Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Teacher Education Building?
Do I have to take a test to be a teacher?
Students pursuing a Hawaii teacher license must pass the Praxis® Subject Assessments test for the licensure area being sought BEFORE the beginning of student teaching. These tests measure general and subject-specific content knowledge that you need for beginning teaching. For international students, these tests are usually not required.
How does a person get a teacher's license?
The Teacher Education Program primarily prepares elementary and secondary preservice teachers for the public-school classroom in the state of Hawaii and several countries within BYUH's target area. Details can be found on our Teacher Licensing Page.