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Regulation 5520.4R


  • The following procedures shall be followed in the selection of interns for administrative or supervisory positions:
    • Each year all staff members will be advised of their opportunity for an internship.
    • A screening committee shall be appointed to assist in the selection of administrative interns. The membership should adequately represent the various levels within which the prospective administrator will work.
    • Through examination of the applicant's credentials and/or personal interview, a screening committee shall determine whether the applicant is qualified for consideration as an intern for an administrative position. The screening committee will be supplied with statements of criteria which relate to the specific job description.

      The screening committee shall interview prospective interns on the basis of specific criteria for the position. The committee shall maintain a set of notes which can be used as the basis for arriving at recommendations. The recommendations of the screening committee shall be submitted to the superintendent for his/her review.
  • The individuals recommended for consideration as interns shall be scheduled for internship assignments when and where it will be most advantageous to the district.
  • The individuals selected to complete an internship will be notified and will be expected to attend an orientation meeting prior to the close of school.
  • The individuals selected to complete an internship in the school district may submit an application to the Educational Leadership Intern Program for funding. The state’s application packet must be submitted to the Professional and Organizational Development office 7 days prior to the state’s submission date. The application packet(s) will be submitted to the state with a cover letter indicating that the applicant(s) has been screened and approved through the school district’s process.

    Following selection, the intern and his/her supervisor will set objectives and plan appropriate activities dealing with such areas as: personnel, curriculum, community relations, student relationships, finance, non-instructional operations and facilities.

Approved: 2/12/02

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