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
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
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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