program.  Application materials must be mailed in one packet to:

Iran Abrabi Scholarship Program
Iran Cultural and Educational Center

12030 Gatewater Drive
Potomac, MD 20854

Transcripts and letters of recommendation should not be sent separately. Incomplete, e-mailed, or faxed applications will not be considered.  Winners of the scholarship will be notified by August 1, 2017 and names will be posted on the ICEC web site.

2016-2017 Registration

On-line Registration from August 20, 2016- September 8, 2016: (click)

•All current families with no new student, can log in the site and register for the new year and pay with credit card or Paypal account through Paypal. ( August 20, 2016 to September 10, 2016)
•All current families with a new student, must log in the site and register the new student for the new year before September 8, 2016 to keep their priority. They can pay with credit card or Paypal account through Paypal.
•All New families must pre register at ICEC site  Before September 8, 2016 and complete registration on registration day

On-Site Registration:

Saturday September 10, 2016  (10:00 am to 12:00 noon)

•Pre-registered new families finish evaluation and registration.
•Walking new families fill application and finish evaluation and registration.
•Existing families who want to pay by check, finish registration.

Registration Priority:

1-Returning Students
2- Returning Students’ siblings
3- Pre-registered  New Families
4- Walking New families

All new students will be evaluated and, based on space availability, placed in the appropriate class. If the demand exceeds the capacity, a wait-list on a first come first served basis will be established.

Click on the link below for more information and registration link for new students:

More Information and Registration link  (Click)

2016-2017 Iran Arbabi Scholarship

Dear ICEC Community,
At ICEC’s 25th Anniversary Gala we announced the creation of the Iran Arbabi Scholarship Program.  Named and endowed in honor of the founder of ICEC, this scholarship program has been created to encourage and assist students in their post-secondary education.  For more information and to download the scholarship application select items in the menu or click:

Important Dates

Immediately– ICEC starts accepting applications for the 2015-2015 school year. The Application Form will be available for download from the ICEC web site:

2015-2016 ICEC Scholorship Program Application packet

 

June 30, 2015 – Final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for the 2015-2016 Scholarship Program.  Application materials must be mailed in one packet to:

Iran Abrabi Scholarship Program
Iran Cultural and Educational Center

12030 Gatewater Drive
Potomac, MD 20854

Transcripts and letters of recommendation should not be sent separately. Incomplete, e-mailed, or faxed applications will not be considered.  Winners of the scholarship will be notified by August 1, 2015 and names will be posted on the ICEC web site.

Basic Requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Iran Arbabi Scholarship. They must:

  • Be of Iranian descent
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawfully reside in the United States
  • Submit verification of participation in activities in the Persian community (e.g. attendance at a Farsi language school, participation in Persian art or cultural group (music, dance, theater, etc.), volunteer activities for Persian community based charity, membership in a Persian student association, etc.)
  • Attend, or be accepted for attendance at, an accredited American college or university in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • Possess a high school diploma, or the recognized equivalent of a high school diploma.
  • Have good academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  • Complete and submit a Scholarship Application Form, including:
    1. Two letters of recommendation; at least one letter should be from a teacher or other school professional
    2. A one page essay about your dreams and aspirations
    3. A one page essay: How has your cultural heritage formed the person you are,  and in what way will this serve you as an asset to promote Persian language and culture in the future?
    4. An official transcript with the school seal on it

Eligibility Requirements

The Iran Arbabi Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students of Iranian descent entering or attending an accredited post-secondary institution.  Applicants should be residents of Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia.  Applicants must excel academically.  Applicants must have a verifiable record of participating in activities within the Persian community. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or be lawfully residing in the United States.  The recipients may use these scholarships to attend an accredited American college or university of their choice. Scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline.  Scholarships may be used for undergraduate or graduate school.  Applications are screened by an independent committee that consists of a panel of distinguished scholars and chaired by a member of the ICEC Board of Trustees. Finalists may be interviewed by members of the selection committee. Scholarship winners are selected based on the information received through the application and possible interviews.

Introduction

 

The Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) was established in 1989. ICEC’s mission is to create a nurturing environment that strengthens the sense of connection, pride and appreciation of Iranian culture, heritage and history.

On the occasion of its 25th Anniversary and in recognition of Khanoom Iran Arbabi-Amin’s tireless efforts, dedication and leadership as founder and director of ICEC, the “Iran Arbabi Scholarship Fund” was established.