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Election results: Chapter leadership and state delegates

Election results: Chapter leadership and state delegates

Ballots cast on Teacher Institute Day have been counted and certified

Ballots that were cast for chapter leadership and state delegates on Teacher Institute Day were counted over the weekend, and the results have been certified by each chapter's executive board.

  Tuesday, February 26, 2019  /  Number of views (1284)
Waiakea High School teacher receives 2019 Global Educator Award

Waiakea High School teacher receives 2019 Global Educator Award

Pacific & Asian Affairs Council honors Joel Wagner-Wright

The award is given to an educator "devoted to enriching students' knowledge of global issues and inspiring them to reach for international learning opportunities."

  Friday, February 22, 2019  /  Number of views (2328)
Kapolei Middle School teacher named HAMLE Educator of the Year

Kapolei Middle School teacher named HAMLE Educator of the Year

Shirley Yamauchi receives top honor at annual conference

Shirley Yamauchi teaches seventh-grade English and also serves as president for HSTA's Leeward Chapter. "We have so many talented teachers statewide, I was very honored, humbled and speechless," she said.

  Tuesday, February 19, 2019  /  Number of views (1438)
Don't miss February's guaranteed issue open enrollment for long-term benefits

Don't miss February's guaranteed issue open enrollment for long-term benefits

Open enrollment means there are no additional medical forms to complete

HSTA VEBA Trust cares about your financial wellness, and is offering these valuable benefits at affordable group rates.

  Friday, February 15, 2019  /  Number of views (1605)
Elementary special education teacher brings Cubelets to the classroom

Elementary special education teacher brings Cubelets to the classroom

Mary Bonnetty receives NEA Foundation grant for collaborative STEM project

After seeing the Cubelets in action at a technology conference, Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School special education teacher Mary Bonnetty searched for a way to get them into her classroom.

  Thursday, February 14, 2019  /  Number of views (1298)
Hawaii's Cynthia Tong honored with teaching excellence award in Washington, D.C.

Hawaii's Cynthia Tong honored with teaching excellence award in Washington, D.C.

The Ewa Makai Middle School teacher was among five to receive the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence

The Ewa Makai Middle School teacher was among five to receive the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence.

  Friday, February 8, 2019  /  Number of views (1365)
Teachers meet with state lawmakers at Capitol for Lobby Day

Teachers meet with state lawmakers at Capitol for Lobby Day

Discussion included legislative priorities and issues facing public school teachers and students

Members of the Hawaii State Teachers Association's Government Relations Committee gathered at the State Capitol Friday for Lobby Day.

  Friday, February 8, 2019  /  Number of views (992)
Hawaii's union gains among top in the nation, defying national trend

Hawaii's union gains among top in the nation, defying national trend

"The greater our numbers, the more effective we are."

The Center for Economic and Policy Research says Hawaii was up 1.8 percentage points from January to November 2018 based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

  Friday, February 8, 2019  /  Number of views (1372)
First-year Radford High School teacher wins classroom makeover

First-year Radford High School teacher wins classroom makeover

The prize came with storage bins and supplies, and a volunteer cleaning crew

Brittney Hamilton, a first-year Spanish teacher at Radford High School, won HSTA Central Chapter’s classroom makeover raffle.

  Wednesday, February 6, 2019  /  Number of views (1347)
Ala Wai Elementary teacher receives prestigious Milken Educator Award

Ala Wai Elementary teacher receives prestigious Milken Educator Award

The award honors outstanding excellence in education and comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize

Sara King was surprised with the award during a school-wide assembly in front of more than 400 cheering students, teachers and staff members Monday.

  Monday, February 4, 2019  /  Number of views (1368)
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