The HSTA Negotiations Team meets for an hour and a half with top HIDOE officials Monday to begin detailed bargaining about reopening schools.
"This week, the Department of Education released the ‘Guidance for Reopening Schools.’ HSTA was not consulted and did not agree to these policies, even though teachers will be the ones most likely being forced to implement these policies,” HSTA President Corey Rosenlee said. “We have many questions and concerns.”
Read FAQs and guidance for 12-month educators, including HSTA's strong recommendation that all those interested should immediately fill out a telework application/request.
A heartfelt mahalo to the 56 HSTA members who juggled their professional and personal schedules to volunteer to attack the state’s backlog of unemployment claims because of the pandemic.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association has launched a TV and digital campaign to highlight the many contributions educators across the state have made to their students and communities during the pandemic.
More than 120 educators, students and community members spoke about the bad effects of low teacher pay.
Educators from all over Oahu are performing in a musical about families, forgiveness and second chances.