Educational Leadership

EDU 687: Internship in the Superintendency

This two–semester, 6-credit course (3 credits each semester) is designed to immerse the student in the everyday tasks of the superintendent of schools providing an opportunity for the student to actually apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout the educational leadership program. This course, made up of field experiences in the school superintendency, is designed to meet certification requirements and to prepare individuals for the position. The internship is designed to encourage application of formal coursework to the leadership and management issues that face superintendents in the workplace. Out of the internship experience, students will develop a project, in which they will be expected to take a leadership role in designing, implementing, and assessing a project that addresses an important district-wide educational issue. Prerequisite: Open to matriculated students at the end of their Educational Leadership degree program. Cr 6.

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