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The School Administrator Internship Handbook Leading, Mentoring, and Participating in the Internship Program by Ronald L. Capasso, John C. Daresh

The School Administrator Internship Handbook Leading, Mentoring, and Participating in the Internship Program



The School Administrator Internship Handbook Leading, Mentoring, and Participating in the Internship Program by Ronald L. Capasso, John C. Daresh

This book provides those involved with the preparation of school administrators with andoverview of the internship as a central ingredient of effective pre-service programmesA critical assumption made throughout the book is that the goal of such programmes is to ensure that those who step into assistant principalships, principalships, central office posts and other administrative roles should be assisted to engage in learning processes which will make them transformational leaders, not simply organizational survivors.

About the Author

Ronald L. Capasso is currently an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey. He has spent 30 years in public school education, having served twelve years as a superintendent of schools in Pennsville, New Jersey and five years as an Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Ramsey, New Jersey. He has also served as a consultant and speaker for the U.S. Office of Education, the New Jersey State Department of Education, and various government agencies and school districts. John C. Daresh is professor of educational leadership at the University of Texas at El Paso. Over the years, he has held faculty or administrative appointments at the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and Illinois State University. He has also worked as a consultant on high school reform and administrator professional development for universities, state departments of education, national and state professional associations, and individual schools and districts across the United States, and also in Barbados, Canada, France, Holland, Israel, Turkey, South Africa, and Taiwan. By far, the bulk of Daresh's international service has been in the United Kingdom where he served an advisor and trainer for the School Management Task Force that developed and promoted support programs for beginning headteachers, the National College for School Leadership, the Welsh Office of Education, the North West Network for Diploma Development in Cheshire, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Lincoln, the University of Hull, CREATE Consultancies, and literally dozens of Local Education Authorities and individual schools across England and Wales. Daresh recently completed three years of service as the lead consultant on principal mentoring programs for the Chicago Public Schools as that megadistrict was faced with the challenge of bringing in mostly inexperienced principals to serve in nearly of the school system's elementary and high schools.

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Publication date

14th December 2000


Ronald L. Capasso, John C. Daresh

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Corwin Press Inc an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc


184 pages





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