Re: Administrative Internship
    Posted by: Former Busy Intern... on 6/26/14
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    I'm not sure if anyone is following this thread or not, but I wanted to let
    you know that I am in the final stage of the pool process. :) I am now
    seeking a leadership position for next year. Thanks for all the advice you

    On 1/02/14, Busy Intern wrote:
    > 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

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  • 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....