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Practicum Plan and Campussupervised Log

Directions for Practicum Plan- You will use this form to develop your practicum plan. You should complete Columns B, C, and D only for all 44 skills areas.

Once your plan has been approved and you begin your practicum activities, this form will be used to document those hours.
Directions for Campus-supervised log You will complete columns E, F & G. This log should summarize and document all Campus Supervised practicum activities that have been completed. You will document your activities on this form and submit the completed form in your 12th course.

The Practicum requires a minimum of 150 campus supervised practicum hours.

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Column A Column B Column C Column D Column E Column F Column G

SBEC Domain, Competency Leadership Skill # NETS-C Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 1: Vision and Campus Culture Skill 1 Vision/mission Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 1: Vision and Campus Culture Skill 2 Strategic Planning

Activity Summary

Observing Participating Leading

Title of Person Evaluating your performance on this activity. Principal

Hours spent on activity

Date Completed

Reflection (150 words or less describing what you learned from this activity) (Required)

Analyze the schools vision/mission statement as it relates to the school master schedule.

Observing

Review the strategic plan for the school noting personnel involved in the plans development, implementation and evaluation. Investigate support and concerns from involved parties. Document finding and recommendations.

Observing

Principal

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Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 1: Vision and Campus Culture Skill 3 Data collection and analysis Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 2: Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success Skill 4. Effective communication

Look at the campus data from benchmarks, STAAR, TPRI, TejasLee and TELPAS to analyze results. Work with administrators and teachers to develop a plan to raise scores.

Participating

Principal

Write a memo to the faculty relaying information to be disseminated by the district/school. Several people who received the memo will be interviewed to obtain advice on its organization, clarity, and intent. Observations will be recorded as well as recommendations. Review School Board policy for administration regulations and assess the compliance to the regulations by the campus administrator. Assess leadership culture in the school and compare top down vs. consensus leadership.

Leading

Principal

Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 1: Vision and Campus Culture Skill 5. Negotiation/ consensus building

Observing

Principal

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Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 1: Vision and Campus Culture Skill 6. Collaborative decision making

Lead a district PreK PLC to discuss current curriculum and possible changes fro the coming year. Leadership tasks to be used in the meeting are outlining goals/problem definition, seeking information, providing information, clarifying, elaborating, challenging viewpoints, diagnosing progress and summarizing. Participants will be surveyed to evaluate the performance in each area. Documentation of the meeting and surveys will be created to analyze performance and offer recommendations. Actively participate, if possible, and/.or interview the district Science Instructional Officer about the current Science textbook selection process. Discuss who is involved in making the decision, how are the materials reviewed, drawbacks to the process and recommendations for

Leading

Principal

Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 4: Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources Skill 7 Curriculum Analysis

Participating

District Science Instructional Officer

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change.

Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 4: Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources Skill 8. School/Program Scheduling

Participate with school year closing procedures. Site issues and goals for the procedures. Interview several teachers/students and compare issues and goals from each perspective. Note major concerns from administration, faculty, and students. A summary and recommendations for improvement will be created. Conduct 2 teacher classroom observations using a clinical supervision model. This included a preconference, observation, analysis, and postconference. Create a summary of the process and recommendations for improvement. Suvey the campus faculty on methods used to motivate students. Also survey a sample of students soliciting methods of motivation to perform in school. Compare

Participating

Principal

Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 4: Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources Skill 9. Supervision of Instruction/Instructio nal Strategies Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 5: Campus Culture & Professional Learning

Leading

Principal

Leading

Principal

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Skill 10. Learning/Motivation Theory Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 5: Campus Culture & Professional Learning Skill 11. Learning Technology Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 5: Campus Culture & Professional Learning Skill 12. Evaluation of Student Achievement/ Testing and Measurements Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 4: Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources Skill 13. Supervision of Extra/CoCurricular Education

and contrast the surveys. Document the comparisons and recommendations. Interview the Director of Technology to discuss the process for assessing technology software. Discuss any concerns and recommendations for improvement. Document the interview. Attend T60 Technology classes held after school hours for campus staff Observing District Director of Technology

Observing

Principal

Randomly select a group of students and elicit their recommendations for how to improve preparation for tests. Compile and critique student recommendations and address issue of student input in this process.

Leading

Principal

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Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 6: Teacher (Staff) Evaluation and Development Skill 14. Staff Development/ Adult Learning Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 7: Decision-Making and Problem Solving Skill 15. Change Process Domain III: Administrative Leadership Competency 9: School Safety Skill 16. Student Discipline

Provide staff development for the campus on Dyslexia: Identification and Intervention

Leading

Principal

Review discipline referrals for a specific time period and compile data with regard to grade level, Special Ed classification, race, gender. Create a summary of findings and recommendations for improvement.

Participating

Principal

Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 7: Decision-Making and Problem Solving Skill 17.

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Student Services

Domain III: Administrative Leadership Competency 8: Budgeting, Resource Allocation, and Financial Management Skill 18 General Office Administration Domain III: Administrative Leadership Competency 8: Budgeting, Resource Allocation, and Financial Management Skill 19. School Operations/ Policies Domain III: Administrative Leadership Competency 9: School Safety Skill 20. Facility and Maintenance Administration/Safet

Observe the principal create a budget and how she allocates funds to fulfill district obligations and campus support

Observing

Principal

Meet with the district Attendance Officer to discuss the rules, procedures and ramifications of attendance on law, finance and general school/district operations. Document the summary of the meeting

Observing

Principal

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y and Security

Domain III: Administrative Leadership Competency 9: School Safety Skill 21. Student Transportation

Interview the district Director of Transportation and discuss current issues and needs such as cost, maintenance, personnel issues, training, safety, and student problems. Create a summary of the interview Interview the district Food Service Manager to discuss requirements, concerns and issues of the program. Write a summary of the interview

Observing

Principal

Domain III: Administrative Leadership Competency 9: School Safety Skill 22 Food Services Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 6: Teacher (Staff) Evaluation and Development Skill 23. Personnel Procedures

Observing

Principal

Domain III: Administrative Leadership

Complete a requisition for a service or supply form from

Participating

Principal

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Competency 8: Budgeting, Resource Allocation, and Financial Management Skill 24. Supervision of the Budget Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 2: Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success Skill 25 Community/ Public Relations Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 2: Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success Skill 26. Parent Involvement Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 2: Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success Skill 27.

a budgeted account

Create a written communication to be sent out to the public

Leading

Principal

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Climate That Supports Cultural Diversity Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 2: Communication and Collaboration that Promotes Student Success Skill 28. Community/ Business Involvement and Partnerships

Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 3: Integrity and Ethics Skill 29 Position Goals and Requirements Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 3: Integrity and Ethics Skill 30. Philosophy/ History of Education

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Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 3: Integrity and Ethics Skill 31 Ethics Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 3: Integrity and Ethics Skill 32. Interpersonal Relationships Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 3: Integrity and Ethics Skill 33 School Board Policy and Procedures/State and Federal Law Administration Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 4: Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources Skill 34Federal Programs

Attend at least 3 School Board meetings. Collect agendas for each meeting. Record agenda item outcomes, decisions and recommendations.

Observing

Principal

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Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 7: Decision-Making and Problem Solving Skill 35. Issue and Conflict Resolution Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 5: Campus Culture & Professional Learning Skill 36. Current Issues Affecting Teaching and Learning Domain III: Administrative Leadership Competency 8: Budgeting, Resource Allocation, and Financial Management Skill 37. Professional Affiliations and Resources Domain III: Administrative Leadership Competency 8:

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Budgeting, Resource Allocation, and Financial Management Skill 38. Professional Library Domain I: School Community Leadership Competency 1: Vision and Campus Culture NETS-C 1 Visionary Leadership Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 4: Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources NETS-C 2 Teaching, Learning, & Assessments Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 4: Curriculum, Measurement, & Alignment of Resources NETS-C3 Digital Age Learning Environments

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Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 6: Teacher (Staff) Evaluation and Development NETS-C4 Professional Development & Program Evaluation Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 5: Campus Culture & Professional Learning NETS-C 5 Digital Citizenship Domain II: Instructional Leadership Competency 5: Campus Culture & Professional Learning NETS-C6 Content Knowledge and Professional Growth

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