Upon successful completion of this certificate, you will be recommended for initial teacher licensure to the Hawai`i Teachers Standards Board (HTSB) to teach students in special education (PK-3, K-6, 7-12) with a Mild/Moderate or Severe/Autism specialization.
Class Type, License, & Certification
Statewide Program (online/hybrid format): This program is for those who already have a Bachelor’s Degree but wish to obtain their teaching license in special education. Upon completion of this certificate, you will be recommended for initial teacher licensure in special education (Pk–3, K–6, or 6–12) with a Mild/Moderate or Severe/Autism specialization. Possibility to teach in an appropriate special education setting while in the program, upon department approval.
Coursework Total Credits: 31
|Core Courses||Mild/Moderate Program:
Graduates can become special education teachers of children with disabilities according to their program emphasis (Mild/Moderate or Severe/Autism). Graduates can also seek employment opportunities in child-serving nonprofit agencies serving children with disabilities (ie. Easter Seals).