Date of Award


Degree Name

Specialist in Education


Educational Leadership, Research and Technology

First Advisor

Dr. Lawrence B. Schlack

Second Advisor

Dr. Charles Warfield

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access


This report summarizes a 23 week internship with the Community Education program of the Kalamazoo Public School System. It presented the opportunity to work closely with the director o f the center and to play an active role in the programs that were offered. Particular projects to work on were given in addition to the regular obligations of the Community Education Director. This paper will provide the reader with a knowledgeable awareness of how the director and supervisors of the program work hand in hand to prepare materials and resources to furnish the students with a worthwhile program. There are various programs held for all ages. The ages range from preschool to senior citizens. The internship gave the intern an insight into the value of the aspect of community education.