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HSTA has serious concerns about HIDOE’s three-phase reopening plan

HSTA has serious concerns about HIDOE’s three-phase reopening plan

HSTA was not consulted nor notified prior to Friday’s announcement

HSTA was not consulted nor notified prior to Friday’s announcement, and learned of the developments alongside the public. HSTA has subsequently demanded impact bargaining with the employer as the changes would have ramifications on numerous parts of our current contract.

  Friday, August 7, 2020  /  Number of views (7205)
Informational sessions available for educators considering National Board certification

Informational sessions available for educators considering National Board certification

Learn about the resources, support, and financial incentives offered in Hawaii

The Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) and the National Board Candidate Support team is hosting four virtual informational sessions to provide an overview of the revised, teacher-friendly certification process that incorporates the latest research and best practices in teaching.

  Friday, August 7, 2020  /  Number of views (209)
HSTA advocates for 100% distance learning through at least 1st quarter

HSTA advocates for 100% distance learning through at least 1st quarter

Union also demands clear, written guidance, metrics for safe in-person instruction

HSTA President Corey Rosenlee said, “Hawaii can no longer pretend we are not in the middle of a pandemic and that somehow our keiki and our teachers are impervious to this virus. As teachers, we know how important education is, but we are most concerned about the lives of every one of our students. Online classwork cannot replace face-to-face learning, but it ensures that learning continues and that our keiki and our communities remain safe.”

  Friday, August 7, 2020  /  Number of views (2681)
Frequently asked questions relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) and schools

Frequently asked questions relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) and schools

Information is accurate as of our latest update and subject to change

The Hawaii State Teachers Association is working hard to ensure that our members' health and safety remain a priority, our contract and employment rights are preserved, and information is being communicated in an accurate and timely manner.

  Thursday, August 6, 2020  /  Number of views (22398)
HIDOE memos related to coronavirus (COVID-19)

HIDOE memos related to coronavirus (COVID-19)

A roundup of updates issued by the Hawaii State Department of Education

This page contains updates issued by the Hawaii State Department of Education related to coronavirus (COVID-19).

  Thursday, August 6, 2020  /  Number of views (10218)
NEA offers distance learning webinars

NEA offers distance learning webinars

Register for Preparing Your Distance Learning Classroom series

Join the National Education Association for a series of webinars designed to help you prepare your distance learning classroom.

  Wednesday, August 5, 2020  /  Number of views (69)
HSTA, HIDOE reach agreement on school calendar change

HSTA, HIDOE reach agreement on school calendar change

Read the joint contract interpretation, plus updated FAQs

HSTA and HIDOE reached agreement on a joint contract interpretation that accounts for the modifications needed to address the operational aspects of what was to be the first nine (9) student days of the school year.

  Tuesday, August 4, 2020  /  Number of views (2470)
HSTA offers 'Office Hours' online seminars for new educators

HSTA offers 'Office Hours' online seminars for new educators

Sessions will delve into requested topics such as contracts, benefits, debt and finances, and more

The Hawaii State Teachers Association is proud to offer Office Hours, a series of online seminars designed to educate and inform our new educators on a variety of topics.

  Tuesday, August 4, 2020  /  Number of views (1474)
HSTA offers guidance for teachers with health concerns during COVID-19

HSTA offers guidance for teachers with health concerns during COVID-19

Protection and support options for educators who may be at higher risk for severe illness

As COVID-19 is a new disease, there is limited information regarding risk factors and the research continues to evolve and change. Our FAQs are provided as a reference and should not be considered exhaustive as each individual's situation may differ.

  Tuesday, August 4, 2020  /  Number of views (10908)
Learn about estate planning from our partner Cades Schutte LLP

Learn about estate planning from our partner Cades Schutte LLP

Sign up for a Basic Estate Planning virtual session courtesy of our NEA Attorney Referral Program

Trusts and estates attorneys at Cades Schutte LLP are available to assist HSTA members and their families with basic estate planning, which includes drafting wills, revocable living trusts, powers of attorney, and advance health-care directives.

  Tuesday, August 4, 2020  /  Number of views (319)
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