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The Hawaii State Teachers Association is working closely with the Hawaii State Department of Education on this matter and will update members as needed.
While most teachers will not be on campus when the hard copy forms arrive, the emailed PDF copy will help notify teachers of their 2020–21 status in a timely manner.
“As an eighth-grade social studies teacher teaching U.S. history, I want the learning that goes on in my classroom to revolve around my students’ ability to take knowledge and put it to use.”
Read FAQs and guidance for 12-month educators, including HSTA's strong recommendation that all those interested should immediately fill out a telework application/request.
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.