School Library Connection


Contact Information

Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
ATTN: Licensing Section
650 Iwilei Road, Suite 268
Honolulu, HI 96817

Phone: (808) 586-2600 (Open Monday-Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Fax: (808) 586-2606
Skype: Email to set up a Skype appointment

Hawaii Department of Education:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes – Add-on only

Master's Degree Needed: Yes

Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: Yes, candidates need a score of 148 or above.

Other Testing Needed: No

Description: Hawaii offers a K-12 license for a School Librarian, and a Master's degree in Library and Information Science. All candidates must meet the School Librarian Performance Standards:

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

Criteria for eligibility for a licensure includes:


Reciprocity: Yes, through the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement. This can be found at: LMS Certification - School LIbrary Media Certification By State: Hawaii 0