”We learned about the crisis of our teacher shortage, the benefits of membership, the protections through your contract, the functions of our union, the ways to improve your practice, the value of coming together.”
Al Nagasako led the HSTA from 2010 to 2014 following his retirement as principal at Kapolei High School where he spent nine years building statewide recognized programs of excellence.
Nine years after a Kauai woman was brutally murdered, her family and friends are renewing their call for help.
Heading into this week's summer leadership training, Kaimuki High School teacher Jade Pham says she was "super excited about being involved with HSTA and growing closer to my colleagues who are passionate about advocating for teachers and students." She didn't expect her first-grade teacher from Palolo Elementary, Suanne Kim, to be one of them!
McKinley High School teacher Shaun Kamida recently attended SEARAC's 20th annual Leadership and Advocating Training and shares his experience with us.