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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)
BOE approves $14.7 million in shortage differentials to start next month

BOE approves $14.7 million in shortage differentials to start next month

Second phase in campaign to end teacher shortage crisis will be announced in January

DOE, BOE leaders commit to a multi-phased approach to help end the teacher shortage crisis.

  Friday, December 6, 2019  /  Number of views (2986)
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)
Increasing hard-to-staff bonuses would ease Hawaii's teacher shortage crisis

Increasing hard-to-staff bonuses would ease Hawaii's teacher shortage crisis

The DOE needs to expand the complexes eligible and boost annual bonus amounts

The HSTA suggests significantly boosting the dollar amounts bonuses each year at locations plagued by a high percentage of unlicensed teachers, in geographically isolated complexes and where the combination of vacancies and emergency hires makes up more than 10 percent of the teaching force.

  Thursday, November 14, 2019  /  Number of views (3608)
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)
HSTA President Corey Rosenlee: 'There is a dream that we can fix'

HSTA President Corey Rosenlee: 'There is a dream that we can fix'

Watch his address from our 47th Annual State Convention

Watch HSTA President Corey Rosenlee address Hawaii's teacher pay and shortage at our 47th Annual State Convention.

  Tuesday, April 16, 2019  /  Number of views (1580)
HSTA raises kick in this fall; How to increase your pay further

HSTA raises kick in this fall; How to increase your pay further

Teachers in hard-to-staff areas, department and grade-level chairs, librarians, coaches, band and choir directors and others earn supplemental pay

Teachers receive a 3.5% pay hike this fall.

  Thursday, August 2, 2018  /  Number of views (5070)
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