Principal Interns

AWSP supports aspiring principals. We help new administrators develop skills in core areas ranging from time management and crisis planning to curriculum development and communication with key stakeholders.

State-Funded Intern Program

The Washington State Education Leadership Intern Program Grant provides funds to school districts for the partial release time of district employees participating in an administrative intern program. Learn more.

Professional Development

You don't have to be in the State-Funded Intern Program to take advantage of these great professional growth opportunities:

Welcome to Your Internship Workshop
Make the most of your principal internship with this free one-day workshop hosted by AWSP in July/August 2017. Get prepared to step into your new role as a school administrator. Learn more

Clear Risk Solutions/AWSP Building for Success Workshops
This three-part series covers ways to reduce risk and liability, student procedural rights, managing personnel issues, strengthening your internship experience, marketing yourself and more. Workshops will be held October 2017, January 2018 and March 2018. Learn more


AWSP supports interns and their mentors with a variety of resources:

  • Activities to maximize your internship

  • Advice from first-year principals

  • Ways to meet the WA Principal & Program Administrator Standards

Visit our Intern Resources page to see more resources.

For more information

Macy Bruhy | Professional Development & Marketing Coordinator | 800.562.6100