Preparation Programs

Current Hawaii Based Programs

  1. Brigham Young University-Hawaii (BYU-H) Candidate for TEAC Accreditation
  2. Chaminade University Candidate for TEAC Accreditation
  3. Chaminade University: Behavioral Sciences Candidate for TEAC Accreditation
  4. Kaho’iwai (formerly Hālau Wānana) Nationally Accredited by TEAC through June, 2018
  5. Hawaii Pacific University Nationally accredited by TEAC through June, 2019
  6. iteach Hawaii Nationally Accredited by NCATE through December, 2018
  7. Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Ka Haka ‘Ula o Ke‘elikolani College of Hawaiian Language
  8. Leeward Community College Candidate for TEAC Accreditation
  9. Teach For America Candidate for TEAC Accreditation
  10. University of Hawai‘i-Hilo Candidate for TEAC Accreditation
  11. University of Hawaii at Manoa Nationally accredited by NCATE through Fall, 2021
  12. University of Hawai‘i – West Oahu Nationally Accredited by NCATE through Fall, 2019
  13. University of Phoenix-Hawai‘i Nationally accredited by NCATE through Fall, 2016

Programs may also offer preparation in other licensing fields. Please check with the preparation program for further information.

Out of State Programs Registered in Hawaii:

  1. Arkansas State University Nationally Accredited by NCATE through Fall, 2017
  2. Western Governors University Nationally Accredited by NCATE through Spring, 2018
Disclaimer regarding other out of state teacher education programs not registered in Hawaii: An individual may apply for a Hawaii license after completing a State Approved Teacher Education Program in another state. This includes online and “alternative route” programs. It is the individual’s responsibility to seek confirmation in writing from the out of state preparation program and their state licensing agency that the program in which they enroll leads to a teaching license in the program’s home state.

Teacher Education Preparation Programs with Offices on Hawaii Military Bases for Military and their Spouses:

  1. Chaminade University

Hawaii Based Programs

Brigham Young University-Hawai‘i (BYU-H)


55-220 Kulanui Street, #1954
Laie, HI 96762

Website address: http://soe.byuh.edu/

Contact Information: http://soe.byuh.edu/faculty

Brigham Young University Approval 2007

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Traditional Undergraduate Program with Full State Approval through December 2015
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • English (6-12)
  • CTE-Business (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Music (7-12)
  • Physical Education (6-12)
  • Spanish (6-12)
  • Special Education, Mild/Moderate (K-12)
  • Special Education, Severe/Profound (K-12)
  • Art (6-12)
  • TESOL (6-12)
Traditional Post-Baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through December 2015
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • English (6-12)
  • CTE-Business (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Music (6-12)
  • Physical Education (6-12)
  • Spanish (6-12)
  • Special Education, Mild/Moderate (K-12)
  • Special Education, Severe/Profound (K-12)
  • Art (6-12)
  • TESOL (6-12)
Alternative Post-Baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through December 2015
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • English (6-12)
  • CTE-Business (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Music (6-12)
  • Physical Education (6-12)
  • Spanish (6-12)
  • Special Education, Mild/Moderate (K-12)
  • Special Education, Severe/Profound (K-12)
  • Art (6-12)
  • TESOL (6-12)

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Chaminade University


3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, Hi 96816-1578

Website Address: http://www.chaminade.edu/education

Contact Information: http://www.chaminade.edu/department-staff/education

Chaminade Unit Review Report 2009

Chaminade SATE Approval 2009

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Traditional Undergraduate Program with Full State Approval through December  31, 2017
  • English (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Special Ed-Mild/Moderate (K-12)
  • Elementary (K-6)
  • Elementary (K-6)/Special Education Mild/Moderate (K-12) Dual Licensure Program
Traditional Post-Baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through December 2016
  • English (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Special Ed-Mild/Moderate (K-12)
  • Elementary (K-6)
  • Elementary (K-6)Special Education Mild/Moderate (K-12) Dual Licensure Program
  • Early Childhood Education (PK-3)
  • Early Childhood Education (PK-K)
Traditional Master’s Program with Full State Approval through December 2016
  • English (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Special Ed-Mild/Moderate (K-12)
  • Elementary (K-6)
  • Elementary (K-6)Special Education Mild/Moderate (K-12) Dual Licensure Program
  • Early Childhood Education (PK-3)
  • Early Childhood Education (PK-K)

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Chaminade University: Behavioral Sciences Division


3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, Hi 96816-1578

Website Address: http://www.chaminade.edu/behavioral science

Contact Information: http://www.chaminade.edu/department-staff/behavioral-sciences

Chaminade Unit Review Report 2009

Chaminade SATE Approval 2009

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Traditional Master’s Program with Full State Approval through December 2016
  • School Counselor (K-12)

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Kaho’iwai (formerly Hālau Wānana)


P.O.Box 6511
Kamuela, Hawaii 96743

Website Address: www.kahoiwai.kalo.org

Contact Information: http://kahoiwai.kalo.org/apps/contact/

Kaho’iwai SATE Approval 2013

TEAC IBP Audit Report 2013

TEAC IBP

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Alternative Post-baccalaureate Program with full State Approval until June 24, 2018
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Hawaiian Studies (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • English (6-12)

 

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Hawaii Pacific University


1188 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Website Address: http://www.hpu.edu/education

Contact Information: http://www.hpu.edu/education

Hawaii Pacific University SATE Approval 2013

TEAC Audit Report

TEAC Inquiry Brief Proposal

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Traditional Undergraduate, Post-baccalaureate and Master’s Program with Provisional Approval through June 2019
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
Alternative Master’s Program with Full State Approval through December 2015
  • English (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science(6-12)
  • Social Studies
  • World Languages (6-12)

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iteach HAWAII


PO BOX 1626
Denton, Texas 76202

Website Address: http://iteach.net/states/hawaii/

Contact Information: http://iteach.net/contact-us/

iteach Hawaii Approval 2012

iteachHawaii NCATE Report 2013

iteach 2013 NCATE Institutional Report

 iteachHAWAII Program Approval 2014: Special Education, Elementary Education and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Alternative Post-baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through December 2018
  • Elementary Education K-6
  • English (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science(6-12)
  • World Languages (6-12)
  • Physical Education (K-6)
  • Physical Education (6-12)
  • Physical Education (K-12)
  • Health (K-6)
  • Health (6-12)
  • Health (K-12)
  • Special Education PK-3, K-6, 6-8, 6-12, K-12, P-12
  • TESOL PK -3, K-6, 6-8, 6-12, K-12

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Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Ka Haka ‘Ula o Ke‘elikolani College of Hawaiian Language


200 West Kawili Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Website Address: http://www.olelo.hawaii.edu/kwo

Contact Information: http://hilo.hawaii.edu/catalog/kahuawaiola-indigenous-teacher-education-program.html

Approval 2009

Kahuawaiola_Program_Report 2009

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Alternative Post-Baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through December 31, 2017
  • Hawaiian Language Immersion (P-12)
  • Hawaiian Language Immersion (K-6)
  • Hawaiian Language Immersion (P-3)
  • Hawaiian Language (6-12)
  • Hawaiian Studies (6-12)
  • Elementary Education (K-6)

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Leeward Community College


96-045 Ala ‘Ike
Pearl City, HI 96782

Website Address: http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/aat

Contact Information: http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/aat

Leeward Community College Unit Review Report 2012

Leeward Community College Approval of Career and Technical Education 2012

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Alternative Post-baccalaureate Program with Provisional State Approval through December 2015
  • CTE Arts and Communications (6-12)
  • CTE Business (6-12)
  • CTE Health Services (6-12)
  • CTE Industrial and Engineering Technology (6-12)
  • CTE Natural Resources (6-12)
  • CTE Public and Human Services (6-12)

Teach For America


500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Suite 3-400
Honolulu, HI 96813

Website Address: http://www.teachforamerica.org/where-we-work/hawaii

Contact Information: http://www.teachforamerica.org/contact-us

Teach for America Unit Review Report 2011

Teach for America Approval 2011

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Alternative Post-baccalaureate Program with Provisional State Approval through June 2016
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • English (6-12)
  • World Languages (6-12)

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University of Hawaii-Hilo


200 West Kawili Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Website Address: http://hilo.hawaii.edu/depts/education/MasterofArtsinTeaching.php

Contact Information: http://hilo.hawaii.edu/depts/education/

University of Hawaii-Hilo Approval 2016

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Alternative Post-Baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through December 31, 2016
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Art (6-12)
  • English (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Physical Education (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (includes Hawaiian Studies) (6-12)

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University of Hawaii at Manoa


1776 University Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96822

Office of Student Academic Services (OSAS)

Phone: (808) 956-7915
Email: OSAS@hawaii.edu

Website Address: https://coe.hawaii.edu/

Contact Information: https://coe.hawaii.edu/measuring-our-success

 

Library and Information Science Program:

Website Address: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/graduate/content/library-and-information-science

Contact Information: http://www.catalog.hawaii.edu/schoolscolleges/arts-sciences/departments/lis.htm

UH Manoa Accreditation Action Report 2014

University of Hawaii-Manoa Program Approval 2013: Hawaiian Language

University of Hawaii-Manoa Program Approval 2013: Hawaiian Language Immersion

University of Hawaii-Manoa Program Approval 2013: Visual Arts Educator

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Traditional Undergraduate Program with Full State Approval through December 31, 2021
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Elementary Education (K-6) and Early Childhood Education (PK-3) (Dual Preparation)
  • Elementary Education (K-6) and Special Education (PK-3, K-6) (Dual Preparation)
  • English (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Physical Education (K-6)
  • Physical Education (6-12)
  • Physical Education (K-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • World Language (6-12)
Alternative Post-baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through December 31, 2021
  • English (6-12)
  • TESOL (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Art (6-12)
  • Physical Education (K-6)
  • Physical Education (6-12)
  • Physical Education (K-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Special Education, Mild/Moderate Disabilities (PK-3)
  • Special Education, Mild/Moderate Disabilities (K-6)
  • Special Education, Mild/Moderate Disabilities (6-12)
  • Special Education, Severe/Autism (PK-3)
  • Special Education, Severe/Autism (K-6)
  • Special Education, Severe/Autism (6-12)
  • Special Education, Deaf/Hard of Hearing (PK-3)
  • Special Education, Deaf/Hard of Hearing (K-12)
  • World Language (6-12)
Alternative Master of Education in Teaching (MEdT) with Full State Approval through December 31, 2021
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • English (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Hawaiian Language Immersion (K-12)
  • Hawaiian Language (6-12)

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University of Hawaii – West Oahu


91-1000 Farrington Hwy
Kapolei, HI 96707

Website Address: http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/academics/degrees-and-certificates/

Contact Information: http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/academics/academic-advising/

University of Hawaii-West Oahu SATE Approval 2013

Iniversity of Hawaii-West Oahu NCATE Report 2013

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Traditional Baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through Fall, 2019
  • Elementary Education for (K-6)
Traditional Baccalaureate Program with Provisional State Approval through December 2015
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-8)
  • English (6-12)
  • English (6-8)

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University of Phoenix-Hawaii


University Center
828 Fort StreetMall
Honolulu, HI 96813

Website Address: www.phoenix.edu/teachersmatter

Contact Information: www.phoenix.edu/teachersmatter

UofP Institutional Report 2014

UofP Accreditation Action Report 2014_

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Traditional Undergraduate Program with Provisional State Approval through December 31, 2017
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
Traditional Master’s Program with Full State Approval through December 31, 2017
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • English (6-12)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Studies (6-12)
  • Special Education (K-12)
  • Special Education (K-6)
  • Special Education (6-12)

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Preparation Programs Offered in Hawaii by Out of State Programs Registered with HTSB

These Programs lead to licensure in the institutions home state and may also be used to apply for a Hawaii license.

Arkansas State University


P. O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Website Address: http://degree.astate.edu

Contact Information: http://degree.astate.edu

Alternative Master’s Program with Full State Approval through Fall 2017
  • Special Education (PK-3)
  • Special Education (6-12)

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Western Governors University


4001 South 700 East , Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 8410

Website Address: http://www.wgu.edu/education/online_teaching_degree

Contact Information: http://sh.wgu.edu/articles/StudentHandbook/1003

Traditional Undergraduate Program with Full State Approval through Spring 2018

  • Early Childhood Education (PK-3)
  • Elementary Education (K-8)
  • Special Education (Dual Licensure in Elementary Education and Special Education)
  • Mathematics (6-8)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-8)
  • Science (6-12)

Alternative Post-baccalaureate Program with Full State Approval through Spring 2018

  • Elementary Education (K-8)
  • Mathematics (6-8)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-8)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Science (6-12)

Alternative Master’s Program with Full State Approval through Spring 2018

  • Elementary Education (K-8)
  • Mathematics (6-8)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Science (6-8)
  • Science (6-12)
  • Social Science (6-12)
  • Special Education (K-12)
  • TESOL (PreK-3)
  • TESOL (K-6)
  • TESOL (6-8)
  • TESOL (6-12)
  • TESOL (K-12)

Teacher Education Preparation Programs with Offices on Hawaii Military Bases for Military and their Spouses:

Chaminade University


3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, Hi 96816-1578

Website Address: https://www.chaminade.edu/pace/military

Contact Information: aeop-edadvisor@chaminade.edu

Base Offices

  • Schofield Barracks
  • Joint Base Pearl Harbor/Hickam
  • Sand Island Coast Guard (by appt)
  • Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii
  • Camp Smith (by appt)
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
  • Ft. Shafter Flats Army Reserve (Wed 11-1)

Preparation Programs & License Fields

Undergraduate Programs

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

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