Students may work on their Plan A or B for their Masters at the same time as their capstone project. The two can overlap or be two separate projects. The Plan A or B should include more integration of what they’ve learned from their masters courses and may be a further expansion of their capstone … read more of If I am concurrently enrolled in Masters and Graduate certificate programs, what is the relationship between the two culminating projects (i.e. Plan A or B and Graduate certificate capstone)?
The two core courses are cohorted in the MMPP graduate certificate program: SLS 680U and EDCS 696. These courses are taken at the beginning and conclusion of the program, respectively. Cohorting these courses support the development of a professional learning community focused on place-based, culturally sustaining curriculum development, implementation, assessment, and evaluation. The organization of … read more of Is the MMPP a cohorted program?
Yes, our program is hybrid (online & Face-to-Face) so we welcome students from diverse geographic locations.
Yes. Courses are offered during the summer when the K-12 school session is on break. Classes are typically offered during the evening hours of 4:30 – 7pm, during one academic year and many are offered online.
Students need to check with their Reclassification Department Officer to find out if any course that they take advances them in their schedule. For teachers already in the DOE system in Hawai‘i, it depends on their field of expertise, their school assignment responsibilities, and principal approval. From the UH side, the course needs to be … read more of Do the courses that I take in the graduate certificate advance me in the HIDOE salary schedule?
You may pursue both graduate certificate and MEd-CS and/or MEd-SLS degrees if you fulfill the requirements for both.
While our students in the past have been able to apply the credits they earned in the program towards reclassification on the HI-DOE pay schedule, applicants need to check with their Reclassification Department Officer within the HI-DOE to confirm. Reclassification and/or advancement on the HI-DOE pay scale is not determined by the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa-College … read more of Do the courses that I take in EDCS count in advancing in the HI-DOE salary schedule?
Yes. The cost of applying for National Board Certification is not covered by the tuition for the program. Please refer to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website for information regarding National Board Certification: https://www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification/
The courses are designed to provide you with ongoing support and guidance to develop a NBC portfolio and to formally apply for NBC if you wish. Our faculty will continue to provide NBC supports for our graduates.
No. Applying for National Board Certification is optional. Students who choose not to apply for formally National Board Certification will create a mock-NBC portfolio for the plan b requirement.