adm597 | Graduate
Internship On The Superintendency (6 Week)
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Fiscal Operations; Public Relations
- Investigate the steps and timeline for preparing, presenting, and adopting a district budget.
- Explain the procurement law and the implication on ordering equipment and material.
- Outline the procedures used in the business department for maintaining records of expenditures.
- Explain the procedure for an internal and external audit of the budget.
- Describe district policy regarding communicating with the media.
- Explore who the representatives for local media are and their functions.
- Determine which professional organizations a superintendent would join.
- Analyze the politics involved in being a superintendent.
Human Resources; Administrative Relationships
- Outline the procedures used for recruiting, interviewing, and maintaining personnel within the district.
- Describe the procedure used for maintaining records of personnel.
- Describe the district-wide evaluation process for teachers, administrators, and classified personnel.
- Describe the procedures by which a superintendent communicates with administrators.
- Investigate methods used to maintain positive relationships with the administrative team.
Legislative Issues; Governing Board Relations
- Explain ways to maintain effective communication with the local school board.
- Describe the political process affecting education at the local, state, and national levels.
- Explain the importance of effectively communicating with legislators.
- Analyze how law becomes policy for the school district.
- Describe the purpose of the state and National School Boards Associations.
- Evaluate the importance of staying abreast of new laws and enforcing local school board policies.
- Analyze the development of a board policy.
- Explain the types of school board meetings and the procedures for each meeting.
Transportation Issues; Food Service Issues
- Analyze the effect of the food services budget on the regular budget.
- Explain the procedures used for the free and reduced breakfast and lunch program.
- Describe the procedures to efficiently deliver food services throughout the district.
- Explain the procedures for transporting students in the district.
- Analyze department of transportation issues for the district.
- Delineate the process for purchasing buses and other vehicles for the district.
Facilities Management; Community
- Describe the responsibilities of the maintenance department.
- Explain the process and need for the construction of a school.
- Analyze the district's preventive maintenance program.
- Describe the parent organization within the school district.
- Identify the local school board members and their individual roles.
- Explain a district's relationship with professional organizations within the community.
- Explain avenues for increasing public relations within and outside the community.
Leadership; Curriculum and Instruction
- Analyze different leadership styles.
- Research strategies to balance the demands of the position and personal life.
- Analyze the organizational chart of the school district.
- Convey resources to promote staff development.
- Describe the effect of federal and state mandates on the district's curriculum.
- Critique the assessment strategies used within a district to assist in student achievement.
- Research alternative programs available for various student populations.
- Analyze the procedures for adopting district curriculum.
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