Date of Award


Degree Name

Specialist in Education


Educational Leadership, Research and Technology

First Advisor

Dr. Carol F. Sheffer

Second Advisor

Dr. Donald C. Weaver

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access


The purpose of this paper is to describe a six-week internship completed with the Buchanan Community schools during which the intern engaged in a variety of administrative activities.

Chapter I contains the rationale for the selection of the Buchanan Community Schools, a brief description of the school system, background information on the Buchanan Community Schools and the City of Buchanan, and the prospectus which structured the experience.

Chapter II describes the experiences during the internship which involve administrative tasks, budget preparation, and procedures.

Chapter III summarizes and evaluates the six weeks internship and recommendations for future internships.