Document Type

Course Change

Publication Date

Fall 2008


Updated 18 April 2008 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2008 2009 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE OF SUBMISSION: September 22, 2008 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: EDUCATION DEPARTMENT DR. DOTTIE BAUER PROPOSAL SPONSOR: DR. JOHN COUTURE PROPOSED ACTION: Underline or boldface proposed changes. Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: CURRENT COURSE NUMBER, TITLE and DESCRIPTION: Not applicable PROPOSED COURSE NUMBER and/or TITLE: Abbreviated Course Title, if necessary: EDUCEL 696 INTERNSHIP I: School & Community Relations (3 credits) Short title: Internship: School & Community PROPOSED COURSE DESCRIPTION: A supervised practical experience in educational leadership with seminar sessions addressing national and state standards for educational leaders. The focus of this Internship will be working with staff, parents, and the community. Prerequisites: Admission to Educational Leadership Option or permission of instructor. Fall LEARNING OUTCOMES: As a result of this course, students will: 1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate the vision to staff, parents, students, and community members through the use of symbols, ceremonies, stories, and other activities. 2. Demonstrate the ability to involve community members in the realization of the vision and in related school improvement efforts. Updated 18 April 2008 3. Develop communications plans for staff that includes opportunities for staff to develop their family and community collaboration skills. 4. Demonstrate the ability to promote the success of all students by collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources. . RATIONALE: In response to our ELCC report and to state certification standards, we need to formalize our students’ connection to working with school and community. The current Internship is repeated over two semesters for a total of six (6) credits. There is no change in total requirements or resources, just a strong focus for the theme of this Internship. RESOURCES: No additional resources needed. ADVISORY OPINIONS:


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