EDS794 Director of Special Education Seminar (0 cr.)
Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in a Director of Special Education field experience.
These graded seminar sessions are intended to provide a forum in which to reflect on events, circumstances, and responsibilities experienced in the field experience internship. Requirements mandated by Minnesota statutes and the university are reviewed. Job acquisition skills are developed, including cover letter composition, interviewing, resume development, and job search strategies. An introduction to creating the student’s required electronic portfolio is provided.
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following;
- Compose an effective education administrator’s cover letter and resume.
- Judge the adequacy or value of their field experiences based on reflection and sharing.
- Participate in mock job interviews as both an interviewer and interviewee.
- Organize and prepare various elements of an administrator’s professional electronic portfolio.
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