As COVID-19 is a new disease, there is limited information regarding risk factors and the research continues to evolve and change. Our FAQs are provided as a reference and should not be considered exhaustive as each individual's situation may differ.
A heartfelt mahalo to the 56 HSTA members who juggled their professional and personal schedules to volunteer to attack the state’s backlog of unemployment claims because of the pandemic.
How are you and your fellow HSTA members supporting each other and/or your students during this difficult time?
With the health and well-being of our staff, workplace, and community in mind, we ask our members to observe the limited opening of the offices by refraining from visiting the office at this time.
With the closing of the 2019–20 school year and announcements of summer programs, we expect to move forward in consultation and bargaining over the reopening of schools.
HSTA does not represent teachers who teach summer school or e-school. We are providing information to help those who are involved in a summer learning program and address questions from our members.
“I miss the sounds that ballet shoes make when students brush the vinyl dance floor or the moment they jump into the air, suspend for a moment, only to land quietly. And I miss their heartwarming smiles after performing double pirouettes for the first time.”
Teachers in various subject areas are collaborating at Waianae Intermediate School to offer their students an educational experience based on the coronavirus pandemic.
Starting in school year 2020–21, the Hawaii Department of Education will require teachers who provide direct instruction to students to obtain their six Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) credits within three years.
Are you thinking about your retirement? Do you have questions about how it works and, more importantly, will you have enough money to retire?