Myron B. Thompson Academy's

College & Career Website

Welcome to the College & Career website for the Myron B. Thompson Academy (MBTA) a New Century Public Charter School, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), providing blended and interactive virtual instruction to grades K-12.  

This website provides resources supporting our 9th - 11th grades Career Academic Planning (CAP) and 12th grade Personal Transition Plan (PTP) courses.  All courses utilize Maia Learning, an all-inclusive platform for college and career planning, with blended instruction through the Canvas Learning Management System, driven by the PowerSchool information system, Google Workspace tools and virtual meetings via Zoom.  Access to these sites are monitored in order to provide a safe and secure learning environment for students in accordance with HIDOE's online educational services outlined in the Technology Responsible Use Form (TRUF) agreement.

MBTA’s College & Career Center is supported by the following staff:

Jacey Waterhouse

College & Career Counselor


Responsible for college applications, FAFSA & scholarships

Connie Nakasone

Secondary Counselor Grades 8-12


Responsible for schedule changes, Dual Credit and AP courses

Derek Lau

Testing Coordinator & Secondary Counselor Grade 7


Responsible for scheduling all testing and transitioning 7th graders to the secondary program

Chris Sumiye



Responsible for official transcripts



MBTA’s physical location is in the heart of urban Honolulu in the historic Laniakea Building, across from Iolani Palace.

Myron B. Thompson Academy

1040 Richards Street, Suite 220  Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: 808-441-8000

Fax: 808-683-7062

Office hours: 8:00am - 2:30pm (Appointment is needed)


MBTA                                         RANKED #1 HIGH SCHOOL        IN  HAWAII                                        BY  HONOLULU  MAGAZINE APRIL 2020