Leadership Development
Administrative Internship Program

Administrative Internship Program Information 

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Minimum Candidate Requirements:   

  • Presently employed with Pasco County Schools 
  • Possess a Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate  
  • Minimum of 3 years highly effective or effective teaching experience   
  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills, qualities, and experiences  
  • Presently enrolled in or previously completed an Educational Leadership Program (Masters Degree)  If presently enrolled in a program, expected completion date can be no later than May 2022  
  • Applicants must be in an instructional bargaining position 
  • Applicants who are already eligible for AP positions can apply to this internship  
  • Applicants may not applyif any of the following have occured:
    • Formal Level Discipline within the past five years
    • Violation of Board Policy 3124.01. Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing Program
    • A finding by the Office of Professional Practices Services (FLDOE)


Program Guidelines:   

  • Interns will serve a full year administrative internship from August 2023- May 2024  
    • First placement- August 2023 through December 2023 (host sites TBD)  
    • Second placement- January 2024 through May 2024 (host site TBD, but will likely be a different school/ level)  
  • Selected administrative interns will be placed on a one-year leave, which will secure their instructional position at their current assigned cost center and the following will apply:  
    • Salary paid commensurate to their instructional salary (does not include stipends that you may receive) 
    • Commitment to a one-year assignment (not eligible to apply for AP positions during this time)  
    • Required to attend all trainings for Assistant Principals  
  • Upon successful completion of the administrative internship, candidates will be considered “eligible” to apply for AP positions  


Required Documentation to Apply:   

  • Submit completed application, principal recommendation and resume to Vaughnette Chandler at vchandle@pasco.k12.fl.us

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