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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