Apr 20, 2024  
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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ED 580P - School Leadership 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 M.S.Ed 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. This course is guided by the standards of the Interstate School Leader Licensure Consortium (ISLLC). 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 advisor.

Assignment Overview
Final Assessment: Community Paper, Proposal, monthly reflections tied to ISLLC 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: Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards (ISLLC). Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Standard 1 Promote the success of all students by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community.
  • Standard 2 Promote the success of all students by advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth.
  • Standard 3 Promote the success of all students by ensuring management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
  • Standard 4 Promote the success of all students by collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources.
  • Standard 5 Promote the success of all students by acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner.
  • Standard 6 Promote the success of all students by understanding, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context.

Credits: 6

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