“These events have many of us angry, hurt, and afraid—for ourselves, for our loved ones, and for our community. Ultimately, we need to figure out how this will be remembered, how we took a stand, and how we rebuild our larger communities.”
The NEA Center for Communications is conducting a national survey of members this week regarding coronavirus. The goal is to understand the challenges members are facing and to understand what they need from their association in these difficult times.
On Sunday, March 29, Hawaii State Teachers Association leaders discussed the latest developments regarding the Hawaii State Department of Education's response to coronavirus (COVID-19) and answered members' questions.
As your first week of remote work comes to a close, we want to share the latest developments regarding school closures—many of which were released within the past several hours by the Hawaii State Department of Education.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association reached an agreement with Hawaii State Department of Education Superintendent Christina Kishimoto on Wednesday, March 25, to modify the due date for teachers to submit third-quarter grades.
NEA Retirement Specialists offer free seminars to help HSTA members who are within five to 10 years of retirement.
We know our public schools serve as not only hubs of learning, but as safe spaces that provide much-needed stability for our keiki. The recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has fractured this stability, and we are working hard to pick up the pieces.
HSTA is relieved and grateful that the HIDOE is following state and federal guidelines and county-directed stay-at-home, work-at-home orders.
Statements by Hawaii State Department of Education Superintendent Christina Kishimoto triggered a number of questions related to our members and public schools. Here are a couple of FAQs to clarify a few of those issues.
The recent announcement means that we don't expect Bargaining Unit 05 employees on Oahu to be provided access to their worksite or campus after 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23.