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In Kapolei, teachers and students tired of low teacher pay

In Kapolei, teachers and students tired of low teacher pay

Listening session part of state teacher compensation study

More than 120 educators, students and community members spoke about the bad effects of low teacher pay.

  Tuesday, September 24, 2019  /  Number of views (1847)
In Honolulu, educators, parents ask for higher teacher pay

In Honolulu, educators, parents ask for higher teacher pay

A listening tour and online survey are part of the DOE's educator compensation study

Anjelica Aires, a fourth-grade teacher at Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School, said, "I live paycheck to paycheck, even though I have a master’s degree in education. I’m working so hard for our students. Our responsibilities and our duties, every year, they add something, and we don’t get paid extra for it."

  Monday, September 23, 2019  /  Number of views (969)
Why your employee ID number appears in your work email address

Why your employee ID number appears in your work email address

Don't worry, your personal information has not been compromised

Some teachers expressed concern over their employee ID number appearing in their email address. We contacted the Hawaii Department of Education to verify how and why employee IDs are being used.

  Monday, August 12, 2019  /  Number of views (1618)
Teachers wanted to help shape future of Hawaii's public education

Teachers wanted to help shape future of Hawaii's public education

Applications for Hawaii DOE Innovative Assessment Stakeholder Committee due May 31

The goal is to explore local innovative assessment practices and generate ideas on how the current system could be improved.

  Tuesday, May 21, 2019  /  Number of views (703)
DOE launches modernized facilities maintenance program

DOE launches modernized facilities maintenance program

A new contracting method is supposed to speed up repairs

The DOE is redesigning its facilities maintenance program to align the department’s strategic focus on providing respectful learning environments with its core value of ensuring access to a quality public education for every student in every community across the state. 
 

  Tuesday, November 27, 2018  /  Number of views (856)
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