Re: Administrative Internship
    Posted by: Busy Intern on 1/02/14
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    Just an update! I completed all of the requirements and passed the
    certification exam this past week. Thanks to everyone who responded when
    I posted back in October. Now I am applying for admission to the pool.
    :) n 10/06/13, Busy intern AND teacher in Florida! wrote:
    > Nicole,
    > Thanks for the tips. My problem is the mommy side. My kids are 8 and
    > 11, so this semester has been tough so far. I'm stretched a bit thin,
    > but it's working out. I appreciate the responses I've received here. I
    > think just "talking it out" has helped me a great deal.
    > Busy Intern
    > On 9/29/13, Nicole wrote:
    >> I worked every conference and planning period with an AP. I also
    >> assisted with testing and ESL, invaluable experience. I also did
    >> research for the principal on expanding the AP program...all legit
    >> hours. In fact, I put in more because I wanted a job at the
    >> HS.....and I got it! Work your tail off!!! BTW, I was taking 9 grad
    >> hours and teaching HS pap English and remediation courses at the
    >> time. It can be done and done well. You will have no social life and
    >> hopefully have a supportive spouse:)
    >> 9/25/13, ..busy intern AND teacher wrote:
    >>> I'm sorry.. I forgot to say that I'm supposed to complete 30
    >>> hours a month in September, October, and November. Everything
    >>> has to be turned in at the end of the November, so it ends up
    >>> being around 8 to 10 hours per week.
    >>> Thanks to you both for the ideas.
    >>> On 9/23/13, mc wrote:
    >>>> I remember candidates (who were usually heads of departments
    >>>> but teaching full time) getting experience in the main office
    >>>> when administration was out and when extra administration was
    >>>> needed. Ideally, your principal should be aware and on board
    >>>> with what you are doing. Also, what about night school or
    >>>> summer school positions?
    >>>> On 9/22/13, Busy intern AND teacher in Florida! wrote:
    >>>>> I'm currently teaching 8th grade language arts while taking
    >>>>> my last two courses for administrative certification. One
    >>>>> of these courses is the internship, and I've chosen an
    >>>>> approach that incorporates both elementary and middle
    >>>>> school experiences.
    >>>>> The challenge is finding the time to complete the required
    >>>>> 90 hours of experiences while teaching full-time. I have a
    >>>>> few colleagues who have done this while working in an
    >>>>> administrative position, such as a dean or even as a CRT.
    >>>>> They reported few issues due to the nature of their jobs.
    >>>>> I'm trying to avoid taking personal days, but I'm not sure
    >>>>> how I'll be able to complete the hours without taking time
    >>>>> off. I did not do this over the summer because I wanted to
    >>>>> have the chance to work with a principal while school was
    >>>>> in session.
    >>>>> I would appreciate any suggestions for tasks that could be
    >>>>> completed outside of school. I'm looking at planning a
    >>>>> brief inservice of some kind, doing some data analysis at
    >>>>> home, and so forth.
    >>>>> I would also like to hear any suggestions regarding
    >>>>> experiences you feel are absolutely essential for the
    >>>>> internship. I will be taking some personal days next month.
    >>>>> Thanks in advance for any help you can provide

    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • Administrative Internship, 9/22/13, by Busy intern AND teacher in Florida!.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 9/23/13, by mc.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 9/23/13, by lynne.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 9/25/13, by ..busy intern AND teacher.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 9/29/13, by First question needs to be, "What's best for my students?".
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 9/29/13, by Nicole.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 9/30/13, by Other Options.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 10/01/13, by lynne.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 10/06/13, by Update from Intern.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 10/06/13, by Busy intern AND teacher in Florida!.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 1/02/14, by Busy Intern.
  • Re: Administrative Internship, 6/26/14, by Former Busy Intern....