In an effort to expand the use of ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i, the Office of Hawaiian Education is offering an Introductory Level ‘Ōlelo Hawaiʻi course (in two locations) to all Hawai‘i Department of Education (HIDOE) employees (certificated, classified, casual hires, and substitutes).
One day after Gov. David Ige announced plans to furlough tens of thousands of employees in his state workforce, details are emerging showing the so-called plan actually isn’t one.
HSTA opposes this action, and we are willing to take the governor to court to keep it from happening by asserting and protecting our collective bargaining rights. These furloughs would create devastating, long-lasting consequences for our schools and our keiki.
The Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA), the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA), the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA), and the United Public Workers (UPW) stand in strong opposition to Gov. David Ige’s plan to unilaterally implement furloughs starting in January 2021.
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HSTA is looking for a strong advocate to serve as a UniServ Director on Oahu. Responsibilities include ensuring contract provisions are properly administered at each school; educating members on HSTA and DOE policies, programs, directives, and other agreements; and supporting members with complaints, problems, and grievances.
HSTA’s Instruction and Professional Development (IPD) Department wants to help members build their own emotional resilience. We’re looking for 30 teachers who can commit to a pilot professional development book study based on the book “Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators” by Elena Aguilar.
Despite unanimously approving the Hawaii State Department of Education’s operating budget for the 2021–23 fiscal biennium Thursday, Board of Education members were not happy with the department’s proposed $164 million budget reduction.
HSTA President Corey Rosenlee informed the media and our members Wednesday about proposed cuts in the Department of Education’s proposed operating budget and the damaging impacts on our keiki and schools. “HSTA does not want these cuts to go into place until our lawmakers and the public know the ramifications of these cuts,” he said.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association is looking for an active member to serve on the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC).