X
GO
Contribute to the NEA PAC to replace Betsy DeVos

Contribute to the NEA PAC to replace Betsy DeVos

Please donate $20.20 to dump DeVos in 2020

This year, HSTA members are being asked to contribute $20.20 to get rid of Betsy DeVos in 2020.

  Friday, June 26, 2020  /  Number of views (339)
HSTA’s Human and Civil Rights Committee holds first HSTA CARES listening session

HSTA’s Human and Civil Rights Committee holds first HSTA CARES listening session

New initiative aims to create schools and communities that are safe, inclusive, and equitable​ for all keiki

HSTA CARES represents the committee’s new initiative to integrate social justice principles into education to create schools and communities that are safe, inclusive, and equitable​ for all keiki.

  Friday, June 26, 2020  /  Number of views (399)
Online tool helps members manage, reduce student loans

Online tool helps members manage, reduce student loans

How to take advantage of the NEA Student Debt Navigator

The NEA Student Debt Navigator is designed to walk members through a step-by-step process that will help identify federal programs to reduce monthly loan payments and, ultimately, complete the process of loan forgiveness.

  Friday, June 26, 2020  /  Number of views (2155)
NEA offers virtual micro-credential professional learning communities

NEA offers virtual micro-credential professional learning communities

You must be an HSTA/NEA member to register

The National Education Association will be providing members an opportunity to participate in a virtual Professional Learning Community (PLC) to support successful completion of a NEA Micro-credential from start to finish. Educators who participate in a PLC to complete a micro-credential are more likely to earn their badge the first time.

  Wednesday, June 24, 2020  /  Number of views (1272)
Sign up for Member Matters, HSTA’s email newsletter, to receive important updates

Sign up for Member Matters, HSTA’s email newsletter, to receive important updates

Connect with us to get accurate information as quickly as possible

In addition to our Member Matters email, we also send out urgent notices that cover member-exclusive messages regarding, for example, contract and pay changes.

  Tuesday, June 23, 2020  /  Number of views (8434)
Changes made to 2021 HSTA state election nomination criteria

Changes made to 2021 HSTA state election nomination criteria

Because of the pandemic, signature requirements for statewide candidates have been waived

Elections will be held next year for state officers and signature requirements have been waived because of social distancing requirements during the coronavirus outbreak.

  Friday, June 19, 2020  /  Number of views (448)
HIDOE to continue shortage differentials next school year

HIDOE to continue shortage differentials next school year

The department issued a memo this week updating eligibility criteria

Shortage differentials that the Hawaii State Department of Education began in January for special education classroom teachers, Hawaiian language immersion educators and teachers at hard-to-staff schools will continue in school year 2020–21, after the department confirmed the eligibility criteria in a memo published this week.

  Friday, June 19, 2020  /  Number of views (3261)
NEA hosts free webinar on student debt relief for educators

NEA hosts free webinar on student debt relief for educators

Register now to learn how to lower payments, get some debt canceled

During this event, experts will present the tools and knowledge to help you lower your student loan payments before the payment suspension expires in September 2020, fight for broader suspension and loan cancellation in current COVID relief legislation, and put yourself on the path to get your current debt canceled under the Teacher Loan Forgiveness and Public Service Loan Forgiveness programs.

  Friday, June 19, 2020  /  Number of views (204)
HSTA: HIDOE needs to clearly explain school reopening plan

HSTA: HIDOE needs to clearly explain school reopening plan

Superintendent says she will release detailed plans in two weeks

The HSTA Negotiations Team meets for an hour and a half with top HIDOE officials Monday to begin detailed bargaining about reopening schools.

  Friday, June 19, 2020  /  Number of views (4569)
Summer paychecks, shortage differentials explained

Summer paychecks, shortage differentials explained

If you began receiving a shortage differential in the spring, you will see changes in your summer pay

Starting this Friday, members who began receiving shortage differentials in the spring will see a drop in their summer paychecks. This decrease is a result of the differential only being payable for half of the year, and you have already been paid a large portion of the differential.  

  Thursday, June 18, 2020  /  Number of views (4826)
RSS
12345678910Last