Jul 16, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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ED 580P - School Leadership Internship towards Administrator certification


For those students seeking school administrator certification this internship provides an experience designed to demonstrate, through a portfolio and other means, a mentor’s assessments and the ability to apply the learning gained in this MSEd School Leadership concentration. Such applications can include, but are not limited to, participating in organizational planning and development efforts, reviewing learning standards and comparing assessment procedures, investigating legal and regulatory issues before the school or district, undertaking financial or budgetary analysis as directed, analyzing school cultures and learning climates, and generally demonstrating reflective management practice tools and strategies. A combination of institutional research and operations assistance is generally expected. Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL). Students should contact their advisors to begin the registration procedure for this course.

Prerequisites & Notes
Completion of all other required and elective courses, or permission of the Program Director. The on-site mentor must be a certified administrator with three- or more-years’ experience. IMPORTANT NOTE: Even though ED 580P is a 6-credit course, it will only satisfy one of the elective course requirements if taken as part of the Educator’s Concentration or the Health Care Educators’ Concentration. Further information and clarification can be obtained from an admissions counselor or Student Support Specialist.

Students are required to pay an additional $300 Internship Fee for this course.

Assignment Overview
Final Assessment: Community Paper, Proposal, monthly reflections tied to PSEL Standards, Capstone, Mid and Final evaluation demonstrating progress toward standards.

Course Learning Objectives
The objective of this course is to guide interns in the field of educational administration so that they can gain knowledge and develop skills in the following: Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL). Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Effective educational leaders develop, advocate, and enact a shared mission, vision, and core values of high-quality education and academic success and well-being of each student.

  • Effective educational leaders act ethically and according to professional norms to promote each student’s academic success and well-being.   

  • Effective educational leaders strive for equity of educational opportunity and culturally responsive practices to promote each student’s academic success and well-being.

  • Effective educational leaders develop and support intellectually rigorous and coherent systems of curriculum, instruction, and assessment to promote each student’s academic success and well-being.

  • Effective educational leaders cultivate an inclusive, caring, and supportive school community that promotes the academic success and well-being of each student.

  • Effective educational leaders develop the professional capacity and practice of school personnel to promote each student’s academic success and well-being.

  • Effective educational leaders foster a professional community of teachers and other professional staff to promote each student’s academic success and well-being.

  • Effective educational leaders engage families and the community in meaningful, reciprocal, and mutually beneficial ways to promote each student’s academic success and well-being.

  • Effective educational leaders manage school operations and resources to promote each student’s academic success and well-being.

  • Effective educational leaders act as agents of continuous improvement to promote each student’s academic success and well-being.

 

For a full description for each standard go to:

  • (Professional Standards for Educational Leaders 2015. National Policy Board for Educational Administration. http://npbea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Professional-Standards-for-Educational-Leaders_2015.pdf )


Credits: 6



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