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Preparation Programs

Hawaii Based Programs

Educator Preparation Program Accredited By
Brigham Young University-Hawaiʻi (BYU-H) Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Chaminade University Candidate for accreditation by Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Chaminade University: Behavioral Sciences Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Hawaiʻi Pacific University Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
iTeach Hawaiʻi National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Kahoʻiwai Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Ka Haka ʻUla o Ke‘elikolani College of Hawaiian Language Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Leeward Community College Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Teach For America Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
University of Hawaiʻi-Hilo Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
University of Hawaiʻi – West Oahu National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
University of Phoenix-Hawaiʻi National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Out of State Programs Registered in Hawaiʻi

Educator Preparation Program * Accredited By
Arkansas State University National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Western Governors University National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
* Disclaimer regarding other out of state teacher education programs not registered in Hawaiʻi: An individual may apply for a Hawaiʻi 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.

Hawaiʻi State Approved Teacher Education Programs (SATEP) provide candidates with multiple ways to demonstrate proficiency in teaching performance prior to program completion and recommendation for licensure. The table below indicates which method(s) are used. Please contact the Educator Preparation Program and be accepted into their program BEFORE taking a performance test (Option C).

Option A Option B Option C
Completion of student teaching, internship and/or residency as defined in program accreditation requirements. Demonstration of teaching proficiency through a combination of documented satisfactory work experience and observation by the SATEP. Work experience is defined as contracted long-term substitute teaching, serving as a Hawaii Department of Education emergency hire teacher, or working in private or other school settings that do not require licensing. Passing an HTSB approved performance assessment normed for Hawaii in combination with any other requirements determined by the SATEP.
  • edTPA passing score of 37
  • PPAT passing score of 40
  • Brigham Young University -Hawaiʻi
  • Chaminade University
  • Chaminade University: Behavioral Sciences
  • Kahoʻiwai
  • Kahuawaiola
  • Hawaiʻi Pacific University
  • iteach Hawaiʻi
  • Leeward Community College
  • Teach For America
  • University of Hawaiʻi – Hilo
  • University of Hawaiʻi – Manoa
  • University of Hawaiʻi – West Oahu
  • University of Phoenix – Hawaiʻi
  • Chaminade University
  • Kahuawaiola
  • Leeward Community College
  • University of Hawaiʻi-West Oahu
  • University of Phoenix – Hawaiʻi
  • Chaminade University
  • Leeward Community College
  • University of Hawaiʻi-West Oahu
  • University of Phoenix – Hawaiʻi
Programs may also offer preparation in other licensing fields. Please check with the preparation program for further information.