BEd Elementary Education

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Upon successful completion of this degree and submission of passing scores for the appropriate licensing tests, you will be recommended for initial teacher licensure to the Hawaii Teachers Standards Board (HTSB) to teach kindergarten through sixth grade (K-6) in  a general education classroom.

Elementary Education Career Information

K-6 teachers are typically responsible for the instruction of all core subject areas for a class of approximately 25 students and are expected to meet the academic, organizational, behavioral, and professional goals of highly qualified teachers in the United States. K-6 teachers help provide the early academic and social experiences that build a foundation for student success.

1 Degree, 5 Options

B.Ed. Elementary Education
• K-6 teachers are responsible for the instruction of all core subject areas.
• Help to provide the early academic and social experiences that build a foundation for student success.
Statewide Hybrid Program option available.

Details about additional options offered with the B.Ed Elementary degree can be found on the following pages:

B.Ed. Elementary and Early Childhood Education
• Prepares graduates to teach kindergarten through 6th grade AND students in preschool through 3rd grade.
• Learn how to adapt and individualize instruction in ways that are developmentally appropriate for younger children.

B.Ed. Elementary and Multilingual Learning
• Prepares graduates to teach kindergarten through 6th grade in general education classrooms AND English to speakers of other languages (ESOL).
• Learn how to apply strategies to teach multilingual learners, one of the fastest growing populations in schools.

B.Ed. Merged Exceptional Students and Elementary Education
• Prepares graduates to teach kindergarten through 6th grade in general education classrooms AND kindergarten through 6th grade in special education.
• This program is one of a small number of truly merged elementary and special education programs in the nation.

B.Ed. Blended Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education
• Prepares graduates to teach pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade in general education classrooms AND preschool through 3rd grade in special education.
• Statewide Hybrid Program option available.
• Applications accepted every other Fall semester.

 

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Elementary age students interacting with a teacher

Quick Facts

Credits:
120
HSTB Add A Field:
No
Teacher Licensure:
Yes
Online Classes:
Yes
Evening Classes:
No
Admissions:
Fall
Typical Length (Months):
48
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