Allocate at least 2 hours in the field to support this field experience.
For this assignment, collaboratively discuss with your principal mentor and at least one other individual at the district or community level what strategies are utilized in obtaining and making the best use of the resources available to the school. This includes human resources, items the school budget pays for, and items that are donated.
Include the following in your discussions:
- Strategies that school administrators can use to maintain a presence in the community to understand its strengths and needs, develop productive relationships, and engage community resources for the school.
- The ethical responsibilities of school administrators in stewarding school resources, being transparent with school resources, and aligning the use of school resources to the schools’ mission and vision.
If possible, participate in a meeting that involves collaborating with the community to leverage resources for the benefit of the students and families your school serves.
Use any remaining field experience hours to assist the principal mentor and, provided permission, seek opportunities to observe and/or assist the principal mentor.
Write a 250-500 word reflection on your experiences. Incorporate PSEL Standards 2 and 8 into your reflection and describe how you will apply what you have learned to your future professional practice.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.