Haw. Code R. § 16-99-104 - Criteria for certification of a continuing education instructor

Current through February, 2022

(a) Every continuing education provider shall determine that each instructor evidences an ability to teach and command knowledge of the subject matter of the course and shall certify to the commission on a form prescribed by the commission that each instructor has met the commission requirements.
(b) A continuing education instructor evidences an ability to teach by possessing:
(1) A bachelor's degree or higher in education;
(2) A current teaching designation from an organization recognized by the commission;
(3) A current teaching credential;
(4) A full-time current appointment to the faculty of an accredited institution of higher education;
(5) Three years of full-time teaching in any field. "Three years of full-time teaching" may have been accumulated over a period exceeding three years;
(6) A certificate of completion from a special real estate instructor institute approved by the commission; or
(7) Other experience or credentials as the commission may approve.
(c) A continuing education instructor evidences a command knowledge of the subject matter of the course by:
(1) Possessing a bachelor's degree or higher from an institution of higher education accredited by the USDOE with a major in a field of study directly related to the subject matter of the continuing education course;
(2) Possessing a bachelor's degree or higher from an institution of higher education accredited by the USDOE and five years of real estate experience directly related to the subject matter of the continuing education course;
(3) Practicing as a licensed attorney for at least three years in an area directly related to the subject matter of the continuing education course;
(4) Serving an appointment to the real estate or any other faculty of an institution accredited by the USDOE in an area directly related to the subject matter of the continuing education course;
(5) Possessing a documented combination of: three years of experience directly related to the subject matter of the continuing education course; substantial participation in the development of real estate curriculum or courses at a knowledge and skill level beyond professional entry; substantial participation in the teaching of real estate courses directly related to the subject matter of the continuing education course at a knowledge and skill level beyond professional entry, including but not limited to substantial participation in teaching or development of seminars, workshops, educational training courses offered at any state accredited institution of learning, or at any college or university accredited by the USDOE, or at any real estate office; or
(6) Possessing other experience or credentials as the commission may approve.
(d) Any individual meeting the criteria for approval as a continuing education instructor, may not be certified by the provider if the individual has been:
(1) Disciplined by the commission of any state or by any licensing regulatory body for fraud, misrepresentation, or deceit in connection with the sale, purchase, exchange, or property management of any interest in real estate or for any other conduct substantially related to the practice or profession of real estate;
(2) Convicted of a crime which substantially relates to the profession of teaching or to the practice or profession of real estate; or
(3) Determined to have scored below the minimum requirements as established by the commission, which may include a standardized student evaluation rating.
(e) The commission may require that each instructor complete an instructor's workshop as approved by the commission prior to teaching in each biennium.
(f) "Command knowledge" as used in this section means an understanding, application, evaluation, and synthesis of the body of knowledge in connection with the continuing education course at a level past professional entry.

Notes

Haw. Code R. § 16-99-104
[Eff and comp 2/25/91; am and comp 5/21/01] (Auth: HRS §§ 467-4, 467-4.5, 467-11.5) (Imp: HRS §§ 467-4.5, 467-11.5) Am and Comp 12/19/2016

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