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“We are coming to believe that leaders are those people who ‘walk ahead,’ people who are genuinely committed to deep change in themselves and in their organizations. They lead through developing new skills, capabilities, and understandings” (Senge, 1996, ¶ 8).
Mentoring the Aspiring Administrator – Wilkes University
The purpose of this program is to ensure that cooperating mentors are properly certified and to train those certified, cooperating mentors to assist, guide, and evaluate principal or superintendent candidates. The program provides candidates with practical experiences for the positions of school principal or district superintendent.
To ensure cooperating mentors (principals) have at least three years of satisfactory experience.
To provide training in January and August of each year for cooperating mentors related to candidate support.