Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Enhances Online Licensing Application

  Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Enhances Online Licensing Application

Business Wire

HONOLULU -- January 7, 2013

A release of a new version of Hawaii Teacher Standards Board’s online
application was deployed on November 5, 2012. The new version includes teacher
applications for a Provisional license and the ability of current licensees to
add teaching fields to their license. In addition, licensees who have a
Provisional license may now apply for Standard license online and all
licensees may save and print a PDF of their online application upon submitting
it to HTSB. The web address is http://m.hi.gov/htsb.

Previously, the online application permitted licensees to renew standard
license applications only. Other license types were available for application
in the paper form only.

This application was created in partnership with Hawaii Information Consortium
(the eHawaii.gov State portal and official website for the State of Hawaii).

About HTSB

In 1995 the State Legislature created the independent Hawaii Teacher Standards
Board (HTSB) to set licensing standards for Hawaii public school teachers,
school librarians and school counselors. Professional Educators must meet
these standards in order to qualify for a Hawaii license. The mission is to
collaboratively set high teacher licensing and credentialing standards to:
provide every child with qualified teachers, promote professionalism and
teaching excellence, build public confidence in the teaching profession, and
provide more accountability to the public.

About ehawaii.gov

Hawai‘i’s official Internet portal, http://www.eHawaii.gov, is managed by
Hawai‘i Information Consortium, LLC, a Hawai‘i corporation and wholly owned
subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV). Hawai‘i Information
Consortium works with Hawai‘i state and county government agencies to enable
them to conduct state business online and improve public access to government
information.

About NIC

NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government
websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The
company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase
efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the
country. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more
than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional
information is available at http://www.egov.com.

Note to Editors: For more information, please contact Russell Castagnaro,
Hawaii Information Consortium, 808-695-4615, russell@ehawaii.gov, or Lynn
Hammonds, 808-586-2605, Hawaii Teacher Standards Board.

Contact:

eHawaii.gov - Hawaii's State Internet Portal
Russell Castagnaro, 808-695-4615
General Manager
russell@ehawaii.gov
or
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
Lynn Hammonds, 808-586-2605
Executive Director
 
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