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HSTA professional development PDE3 update

HSTA professional development PDE3 update

DOE has slowed HSTA PD; Union demands improvements

While the HSTA recently offered more than 30 courses to our members per semester, as of Sept. 19, the DOE has approved just two courses for the spring.

  Wednesday, September 19, 2018  /  Number of views (3765)
Lanai High students' study published in prestigious medical journal

Lanai High students' study published in prestigious medical journal

Their work was featured this month in the Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health

A study about food and eating habits conducted by Lanai High students has been published in a medical journal.

  Friday, September 14, 2018  /  Number of views (1065)
Teacher Leadership Institute: Deadline extended until Sept. 25

Teacher Leadership Institute: Deadline extended until Sept. 25

Learn new leadership skills, meet like-minded teacher leaders, earn a stipend

The Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA), in collaboration with the National Education Association, is seeks 35 members to participate in the 2018-2019 Teacher Leadership Institute Fellowship.  

  Thursday, September 13, 2018  /  Number of views (1103)
Credit union doubles teacher grant program

Credit union doubles teacher grant program

$40,000 in grant money available until Oct. 31

The grants will be awarded to members of the credit union on a first-come, first-served basis, so apply now!

  Saturday, September 1, 2018  /  Number of views (862)
Wear RedForEd Tuesday in solidarity with Arizona

Wear RedForEd Tuesday in solidarity with Arizona

This week, the Arizona Education Association's initiative (INVESTinED) to fully fund public schools in Arizona was knocked off the ballot in unprecedented fashion by the state’s Supreme Court.

  Friday, August 31, 2018  /  Number of views (724)
Important update for Farmers Insurance policyholders

Important update for Farmers Insurance policyholders

Each Farmer’s policy is being transferred from Farmers Insurance Hawaii, Inc. (FIHI) underwriting company to 21st Century Insurance Company (21CI). 
 
 

  Monday, August 27, 2018  /  Number of views (995)
As Olivia gets closer, know your rights

As Olivia gets closer, know your rights

Your questions about leave, damage to your classroom and more are answered

Here are some answers to commonly asked storm-related employment questions. 

  Wednesday, August 22, 2018  /  Number of views (2147)
Hurricane Lane update; Oahu, Kauai schools closed Aug. 23 and 24

Hurricane Lane update; Oahu, Kauai schools closed Aug. 23 and 24

Watch an HSTA Facebook live about your employment rights related to the storm

Teachers, parents, students and staff can go to the Hawaii public schools website to read storm-related information and get the latest updated lists of any schools that may be closed.

  Wednesday, August 22, 2018  /  Number of views (8658)
Wahiawa, Kailua teacher win primary state House races

Wahiawa, Kailua teacher win primary state House races

Former HSTA secretary-treasurer and current board member advance to general election in November

"Public schools are at the heart of our community, because they are the sites where we cultivate our hopes and dreams about the future, and we are running for office because the Legislature is a place where the common good can be furthered," said Amy Perruso, winner of the primary race to represent Wahiawa and Whitmore Village in the state House.​

  Thursday, August 16, 2018  /  Number of views (1580)
Ige, Green thank HSTA for efforts that helped them win primary

Ige, Green thank HSTA for efforts that helped them win primary

HSTA backed the winners of the governor, LG Democratic primary races

"I really want to thank the teachers," said Gov. David Ige, while state Sen. Josh Green said, "This campaign ended up being a lot closer than we thought. And HSTA came on with a powerful endorsement for us."

  Wednesday, August 15, 2018  /  Number of views (937)
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