Date of Award


Degree Name

Specialist in Education


Educational Leadership, Research and Technology

First Advisor

Dr. Carol F. Sheffer

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access


The purpose of this report is describe a seven week internship in the Portage Public Schools during which the intern engaged in a variety of administrative activities. Chapter I contains the rationale for the selection of the Portage Public School, a brief description of the school system and the prospectus which structured the experience.

Chapter II describes the experiences during the internship, which involved elementary supervision, curriculum development, and administrative tasks and procedures.

Chapter III is an analysis of the organizational structure and leadership style that the intern observed at the Portage Public Schools.

Chapter IV includes conclusions and recommendation for future internships.