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Internship Of The Supervisor

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This internship provides opportunities for the student to engage in experiences relevant to the supervisor and to obtain knowledge of the role and responsibility of the supervisor. The students gain first-hand knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the supervisor through many internship activities. The internship includes a supervised experience at a district located outside the University environment.

This graduate-level course is 12 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 12

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    Supervisor Responsibilities

    • Investigate the duties and responsibilities of supervisors within the district.
    • Describe the supervisor’s impact on the educational program.
    • Analyze the monitoring process for each department.
    • Describe how technology integration affects the role and responsibilities of the site supervisor.

    Governing Board

    • Analyze Arizona school board policies via the Arizona School Board Association website.
    • Describe the process of the local school board meetings.


    • Analyze different leadership styles
    • Analyze the organizational chart of the school district.
    • Analyze the vision and mission for the school setting and district.
    • Compare and contrast the responsibilities of a supervisor and other leadership roles.

    Curriculum and Instruction

    • Assess the state and local educational standards.
    • Identify the different curriculum guides used within the district.
    • Critique the different assessments used to determine achievement.
    • Analyze the process used for developing and evaluating curriculum within the district.
    • Describe methods used by the supervisor to integrate technology into educational programs.

    Channels of Communication

    • Identify strategies used to develop and maintain effective communication with certified and classified personnel.
    • Describe the networking system used to develop a relationship with administrators inside and outside the district.

    Fiscal Operations

    • Describe the steps involved in the preparation and administration of the school, state, and federal budgets.
    • Analyze the components of the district budget including federal programs, athletics, and student activity funds and alternative programs.
    • Describe the procurement procedures used for ordering equipment and supplies.
    • Describe the process of maintaining an equipment inventory system.
    • Analyze the process for an audit of state and federal programs.

    Human Resources

    • Investigate local school board policy pertaining to certified and classified personnel evaluation and termination procedures.
    • Analyze the procedures used to maintain records in the human resource department, such as professional growth and accumulated leaves.
    • Analyze the job descriptions of the certified and classified personnel responsible to the supervisor.

    State and Federal Programs

    • Explore the different state and federal programs implemented by the district.
    • Analyze the procedures used in developing a proposal for state and federal programs.
    • Describe the monitoring process for state and federally funded programs.
    • Analyze the different requirements for parent and community involvement in state and federal programs.

    Evaluation of Programs

    • Investigate the different constituents involved in the evaluation of educational programs.
    • Describe the procedures for evaluating support services within the district, such as food services, facilities, preventive maintenance, and transportation.
    • Analyze the compliance and reporting procedures for evaluating the effectiveness of educational programs.

    Staff Development

    • Analyze the district’s staff development program.
    • Describe the role that supervisors play in staff development.
    • Investigate the different strategies utilized to deliver staff development to personnel by the site supervisor.

    Special Populations

    • Delineate the duties and responsibilities of the director in charge of special populations.
    • Describe the process of identifying special populations.
    • Analyze the monitoring process for the special populations program.

    Public Relations and Community

    • Describe opportunities for community involvement.
    • Research strategies for developing partnerships with businesses in the community.
    • Describe methods used by the site supervisor to promote positive public relations.
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