Starting in school year 2020–21, the Hawaii Department of Education will require teachers who provide direct instruction to students to obtain their six Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) credits within three years.
Teacher sabbatical leave applications are now being accepted for school year 2020–21. Teachers may apply for one semester or for the entire school year.
Nomination deadlines for most chapter offices are quickly approaching, and now is the time to make your voice heard.
The Hawaii Teachers Standards Board (HTSB) has asked the HSTA to remind members that teachers need to renew their licenses in a timely manner. As of mid-April, there are approximately 1,400 teachers whose licenses will expire this year, so they need to take action before June 30, 2018.