Successful operation of an education institution requires competent administration. Administrators provide direction, leadership, and day-to-day management of educational activities in schools and other education institutions. The purpose of this competition is to learn more about education administration careers through job shadowing and interviewing a current education administrator.
Some common education administration jobs include the following:
School District Administrator
Contestants will select one education administrator that works within their school district or local college or university and will receive permission from the administrator to job shadow him/her for a total of eight hours. The eight hours are not expected to be consecutive; rather they are accumulated over a period of several days or weeks and occur when the administrator is actively engaged in his/her work.
Contestants will complete and submit when registering for the competition, the following two career exploration
Administrator’s Verification Form
Contestants will also create a PowerPoint or Prezi presentation no shorter than five minutes and no longer than seven minutes that will be presented on-site to a panel of judges, followed by a discussion featuring questions from judges.
More details can be found below:
Exploring Education Administration