Ballots cast on Teacher Institute Day 2020 were counted and the results have been certified. Please note most chapters will have two sets of results: one for elections and one for leaders elected by acclamation.
Earlier in the day, teachers from Oahu and Maui delivered educator declarations signed by thousands of HSTA members across the state calling for higher pay for veterans and differentials for key shortage areas in special education, hard-to-staff schools and Hawaiian language immersion.
Miki Cacace, a math teacher at ‘Ewa Makai Middle School known for her coding classes, is the only Milken Educator Award winner from Hawai‘i this year and is among just 40 nationwide honorees for 2019-20.
In February, Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School teacher Blade Shepherd-Jones spent 10 days exploring the wonders of Antarctica with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions.
The House Committee on Labor & Public Employment, along with the Committee on Lower & Higher Education, will hear SB2488, SD2 Relating to teacher compensation on Friday, March 13, at 2 p.m. at the Hawaii State Capitol, Room 309. Written and oral testimony will be accepted.