2014 - 2015 Membership Form

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We Are HSTA

All Hawaii public school teachers can join HSTA and enjoy the many benefits of membership.

Membership to our Association is an investment in your career and your future. As a member, you get support for your interests as an educator.  Your membership helps all of us make gains for educators and for students by organizing for positive change in Hawaii’s public education by enhancing student learning that produces real results.  Being a member, you get benefits for your dues investment. Your benefits include representation at the local and national levels and direct services for you and your family.

HSTA membership is good for your professionally and personally.
National and local savings are available through:
NEA Member Benefits
ACCESS Card (Use the number on your HSTA membership card to login)
It pays to be a member - FREE Access Mobile App

MEMBERSHIP QUESTIONS?


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***HSTA MEMBER BENEFITS***

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ACCESS Savings


As a member, you deserve the best! HSTA Member Benefits programs help you make the most of your hard-earned income. Your HSTA membership card is your passport to savings and discounts on a world of products, services and programs, through online coupons for dozens of businesses in our communities or destinations.

YOUR HSTA MEMBERSHIP CARD is your ticket to discounts on merchandise, insurance, entertainment, travel, and personal legal services.
ACCESS your membership savings here:  http://www.memberweb.com/groups/8878/newLogin8878.asp  Login by using the number on your HSTA membership card.

NEA MEMBER BENEFITS


http://www.neamb.com/

NEA is committed to improving the lives of members and its substantial group buying power, NEA Member Benefits provides quality products and services that help with personal and financial needs of our members.  Your membership gives you access to exclusive programs that can help you achieve your personal and financial goals including insurance, loans, investments, and financial planning.

NEA Click & Save, the online discount buying service for NEA members, highlights select retailers and merchants each month. Stop by http://www.neamb.com/clickandsave every month to see the featured “Buy-lights” for that month.

RETIREMENT

Please contact the Employers Retirement System, (ERS) at 586-1735, or go to http://ers.ehawaii.gov/.

HSTA-Retired offers a retirement planning list called Nine Steps to Retirement . These helpful tips are based on retired teacher experiences.
http://www.hstaretired.org/happyretirement.php

HSTA VEBA Trust

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HSTA Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association Trust
Visit http://www.hstaveba.com

YOUR MEDICAL PLAN


Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF)
http://www.eutf.hawaii.gov
E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Oahu: (808) 586-7390
Toll Free: 1-800-295-0089
Fax: (808) 586-2161

CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS


Please contact your UniServ Director.


GRANTS AND AWARDS - NEA FOUNDATION


http://www.nea.org/grants/grantsawardsandmore.html

GOOD IDEA GRANT PROGRAM
Public Schools Foundation of Hawaii http://pshf.org/
The Public Schools Foundation of Hawaii raises funds to benefit all students in all public schools in Hawaii.  Our Good Idea Grant Program encourages innovation and academic excellence in Hawaii’s public schools.  Mini-grants are awarded to teachers and schools for innovative instructional ideas that will improve student learning.


CLASSROOM DONATIONS AND SUPPORT

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Local support
http://www.supportmyclass.org

Donors Choose
http://www.donorschoose.org/
Donors Choose connects public school teachers in need of classroom materials and other learning needs to corporations, foundations, and everyday people who can help them.

Knowledge and Resource Partners
http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/why-partner/

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Watch the HSTA Web site for listings of new programs and dates of course offerings like our popular Summer Internship Program and Classroom Management.
Contact IPD Specialist RJ Rodriguez for more information, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Professional Development (PD) Credits, contact the IMPD section at 586-4077, or go to https://pde3.k12.hi.us

HSTA Professional Development Web site:


http://www.neaacademy.org/hsta

National Board Certified Teacher


ADVANCING THE PROFESSION - Are you interested in the certification process?
National Board Certification is a voluntary credential. The certification process, which can take one to five years, involves a rigorous, performance-based, peer-review process requiring candidates to demonstrate mastery of knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for 21st-century success.

What is National Board Certification?
http://www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification
Candidate Center
http://www.nbpts.org/future-revision-national-board-certification

Hawaii National Board Certified Teachers

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Please join us by completing a membership form at: http://tinyurl.com/kjk6gob
We are also on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hsta.nbcts

(Posted April 27, 2013) http://www.heaed.com/
The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization governed by its members. HEA’s focus is to strengthen and support quality education for all through the enrichment and growth of future, current, and retired educators, as well as through acknowledgement of their contribution to the community.

HEA welcomes as members public and private school teachers, university and college personnel, educational administrators, retirees, and friends of education from all sectors of our local and national communities.  Annual membership dues for Active and Retired members are only $16 (for qualifying payroll or pension deductions), or $18 if paying by cash.  Associate members dues are $18.

HEA’s year-round activities include the award of scholarships, professional development programs for teachers, and programs designed to encourage young people to enter the teaching profession. Member benefits include insurance and discount purchase programs. A quarterly newsletter Accent Hawaii keeps HEA’s membership informed about the Association’s efforts.

JOIN HEA:
http://www.heaed.com/HEA_Joining.html


YOUR TEACHING LICENSE

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Contact the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board at 586-2600, or go to http://www.htsb.org/.

HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD CONTACT INFORMATION

General Information
Main Telephone Number

808.586.2600
Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM, excluding state holidays
Address

Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
650 Iwilei Rd, #201
Honolulu, Hi 96817
FAX Number

808.586.2606
Skype

Meet with us on Skype. Call 808.586.2617 to set up your appointment.
Additional Areas of Assistance
Licensing and License Renewal Questions

Phone: 808.586.2603 E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Professional Fitness Issues

Phone: 808.586.2619 E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NBPTS Questions

Phone: 808.586.2616 E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Institutions/Organizations Applying for SATEP

Phone: 808.586.2616 E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Administrative Office

Phone: 808.586.2605
Neighbor Islands

When calling from neighbor islands on a State of Hawaii telephone line (such as a DOE school), use the HATS system: dial the last five (5) digits of our telephone number for a toll free call. Ex.: to call the main number, dial 62600. The HATS system does not work from your home or cellular telephone.