HoLLIE Classes for 2022
Bring your enthusiasm and experience
Join others who care about the environment
Be a life-long learner
Meet experts in the field
Volunteer your time
Make a difference in the world!
What is this program?
8 weeks of classes on Thursdays from Feb 3 - March 23, 2022
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Presentations by earth system scientists from NASA and experts from local universities and agencies
Discussion of global climate change
Presentations on regional environmental issues, regulations, policies, enviornmental justice and health
Sessions on sustainability in the Chesapeake Bay and Howard County
Non-positional leadership skills
Introduction to local nature and environmental organizations and volunteer possibilities
Optional: Local Environmental Service Projects
Ages: Limited enrollment ages 18+
Fees: Tuition for 2022 $150
Two days we will meet at NASA Goddard!
The other days at a site TBD
Space is limited. If you would like an email reminder, send an email to: with your name and mention that you want to be notified when registration opens for the 2022 class.
Registration is administered by Howard Community College.
The class number will be in the HCC Winter non-credit catalog under the heading Environment. Course number TBD.
You can register online, by mail, by fax, or in person.
Click here to go to the Howard Community College registration information page. From there you can download a registration form to mail or fax, or you can register online.
Help for HCC Online Registration
Syllabus for 2020 class
The 2022 syllabus is not available yet but will be similar.
Directions to Class at Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center
Click for directions:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Visitors Center, ICESat Road, Greenbelt, MD 20771
Unless otherwise directed, follow the Google Map to ICESat Road. Then turn left into the Visitor Center driveway before you reach the security checkpoint on ICESat Road.
Look for the HoLLIE Coordinators, a bus with a NASA escort will take us to the classroom building.
Inclement Weather Policy for ELL/HoLLIE 2022
Check your email for the go/no-go decision no later than 7am.
Dates for rescheduled classes will be announced at our next scheduled class.
You can expect that:
If schools are CLOSED, will OPEN LATE, or the County Government is on LIBERAL LEAVE, Coordinators will make the decision by 7am. We base the decision on accessibility of the class site.
If NASA decides to close for the day, we must reschedule.