In preparing to be an educational leader, you will observe and participate in various professional events and activities throughout your program of study. Allocate at least 1 hour in the field to support this field experience. Collaborate with your principal mentor to prepare for these experiences by discussing the following topics: Overview of the program, including courses, field experience hours, and PSEL standards Candidate expectations Mentor expectations Field experience planning/internship planning (if applicable) and mapping out any problematic concerns due to the time of year (i.e., holiday breaks and summer vacation) Strategic planning for any breaks to meet course requirements (i.e., if principal mentor is on vacation identify who you can collaborate with to meet requirements/experiences) Networking opportunities within your community to enhance your experience Complete a 150-250 word reflection on your field experience. Incorporate one or more PSEL standards in your reflection. While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and PSEL standards should be referenced using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.