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Professional Development: New spring 2019 HSTA PD courses

Professional Development: New spring 2019 HSTA PD courses

Sign up now to improve your skills and reclassify for a raise

New courses are available during spring 2019 that will help you improve your skills and accelerate reclassification for a raise.

  Thursday, December 20, 2018  /  Number of views (2351)
Hawaii State FCU awards $40,000 in teacher grants

Hawaii State FCU awards $40,000 in teacher grants

That's twice the value of the credit union's teacher grants last year

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.

  Friday, December 14, 2018  /  Number of views (953)
Niu Valley Middle music teacher earns $100,000 grant for musical Olympics

Niu Valley Middle music teacher earns $100,000 grant for musical Olympics

He is one of five winners across the country

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®. 

  Tuesday, December 11, 2018  /  Number of views (1050)
HSTA increases Teacher Emergency Loan Program max amount, payback time

HSTA increases Teacher Emergency Loan Program max amount, payback time

Members now have four months to pay back up to $1,500 interest-free

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.

  Tuesday, December 11, 2018  /  Number of views (1379)
Login and register starting Dec. 3 for new payroll system

Login and register starting Dec. 3 for new payroll system

Log in to the HIP Employee Self-Service (ESS) between Dec. 3 and Dec. 14

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).

  Friday, November 30, 2018  /  Number of views (6046)
Teacher sabbatical leave info for next school year

Teacher sabbatical leave info for next school year

Initial application due Jan. 10

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.

  Tuesday, November 27, 2018  /  Number of views (3177)
DOE launches modernized facilities maintenance program

DOE launches modernized facilities maintenance program

A new contracting method is supposed to speed up repairs

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. 
 

  Tuesday, November 27, 2018  /  Number of views (1722)
Teacher shortage worsening; HSTA advocates for higher pay

Teacher shortage worsening; HSTA advocates for higher pay

Board of Ed and superintendent say they are ready to address the problem

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.

  Friday, November 16, 2018  /  Number of views (3252)
Congrats to HSTA-supported candidates

Congrats to HSTA-supported candidates

Longtime teacher and HSTA leader is elected to the House

Congratulations to our HSTA recommended candidates who won their seats for the next legislative term!!

  Friday, November 16, 2018  /  Number of views (856)
HSTA joins Marriott boycott as hotel strike drags on

HSTA joins Marriott boycott as hotel strike drags on

Teachers union will not use Marriott facilities until strike is settled

"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.

  Friday, November 9, 2018  /  Number of views (1004)
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