How to Apply

The next opportunity to apply for this program will be for Summer 2023 admissions. Please complete the Request More Info form to be notified when applications open.

Summer 2023 Enrollment

Applications Open: December 1, 2022

Application Deadline: February 1, 2023

How to Apply

Go to makalei.coe.hawaii.edu

  • Degree: College Certificate
  • Program: Reading Interventionist Program
  • Select Program Options
    • Verify everything is correct:
      • Summer 2023
      • National Certification
      • Reading Interventionist
      • Online/Hybrid
      • < Select your Island >
  • Complete Admission Checklist
    • Apply to Outreach College (free)
      • Use: ochelp@hawaii.edu as the recipient for the UH file drop.
      • Note: Admitted candidates will also need to submit an official UHM application ($70-$100) and submit official transcripts. Information for completing the UHM application will be provided after notification of admittance.
    • Cumulative GPA (Minimum = 2.5)
    • Submitted Transcripts
      • Upload unofficial copy of your transcripts (most recent degree). You will need to send official copies of transcripts if accepted into the program. More information will be provided after notification of admittance.
    • Video Recorded Responses & Essay
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
      • You need to include the name, email, phone number, and relationship for your two references. They will automatically be emailed a link where they can upload your letter of recommendation for you. Once their information has been inputted, you can check the box and submit. 
      • One letter must be from your principal or direct supervisor if employed at the district level. Please share this Principal/Direct Supervisor Agreement and Letter of Recommendation Form with your recommender and then upload it within your application.
      • Your second letter can be from anyone else of your choosing that would be able to attest to your experiences, qualifications, and ability to complete this program.
    • HTSB License in Special Education: Upload copy
    • Prior Post-Secondary Program Enrollment
      • Confirm if you have ever been dismissed from a prior program

If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact spedinfo@hawaii.edu.