Skip to main content

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Teacher Education Building?

See Map.

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.