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Biden: ‘I can’t wait for the departure of Donald Trump and the chance to replace Betsy DeVos’

Biden: ‘I can’t wait for the departure of Donald Trump and the chance to replace Betsy DeVos’

The former vice president pledges to advocate for public educators and students if elected president

“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.

  Friday, July 3, 2020  /  Number of views (696)
Hawaii delegates participate in virtual 2020 NEA Representative Assembly

Hawaii delegates participate in virtual 2020 NEA Representative Assembly

NEA recognizes Polynesian Voyaging Society with Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial Award

Nearly 8,000 educator delegates from every state are gathering virtually on July 2 and 3 with a streamlined agenda, packed with major speakers who addressed the many crises public education faces during one of the most trying times in our history.

  Thursday, July 2, 2020  /  Number of views (346)
Online tool helps members manage, reduce student loans

Online tool helps members manage, reduce student loans

How to take advantage of the NEA Student Debt Navigator

The NEA Student Debt Navigator is designed to walk members through a step-by-step process that will help identify federal programs to reduce monthly loan payments and, ultimately, complete the process of loan forgiveness.

  Friday, June 26, 2020  /  Number of views (2021)
NEA offers virtual micro-credential professional learning communities

NEA offers virtual micro-credential professional learning communities

You must be an HSTA/NEA member to register

The National Education Association will be providing members an opportunity to participate in a virtual Professional Learning Community (PLC) to support successful completion of a NEA Micro-credential from start to finish. Educators who participate in a PLC to complete a micro-credential are more likely to earn their badge the first time.

  Wednesday, June 24, 2020  /  Number of views (1133)
Free and low-cost professional development opportunities for HSTA members

Free and low-cost professional development opportunities for HSTA members

A collection of resources to support the needs of our educators

Over the summer, we will be posting information on free and low-cost opportunities for our members. These resources will focus on the needs of our educators as we prepare for the next school year.

  Friday, June 5, 2020  /  Number of views (894)
HSTA ad highlights teachers working, volunteering during pandemic

HSTA ad highlights teachers working, volunteering during pandemic

‘Distance Cannot Separate Us’ TV and digital campaign runs through the end of the school year

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.

  Friday, May 15, 2020  /  Number of views (1491)
What's in the latest congressional pandemic aid package for schools, teachers

What's in the latest congressional pandemic aid package for schools, teachers

House Democrats' proposal would double the educator tax deduction, extend student loan holiday until October

Here is a breakdown of key education-related proposals in the House Democrats' $3 trillion package advocated by the National Education Association.

 

  Wednesday, May 13, 2020  /  Number of views (1075)
Deadline to enroll for Hawaii Democratic presidential primary is April 4

Deadline to enroll for Hawaii Democratic presidential primary is April 4

NEA recommends Biden in Democratic presidential race

April 4 is the deadline to register and enroll in the Democratic Party of Hawaii's 2020 Presidential Primary.

  Friday, April 3, 2020  /  Number of views (449)
Nominate a Hawaii teacher for the prestigious 2020 S.T.A.C.Y. Award

Nominate a Hawaii teacher for the prestigious 2020 S.T.A.C.Y. Award

The deadline is Feb. 14 to nominate an excellent public school educator

Each year, a winner is chosen based on his or her ability to demonstrate leadership, dedication and passion in five categories: scholarship, teaching, advocacy, community, and youth.

  Friday, January 10, 2020  /  Number of views (1422)
HSTA members attend NEA Minority Leadership, Women's Leadership Training

HSTA members attend NEA Minority Leadership, Women's Leadership Training

Emerging HSTA leaders learn how to be powerful advocates for their students and profession

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.

  Thursday, December 12, 2019  /  Number of views (837)
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