Date of Award


Degree Name

Specialist in Education


Educational Leadership, Research and Technology

First Advisor

Dr. Carol F. Sheffer

Second Advisor

Dr. Lawrence B. Schlack

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access


The purpose of this report is to describe a six week internship completed in the St. Joseph Public School System. The intern worked in the area of curriculum and personnel and became familiar with the role of Director of Curriculum and Personnel. Several major tasks related to that role were completed during the internship.

Chapter I contains a brief description of St. Joseph Public Schools. The chapter includes the intern's prospectus, including a description of the internship. The chapter also contains the intern's projected nature of internship experience.

Chapter II describes the experiences and major tasks completed during the internship. These tasks included: development of a job vacancy procedure, and recommendations for supervision of Special Education.

Chapter III includes an analysis of the internship experience.

Chapter IV contains conclusions and recommendations relating to this internship and the value of an internship experience in a degree program.