Internship I

Internship I focuses on introductory learning and leadership experiences in diverse educational settings, supervised cooperatively by the educational leadership internship supervisor and the mentors, and school district personnel. All phases of the PK-12 school operation and procedures are experienced as the candidate is involved in the day-to-day activities of schools and school administrators. Through knowledge and skills acquired and applied in the first of six sequenced and scaffolded courses and the on-site clinical experiences in the internship, the candidate demonstrates progress toward integration of theory and practice toward entry-level competency of an educational leader. Prerequisite: admission to the Iowa educational leadership program. May be repeated for credit.