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COE Master’s Student is the 2022 Hawaiʻi State Assistant Principal of the Year
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Philosophy, Sociology & History
Make informed and wise decisions about educational problems and policy issues by gaining an understanding of the socio-cultural, historical, international, philosophical, and political contexts of education.
Early Childhood Education
Help children PK-3 form a foundation for lifelong learning! The COE prepares new early childhood educators and offers graduate programs for continuing professional development.
Hawaiian & Place-based Ed
Connect learning with the community and students’ sense of place. The COE offers unique credit and non-credit, place-based programs for educators in areas such as ethnomathematics, sustainability, STEM and interdisciplinary education.
Interested in working with college students or doing research in higher education? Check out our graduate programs that focus on higher education!
Leadership, Admin & Policy
Take the next step in your journey as a leader! The COE is committed to developing local and global educational leaders, through a diverse array of graduate and professional development offerings.
Literacy & Curriculum
The COE is equipping teachers, researchers and specialists to advance the areas of literacy and curriculum. Our faculty invite you to join one of our many cutting-edge programs!
Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment
Do you want to develop skills in program evaluation, advanced statistics or psychometrics? Our COE faculty have the expertise to help you gain these valuable skills!
Multicultural & International Education
Do you want to support cultural, linguistic and social diversity in our schools? Or do you want to gain a global perspective on education? We invite you to explore our programs in multicultural, progressive and international education.
Special Education, Disability & Rehab
Are you interested in working with people with disabilities? Explore our programs in the areas of disability studies, rehabilitation science and special education.
Technology & STEM
These COE programs are designed to equip educators and other professionals to use the latest technologies and explore strategies in STEM education.
K-12 Instruction & Teacher Preparation
Teach what you love, love what you teach. We offer teacher preparation programs for those who want to become a licensed teacher, and many more for those already in the teaching profession!