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EES FAQs: How to develop a Student Success Plan

EES FAQs: How to develop a Student Success Plan

Our EES Joint Committee has compiled a list of FAQs to help you better assess students’ growth

With Student Success Plans (SSPs), teachers and administrators are given the flexibility to determine appropriate assessments and measures of student growth. So when and how should you implement them in your student evaluations? How do SSPs differ from SLOs?

  Friday, November 15, 2019  /  Number of views (360)
See the national touring play 'Legend of Koolau' at Doris Duke Theatre for $15

See the national touring play 'Legend of Koolau' at Doris Duke Theatre for $15

Educators receive $10 off tickets purchased over the phone to Nov. 23 and 24 shows

The historical drama is set on Kauai in 1893 after the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy. It is based on the true story of a cowboy named Kaluaikoolau as he fights to protect his family and community from a powerful rebel militia.

  Friday, November 15, 2019  /  Number of views (112)
Increasing hard-to-staff bonuses would ease Hawaii's teacher shortage crisis

Increasing hard-to-staff bonuses would ease Hawaii's teacher shortage crisis

The DOE needs to expand the complexes eligible and boost annual bonus amounts

The HSTA suggests significantly boosting the dollar amounts bonuses each year at locations plagued by a high percentage of unlicensed teachers, in geographically isolated complexes and where the combination of vacancies and emergency hires makes up more than 10 percent of the teaching force.

  Thursday, November 14, 2019  /  Number of views (1558)
More than 6,300 Hawaii teachers have been robbed of step pay increases

More than 6,300 Hawaii teachers have been robbed of step pay increases

They should be placed at a step that properly reflects their years of service, raising their pay by thousands a year

About half of the Hawaii State Teachers Association membership, more than 6,300 educators, are being paid thousands of dollars less a year by the state than they should because they were not given raises during tough economic times.

  Friday, November 08, 2019  /  Number of views (4420)
Kauai teacher discusses Hawaii's low wages, lack of affordability on PBS Hawaii

Kauai teacher discusses Hawaii's low wages, lack of affordability on PBS Hawaii

Sarah Tochiki of Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School shares the struggles of being a teacher in Hawaii's public school system

"I think our biggest export right now isn't pineapples. It's our most educated children who are moving to the mainland, and they know they can find better opportunities."

 

  Thursday, November 07, 2019  /  Number of views (431)
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