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Elementary Education Program Homepage

Aloha and welcome to the Elementary Education Program (EEP) website.  You have landed on the front page of the site where we encourage you to visit frequently for the most up-to-date information and announcements.

The Elementary Education Program (EEP) is part of the Institute for Teacher Education (ITE), College of Education (COE), at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM). All BEd teacher candidates pursuing an initial license in any elementary area, including dual license candidates in early childhood education, special education, and multilingual learner education, are part of the EEP.


  • Navigation through this website can be found on the left sidebar.
  • Links to other pages within this site and outside of it will appear as underlined text.
  • Common links and other internal/external links can be found on the right sidebar (if present).

For our newly admitted teacher candidates: You have been given access to ur Welcome Website in the summer prior to the start of your Fall semester that houses all the important checklists and forms you will need access to successfully start the school year.

For continuing teacher candidates: Informational and fillable forms, etc., can be found under the Documents and Forms page on the left sidebar. Important program-wide announcements can also be found on the left sidebar.

For our mentor teachers and principals: You can learn more about our partnership program by going to our Information for Mentor Teachers and Partner Schools page.

Important contact information for the eep program
Office of Student Academic Services 956-7849 osas@hawaii.edu

Kristen Yamamoto

956-4154 kk29@hawaii.edu
EEP Director:                                         

A. Kuʻulei Serna

956-4412 kserna@hawaii.edu
EEP Statewide Program Coordinator:                                         

Rayna Fujii

956-4409 rayfujii@hawaii.edu
ITE Partnership and Placement Coordinator:                                         

Aaron Levine

956-0726 alevine@hawaii.edu
ITE Support Specialist:                                         

Adam Tanare Jr.

956-0724 itega@hawaii.edu
EEP Fax Number 956-7191  
*Contact information for ALL EEP faculty can be found in the Contact Information section found under the Welcome tab on the left navigational sidebar.