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ERIC Number: EJ795729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0740-7874
Identifying the Ideal Administrator Mentor: Comparing Perceptions of North Carolina and Alabama Interns
Harrington, Sonja Y.; Gooden, John S.; Brown, Sidney L.
ERS Spectrum, v22 n2 p19-27 Spr 2004
An administrative internship is the capstone experience for educational leadership preparation programs. It is a time when interns, under the guidance of a seasoned mentor and university supervisor, are immersed in real-world activities. An important part of such placements is selecting the most qualified mentors. This study was designed to determine what interpersonal and professional characteristics and selection processes are perceived as important when selecting the ideal mentor. The findings indicate that Alabama and North Carolina interns differ very little when it comes to the best characteristics for identifying their ideal mentors. (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Alabama; North Carolina