HSTA is committed to providing you with helpful resources for teaching, learning and professional development.

Questions About…

Reclassification, call the Teacher Reclassification Section of the DOE Office of Human Resources. You can reach them at 586-3649.

Payroll, check first with your timekeeper or SASA, who can then refer you to the proper person at the DOE Payroll Department.

Professional Development (PD) Credits, contact the IMPD section at 586-4077, or go to

Your teaching license, etc., contact the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board at 586-2600, or go to

Leaves:  sick leave; leave without pay; leave with pay, family leave, return rights following a leave, etc., you need to contact the SASA at your school, or your district’s Personnel Regional Officer. You can also find information on leaves in the School Code, the 5000 series. Check your school library for a copy.

Hawaii State Government, go to

Hawaii State Legislature—links to e-mail, how to track a bill, etc., go to

Department of Education, and links to other schools, go to

Board of Education, and links to e-mail, etc., go to

Board of Education meeting notices
How to submit testimony:



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:  Login by using the number on your HSTA membership card.

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

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.

RETIREMENT, please contact the Employers Retirement System, (ERS) at 586-1735, or go to

HSTA VEBA Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association Trust

Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF)
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.

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Public Schools Foundation of Hawaii
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.


Local support

Donors Choose
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

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

(Posted April 27, 2013)
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.


YOUR TEACHING LICENSE,contact the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board at 586-2600, or go to


General Information
Main Telephone Number

Office Hours

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

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


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 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Professional Fitness Issues

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

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

Phone: 808.586.2616 Email: .(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.

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