Member engagement involving critical, time-sensitive information sometimes requires HSTA to spread the word through means other than email, social media, or hard copy flyers.
“I advise every kid not to become a teacher, because it would be irresponsible for me to tell someone to get a four-year degree and not make ends meet,” Eric Hagiwara, a math, robotics, and programming teacher at Waiakea High, said.
About 70 Valley Isle educators showed up to tell representatives from a Denver-based education consulting firm how difficult it is to live in Hawaii on low teacher pay and to suggest ways things can improve for teachers and students.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association and Bishop Museum are partnering up for a fall makahiki! Enjoy a day at the museum exploring one-of-a-kind gallery spaces and special exhibits.
More than 120 educators, students and community members spoke about the bad effects of low teacher pay.