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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 (4277)
Millions worth of differentials make up first phase of plan to end teacher shortage crisis

Millions worth of differentials make up first phase of plan to end teacher shortage crisis

Second phase will address teacher salary compression

The proposals to address compression, create shortage differentials for SpEd and Hawaiian language immersion educators and expand hard-to-staff bonuses are a positive step forward in the HSTA's five-year plan to end the statewide teacher shortage crisis.

  Tuesday, December 3, 2019  /  Number of views (9430)
SpEd teachers say more prep time, pay would help ease special ed teacher shortage

SpEd teachers say more prep time, pay would help ease special ed teacher shortage

HSTA SpEd leaders say collaboration time and relevant PD are also needed 

The National Council on Teacher Quality reports at least 35 of the major school districts across the country already offer SpEd teachers a financial bonus of some kind, ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 a year. Hawaii offers no pay differential for SpEd teachers.

  Tuesday, October 22, 2019  /  Number of views (3482)
DOE adds relocation bonus for qualified out-of-state teachers

DOE adds relocation bonus for qualified out-of-state teachers

They are eligible for $2,000 or $3,000 payments

The state offers a one-time, taxable relocation bonus to eligible teachers who moved to Hawaii from out of state for the 2019–2020 school year.

  Wednesday, August 7, 2019  /  Number of views (2785)
Registration opens for 2019 Hawaii National Board NEA Jump Start seminars

Registration opens for 2019 Hawaii National Board NEA Jump Start seminars

Offered by the Hawaii State Teachers Association in collaboration with Kamehameha Schools

The Hawaii State Teachers Association, in collaboration with Kamehameha Schools Hoolaukoa Educational Systems and Strategies, offers NEA Jump Start as a way to support candidates as they navigate their way through this complex process.

  Thursday, April 18, 2019  /  Number of views (2352)
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