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Elementary economics course available for PD, non-PD credit

Elementary economics course available for PD, non-PD credit

Teachers will receive content aligned with the newly adopted Hawaii Core Standards in Social Studies

"It's All Elementary!" is designed to provide teachers with exciting economics content that is aligned with the newly adopted Hawaii Core Standards in Social Studies (HCSSS).

  Thursday, August 8, 2019  /  Number of views (1417)
DOE adds relocation bonus for qualified out-of-state teachers

DOE adds relocation bonus for qualified out-of-state teachers

They are eligible for $2,000 or $3,000 payments

The state offers a one-time, taxable relocation bonus to eligible teachers who moved to Hawaii from out of state for the 2019–2020 school year.

  Wednesday, August 7, 2019  /  Number of views (3038)
Pursuing National Board Certification? Register now to join a candidate support cohort

Pursuing National Board Certification? Register now to join a candidate support cohort

This program is offered at no cost to HSTA members and KS teachers

This program is designed for teachers seeking National Board Certification who want to spend time with other candidates and trained NBCT facilitators to receive focused, extended guidance through each component.

  Tuesday, August 6, 2019  /  Number of views (1723)
Take advantage of HSTA's interest-free Teacher Emergency Loan Program

Take advantage of HSTA's interest-free Teacher Emergency Loan Program

Members have four months to pay back up to $1,500 interest-free

Members must explain their situation in detail as part of a request for the loan and show that they are in an emergency situation.

  Thursday, August 1, 2019  /  Number of views (1747)
Mass shooting survivor addresses campus safety and what educators can do to help

Mass shooting survivor addresses campus safety and what educators can do to help

Kristina Anderson was wounded in the 2007 VA Tech mass shooting and has been fighting for safe schools ever since

As part of this year’s Hawaiian Islands Trauma Symposium sponsored by Queen’s and the State of Hawaii Department of Health, Kristina Anderson, a 2007 Virginia Tech mass shooting survivor, will share her personal story of injury and recovery, discuss threats to safety in schools, and propose initiatives to improve campus safety including youth education.

  Thursday, August 1, 2019  /  Number of views (938)
HSTA government relations chair questions Gabbard live on ABC News

HSTA government relations chair questions Gabbard live on ABC News

Hope McKeen asked the congresswoman about Syrian strongman Assad following Wednesday's presidential debate

HSTA Government Relations Committee Chair Hope McKeen asked U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) a tough question live on an ABC News national web stream following the second day of Democratic presidential debates Wednesday.

  Thursday, August 1, 2019  /  Number of views (1612)
Hundreds of faculty representatives learn how to better serve colleagues

Hundreds of faculty representatives learn how to better serve colleagues

HSTA's Summer Leadership Training prepares educators before many return to class

”We learned about the crisis of our teacher shortage, the benefits of membership, the protections through your contract, the functions of our union, the ways to improve your practice, the value of coming together.” 

  Thursday, August 1, 2019  /  Number of views (821)
Former Ewa teacher seeks leave share donations

Former Ewa teacher seeks leave share donations

She gave birth as she completed one year of teaching and ran out of leave

Donate some of your leave to an elementary school teacher who gave birth toward the end of last school year during her first year on the job.

  Wednesday, July 31, 2019  /  Number of views (727)
Hawaii Department of Education holds G-Suite training for employees, staff

Hawaii Department of Education holds G-Suite training for employees, staff

Two different sessions, Basics and Tips & Tricks, will be available

Users are encouraged to take part in these live webinars, as you will be able to ask questions directly via chat.  The webinars will also be recorded for later review and additional sessions will also be scheduled.

  Tuesday, July 30, 2019  /  Number of views (1224)
Interested in running for office? The NEA wants to help

Interested in running for office? The NEA wants to help

Register for the NEA's See Educators Run training in October

The National Education Association's training program, See Educators Run, embodies the belief that one of the most effective ways to promote and protect public education is to encourage educators to run for public office.

  Friday, July 26, 2019  /  Number of views (794)
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