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Lamar University Masters of Education Technology Graduation

Internship Plan

 
                                            Principal Internship Plan

 

Glen Harrison

Lamar University

Principal Certification Program
 

Activity

SBEC

Competency

Leadership Skill #

Activity Summary

Resource

Person

Date to

Completion

 

Vision/Mission

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 001:

Vision and Campus Culture

Work with Associate Principal on master schedule planning. Is vision statement being reflected in planning?

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Strategic Planning

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 001:

Vision and Campus Culture

Develop strategic plan for my project.

 

R. Koontz

August 2011

Data Collection and Analysis

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 001:

Vision and Campus Culture

Review the ways in which assessment data are used by the district and school office. Write a reflective statement about how the leader would seek to improve the use of data in the school.

R. Koontz

August 2011

Negotiating/
Consensus Building

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 001:

Vision and Campus Culture

Choose a current issue in the school. Use steps for issue resolution with a small group of concerned parties.

 

 

 

R. Koontz

August 2011

Collaborative Decision Making

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 001:

Vision and Campus Culture

Practice the group leadership tasks while leading a staff development or workshop. At the conclusion of the meeting have the group members complete and evaluation of my performance.

R. Koontz

August 2011

Effective Communication

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 002:

Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success

Assist a current school leader in seeking information from school and community for a current project or need. Assess the various methods employed in gathering the information.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Community / Public Relations

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 002:

Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success

Interview one or more persons involved in district/school public relations. The interview should include strategies for effective communication to and from the community and the issue of community politics. A summary of the interview will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Parent Involvement

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 002:

Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success

Create a survey about how to improve 9th grade First Day procedures at DHS.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Climate for Cultural Diversity

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 002:

Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success

Meet with members of the language arts and/ or reading departments, and examine the literature used with regard to gender stereotyping. An analysis and recommendations will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Community/Business Involvement and Partnerships

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 002:

Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success

Compile a list of social agencies that are available to help and support the students, faculty and administration. The list of agencies and the major services they provide will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Position Goals and Requirements

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 003:

Integrity and Ethics

Obtain a copy of the job description and evaluation instrument used for the position of study. Analyze the correlation between the requirements listed in the job description and the performance standards of the evaluation. Copies of the job description and evaluation, and analysis will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Philosophy/ History of Education

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 003:

Integrity and Ethics

Find a retired educator or elderly community member, and conduct an interview. Focus on the oral history of the community and school system. Note significant events that affect the district/school today. Include highlights of the interview in the notebook

 

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Ethics

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 003:

Integrity and Ethics

Meet with a group of school staff members (secretaries, clerks, etc.) to discuss their perspectives of ethical/unethical behaviors employed by the certified personnel in the district/school. Seek recommendations for policy changes, additional training, and/or consequences to ensure increased ethical practices by certified personnel. Include recommendations in notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Interpersonal Relationships

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 003:

Integrity and Ethics

List the interpersonal skills that you wish to develop throughout the school year.

·   Avoids interrupting others while speaking

·   Accepts criticism

·   Avoids being defensive when challenged

·   Shares self to others

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

School Board Policy and Procedures/State and Federal Law

Domain I:  School Community Leadership

 

Competency 003:

Integrity and Ethics

Attend as many board meetings as possible. Include the agendas in the notebook, followed by a list of outcomes/decisions pertaining to each agenda item and any recommendations.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Analyzing the Curriculum

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 004:

Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources

Interview a person with experience in the textbook selection process. Include an overview of the process, evaluative criteria used, and recommendations of improvement in the notebook.

 

 

 

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

School Program Scheduling

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 004:

Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources

Examine the current policy and procedures for freshman 1st day in the school. Include a brief summary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Supervision of Instruction/Instructional Strategies

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 004:

Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources

Interview one district-level instructional supervisor, and assess current needs, goals, and level of service provided by central office instructional staff. Include the assessment and recommendations in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Supervision of Cocurricular Education

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 004:

Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources

Meet with a group of randomly selected students to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of cocurricular activities. Recommendations for improving/expanding the strengths of such activities into other subject areas will be listed and included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Federal Programs Administration

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 004:

Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources

Attend one special education meeting involving initial placement or annual review. A critique of the meeting will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Learning/Motivation Theory

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 005:

Campus Culture & Professional Learning

Survey school faculty on methods used to motivate students. Survey a sample of students soliciting methods that motivates them to perform in school. Compare and contrast the two surveys. Include the comparison and recommendations in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Learning Technology

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 005:

Campus Culture & Professional Learning

Observe the use of technology in the library and/or computer lab. Discuss strengths and weaknesses of technology use in these areas with the librarian and /or lab supervisor and several students and adults. Include the comparisons and recommendations for improvements in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Evaluation of Student Achievement/Testing and Measurements

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 005:

Campus Culture & Professional Learning

Gather and analyze district test data. Assesses current strengths and weaknesses.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Student Discipline

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 005:

Campus Culture & Professional Learning

Interview one administrator and one student knowledgeable of current gang behavior. Analyze these meetings with regard to current policy and efforts in the area, and include the analysis in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Current Issues Affecting Teaching and Learning

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 005:

Campus Culture & Professional Learning

Interview teachers or create a survey to seek answers to issues in the classroom and conflicts teachers face.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Staff Development/ Adult Learning

 

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 006:

Teacher (Staff) Evaluation and Development

Collaborate with an experienced staff developer in one staff development activity. This activity should include planning, implementing, instructing, and evaluating. A copy of the agenda, relevant materials, and the evaluation will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Personnel Procedures

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 006:

Teacher (Staff) Evaluation and Development

Interview the person responsible for district personnel. Major requirements and issues to be discussed should include the planning, recruitment, selection, induction, compensation, evaluation, and dismissal of personnel. A summary of the interview will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Change Process

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 007:

Decision-Making and Problem Solving

Meet with current leader involved in implementing a school wide change.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Student Services

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 007:

Decision-Making and Problem Solving

Meet with a the counselor, a member of the faculty or administration, and a parent to discuss the role of the school in regard to children responding to their parents’ divorce, single parents; needs, and after-school care, Concerns and recommendations will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Issue and Conflict Resolution

Domain II:  Instructional Leadership

 

Competency 007:

Decision-Making and Problem Solving

Attend an ARD that will have a high level of tension in the room among the participants.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

General Office Administration

Domain III:  Administrative Leadership

 

Competency 008:

Budgeting, Resource allocation, and Financial Management

Review job descriptions and evaluation forms for the key office personnel at the district/ school (secretary, admin assistant, attendance clerk, etc.) Following this review, meet with these persons (individually or as a group) to discuss their major duties, concerns, and recommendations for the actual work required and its relation to the job description and evaluation form.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

School Operations/Policies

Domain III:  Administrative Leadership

 

Competency 008:

Budgeting, Resource allocation, and Financial Management

Meet with the district /school attendance officer. Discuss the rules, procedures, and ramifications of attendance on law, finance, and general school/ district operations. Include the highlights and /or summary of the meeting in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Supervision of the Budget

Domain III:  Administrative Leadership

 

Competency 008:

Budgeting, Resource allocation, and Financial Management

Interview Mr. Muncy or R. Koontz about how the various school accounts are set up and analyze the extent to which the funds are directly related to increasing learning.

 

 

 

 

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Professional Affiliations and Resources

Domain III:  Administrative Leadership

 

Competency 008:

Budgeting, Resource allocation, and Financial Management

Contact several persons experienced in the position of study, and compile a list of professional associations, service organizations, and local, state, and federal agencies that provide expertise and service to the position. The list of resources and their major area of service is to be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Professional Library

Domain III:  Administrative Leadership

 

Competency 008:

Budgeting, Resource allocation, and Financial Management

Compile a list of books, publications, training manuals, and district or state publications used or recommended for the position of study. The list should include resources of the highest quality and relevance to the position and educational leadership. The list should be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Facility and Maintenance Administration/Safety and Security

Domain III:  Administrative Leadership

 

Competency 009:

School Safety

Meet with the Paul Andress to review job responsibilities and schedules of staff. Shadow/ observe one custodian and/or maintenance person for a period of time (1 hour or more). A brief report from the meeting and observation, including the needs, concerns, and overall assessment of work performed, will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Student Transportation

Domain III:  Administrative Leadership

 

Competency 009:

School Safety

Interview the director of transportation to discuss current issues and needs for transportation. This discussion should include costs, maintenance, personnel issues, training and safety, and student problems. A brief summary of the needs and issues will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

Food Services

Domain III:  Administrative Leadership

 

Competency 009:

School Safety

Interview the school food service manager to discuss the current requirements, concerns, and issues of the program. A summary of findings from the interview will be included in the notebook.

R. Koontz

August 2011

 

 

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Glen Harrison,
Jul 18, 2011, 2:38 PM
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