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HSTA seeks presenters for 2021 conference for 'new educators'

HSTA seeks presenters for 2021 conference for 'new educators'

Request for presenters to conduct virtual workshops on Feb. 20, 2021

HSTA is currently looking for members who can present a virtual workshop on a technique, tool, approach, and/or tips that are successful in your classroom or with your students. 

  Wednesday, October 21, 2020  /  Number of views (936)
Sign wave for HSTA’s recommended 2020 general election candidates

Sign wave for HSTA’s recommended 2020 general election candidates

Find out where your support is needed across the state

Sign-wave for candidates recommended by the Hawaii State Teachers Association! Please join us and show your support while staying safe.

  Wednesday, October 21, 2020  /  Number of views (3777)
HSTA offers new social justice-oriented PD courses

HSTA offers new social justice-oriented PD courses

These courses, developed in partnership with LCC, are approved for reclassification credit

All three courses are developed in partnership with Leeward Community College and are designed around the standards of professional development.

  Tuesday, October 20, 2020  /  Number of views (1187)
Free photography workshop for educators, students next month

Free photography workshop for educators, students next month

Sign up for the Nov. 6–8 sessions now

Teachers and students can take part in free virtual photography workshops at PhotoCon Hawaii in November.

  Tuesday, October 20, 2020  /  Number of views (603)
Volunteer for RBG Hawaii Day of Action

Volunteer for RBG Hawaii Day of Action

Celebrate and commemorate the life and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Hawaii residents are invited to participate in the RBG Hawaii Day of Action, a community-led effort of individuals and organizations celebrating and commemorating the life and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  Friday, October 16, 2020  /  Number of views (804)
HIDOE accepting submissions for Innovation Grant 2021

HIDOE accepting submissions for Innovation Grant 2021

Funds will be used to provide teacher stipends to award selected teachers to develop distance learning units of study

HIDOE and public charter school teachers are encouraged to work collaboratively in teams or individually to design various curriculums to support fellow educators who are engaged in distance learning or hybrid classrooms.

  Friday, October 16, 2020  /  Number of views (808)
State plans to revise school reopening thresholds, skewing toward more stringent federal guidelines

State plans to revise school reopening thresholds, skewing toward more stringent federal guidelines

The metrics will come closer into line with CDC standards, HIDOE says

After the Hawaii State Department of Health’s school reopening metrics came under intense criticism because, among other things, they were as much as 10 times less stringent than federal metrics, the state epidemiologist told state senators Friday that her department is “looking at coming up with a revised draft of the thresholds.” 

  Friday, October 9, 2020  /  Number of views (1346)
HIDOE publishes new online process for telework applications

HIDOE publishes new online process for telework applications

Educators may want to consider reapplying for telework

The memo responds to testimony from HSTA members that prompted the Hawaii State Board of Education to take important action at their Oct. 1 meeting.

  Friday, October 9, 2020  /  Number of views (2081)
Elementary school counselor explores military move in first children’s book

Elementary school counselor explores military move in first children’s book

‘Milly’s PCS Worries’ by Amy Rivera is now available for purchase online

Amy Rivera is proud to check a major item off her bucket list. The Lunalilo Elementary school counselor published her first children’s book, “Milly’s PCS Worries,” on Oct. 2.

  Friday, October 9, 2020  /  Number of views (1219)
Hirono, Booker announce bill to improve K-12 distance, blended learning during COVID-19

Hirono, Booker announce bill to improve K-12 distance, blended learning during COVID-19

Learning Opportunity and Achievement Act provides funding to address instructional loss for at-risk and marginalized students

U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D, Hawaii), along with her colleague U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D, N.J.) announced their plan Friday to introduce the Learning Opportunity and Achievement Act (LOAA), which would improve distance and blended learning in our public schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

  Friday, October 9, 2020  /  Number of views (370)
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