New courses are available during spring 2019 that will help you improve your skills and accelerate reclassification for a raise.
Hawaii State Federal Credit Union (Hawaii State FCU) has funded classroom needs for 79 teachers across the state, doubling its grant amount this year to $40,000.
Zachary Morita’s winning proposal to establish what he envisions as the Niu Valley Music Olympic Invitational edged out hundreds of proposals from teachers nationwide competing in Farmers’ annual Thank America’s Teachers® Dream Big Teacher Challenge®.
The HSTA has changed its Teacher Emergency Loan Program to increase by 50 percent the amount of money members can borrow from the union and give them twice as much time to pay it back.
The State of Hawaii Payroll Modernization Project’s (also known as HawaiiPay) third phase is being implemented in the coming weeks. All Department of Education (DOE) employees, including those on leaves of absence and substitute employees, will need to take action related to the implementation of the State’s new payroll system, known as the Hawaii Information Portal (HIP).
Teacher sabbatical leave applications are now being accepted for next school year, 2019-2020. Teachers may apply for one semester or for an entire school year. Applications are due Jan. 10.
The DOE is redesigning its facilities maintenance program to align the department’s strategic focus on providing respectful learning environments with its core value of ensuring access to a quality public education for every student in every community across the state.
HSTA’s efforts to raise awareness about the teacher shortage during the campaign for the constitutional amendment paid off, as the head of BOE’s Human Resources Committee even quoted from an HSTA campaign commercial and said it’s “concerning” that tens of thousands of students are taught every day by unlicensed teachers.
Congratulations to our HSTA recommended candidates who won their seats for the next legislative term!!
"We have joined the ‘One Job Should Be Enough’ campaign. By signing on to this campaign, we are committed to not using any Marriott Hotel because of the strike and we are encouraging our members to do the same,” HSTA President Corey Rosenlee wrote.