ERIC Number: ED331159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
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A Comprehensive Evaluation of Kentucky's Beginning Principal Intern Program.
Richardson, M. D.; Prickett, R. L.
In 1985 the Kentucky General Assembly passed a comprehensive educational reform package including provisions for the Kentucky Beginning Principal's Intern Program (KBPIP). Evaluating the KBPIP involved three phases: identification of research goals, objectives, and data collection instruments; collection of data from participants; and dissemination of data and results. Thirty-six first-year intern principals were interviewed to gather data regarding the intern principal, the strengths and weaknesses of the committee structure, and the program's impact on the intern principal, and to develop comparative data for future planning. Preliminary findings indicate that the KBPIP is a successful program as perceived by both intern principals and committee members. Recommendations include mandatory training sessions for committee members and required internships for all new principals and assistant principals. Forty-two tables delineate demographic variables of respondents and their answers to survey questions. (EJS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Chicago, IL, April 3-7, 1991).