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After research, membership input, interviews, and committee discussions, HSTA believes these candidates will be our strongest advocates for teachers, students, and public education.
“This is going to be a teacher-oriented Department of Education. It’s not going to come from the top-down, it’s coming from the teachers up,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told NEA RA delegates Friday.
This is a general timeline of our candidate recommendations process for the 2020 elections. All committee meetings and candidate interviews took place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.
For the first time, the Hawaii State Teachers Association announced Monday its support for a Honolulu mayoral candidate. The union says former congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa is the best person to lead Honolulu Hale for the next four years.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association released Friday its recommendations for Hawaii State House and Senate candidates in the upcoming 2020 primary election.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association encourages all members to vote and have a voice in the political process. Your votes in 2020 can impact whether our public education system thrives or stagnates in the years ahead.
Ballots cast on Teacher Institute Day 2020 were counted and the results have been certified. Please note most chapters will have two sets of results: one for elections and one for leaders elected by acclamation.
Every year, the Hawaii State Teachers Association holds elections at the state and chapter levels to fill the following positions: state-level officers and board directors, NEA directors, NEA RA delegates, state convention delegates, chapter officers, and chapter RA members.
The seminar's hands-on training curriculum is designed to teach participants foundational leadership skills, the logistics of running for elected office, and how to advocate for student-centered policies and social justice issues.