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Leeward Community College’s teacher education program gets national recognition

  • COURTESY OF ELYSE BUTLER
                                Christina Keaulana, second from left, special­-education coordinator and instructor in Leeward Community College’s teacher education program, meets with a focus group including Bruce Moku (in red shirt), an educational assistant who is working toward his teacher’s license.

    COURTESY OF ELYSE BUTLER

    Christina Keaulana, second from left, special­-education coordinator and instructor in Leeward Community College’s teacher education program, meets with a focus group including Bruce Moku (in red shirt), an educational assistant who is working toward his teacher’s license.

  • COURTESY JAYSEN MANUIA
                                Hilo resident Jaysen Manuia just earned his credential as a special-education teacher through Leeward’s online program, which is attracting more Native Hawaiian men to the profession. His wife, Janna, an educational assistant, also enrolled in the teacher education program this summer.

    COURTESY JAYSEN MANUIA

    Hilo resident Jaysen Manuia just earned his credential as a special-education teacher through Leeward’s online program, which is attracting more Native Hawaiian men to the profession. His wife, Janna, an educational assistant, also enrolled in the teacher education program this summer.

Leeward Community College is trying to tackle the teacher shortage by offering flexible, affordable paths into the profession that are designed for Hawaii’s working people. Read more

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