Monday, October 16 2017 11:55 AM

Preparation Programs

Hawaii Based Programs

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. When you contact a program, ask them which of the options below they offer:
Educator Preparation Program Accredited By
Brigham Young University-Hawaiʻi (BYU-H) Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Chaminade University Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Chaminade University: Behavioral Sciences (School Counseling) 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)


Disclaimer regarding out of state teacher education programs: 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.