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Application for Student Teaching

Application Packet (pdf)

Students must formally apply for student teaching to obtain teacher licensing in Hawaii or their home country.

Please refer to the table below for application deadlines.

491: Pre-Student Teaching 492: Student Teaching Application Due Date
Fall 2024 Winter 2025 February 15, 2024
Winter 2025 Fall 2025 May 15, 2024

During student teaching practicums, students will be held to standards set by mutual agreement between the Teacher Education Program, the State of Hawaii Department of Education, the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board and government entities in other countries.

Teacher Practicum Criteria

  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher - No D's or F's on the transcript.
  • Completion of Math 100 or higher, English 101 (with a C- or higher).
  • A graduation plan on file with the Academic Advisor.
  • Successful completion of EDUC 212 (C- or higher).
  • A completed application packet, submitted to Melanie Afualo, Teacher Licensing Coordinator

Meeting all minimum standards does not guarantee admittance into a student teaching practicum.