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Teachers reunite at HSTA's 2019 summer leadership training

Teachers reunite at HSTA's 2019 summer leadership training

SLT allows members to connect and, for some, reunite

Heading into this week's summer leadership training, Kaimuki High School teacher Jade Pham says she was "super excited about being involved with HSTA and growing closer to my colleagues who are passionate about advocating for teachers and students." She didn't expect her first-grade teacher from Palolo Elementary, Suanne Kim, to be one of them!

  Thursday, July 25, 2019  /  Number of views (1132)
Hawaii teacher advocates for Southeast Asian Americans at national conference

Hawaii teacher advocates for Southeast Asian Americans at national conference

SEARAC aims to empower Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese American communities

McKinley High School teacher Shaun Kamida recently attended SEARAC's 20th annual Leadership and Advocating Training and shares his experience with us.

  Friday, July 19, 2019  /  Number of views (636)
DOE allows walk-ins for Special Education Summer Conference 2019

DOE allows walk-ins for Special Education Summer Conference 2019

Enrich your skills, gain resources and improve practices for working with students with disabilities

It’s not too late to join the DOE for this summer’s Hawaii State Special Education (HSSE) Conference, “Together For Our Keiki," which takes place July 15 through 25 at various statewide sites.

  Monday, July 15, 2019  /  Number of views (3327)
HSTA leaders, members join national protest against federal immigration detention camps

HSTA leaders, members join national protest against federal immigration detention camps

Hundreds gather at Hawaii State Capitol as part of national vigil

HSTA members will join hundreds of others July 12 at the state Capitol to protest inhumane conditions faced by refugees at federal immigration detention facilities.

  Monday, July 15, 2019  /  Number of views (810)
He's back! Waimanalo teacher returns from Arctic 'wonderland'

He's back! Waimanalo teacher returns from Arctic 'wonderland'

Here are some scenes and stories from his adventures

Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School teacher Blade Shepherd-Jones is back from the trip of a lifetime and eager to share his experience with us!

  Friday, July 12, 2019  /  Number of views (822)
Math teachers: Learn new skills and earn a stipend

Math teachers: Learn new skills and earn a stipend

Sign up today for a virtual workshop about data analysis and more

Learn new ways to work actuarial skills in to your math curriculum, and get paid while you're at it!

  Thursday, July 11, 2019  /  Number of views (685)
Maui NEA RA delegate pushes through judicial code of conduct amendment

Maui NEA RA delegate pushes through judicial code of conduct amendment

Delegates also back 100% college loan forgiveness for educators

The Kamehameha III Elementary teacher and Maui NEA RA delegate tried for four years to get a legislative amendment approved supporting a judicial code of conduct for the justices of the Supreme Court.

  Thursday, July 11, 2019  /  Number of views (868)
Hawaii teachers celebrate vote to acknowledge native people at NEA

Hawaii teachers celebrate vote to acknowledge native people at NEA

'It's super important as Kanaka Maoli to show that respect and honor.'

New Business Item (NBI) 64 proposed: "At the beginning of all NEA convenings, NEA will acknowledge the native people of whom this land originated." It passed without opposition.

  Sunday, July 07, 2019  /  Number of views (1220)
Hawaii teachers question candidates during national presidential forum

Hawaii teachers question candidates during national presidential forum

10 candidates take part in NEA Strong Public Schools 2020 Presidential Forum

Ten candidates sat down with NEA President Lily Eskelsen García and answered questions submitted by NEA members, including two teachers from Hawaii. 

  Saturday, July 06, 2019  /  Number of views (1604)
HSTA applauds governor's intent to veto bill on e-cigarettes in schools

HSTA applauds governor's intent to veto bill on e-cigarettes in schools

SB 1405 calls for confiscation, increased fines for youth

HSTA has always opposed laws that focus on penalizing our youth for the use and possession of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. We do not want laws like this to contribute to the school-to-prison pipeline.

  Friday, June 28, 2019  /  Number of views (1233)
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