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UH West Oahu Teacher Program Gets National Accreditation

·By civilbeat

The University of Hawaii — West Oahu‘s Education Division has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

The UH campus offers a Bachelor of Education degree with a concentration in elementary education. Students participate in more than 200 hours of field-based coursework and graduate after completing a 15-week, full-time professional student teaching semester, according to a press release.

About the council:

NCATE is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that helps establish high quality teacher preparation. The NCATE accreditation process establishes rigorous standards for teacher education programs, ensures that schools demonstrate