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'My first year as a special education teacher' by Liann Sanerivi

'My first year as a special education teacher' by Liann Sanerivi

A Barbers Point Elementary teacher explores the highs and lows of running her own classroom

"Having just come from student teaching and graduating, I felt that I was set and ready to take on the world and my own classroom. I was not prepared for the feeling of failure."

  Tuesday, January 14, 2020  /  Number of views (1703)
Deadline to apply for the Innovative Assessment Pilot Program is Dec. 31

Deadline to apply for the Innovative Assessment Pilot Program is Dec. 31

Grade 4 English language arts and grade 8 mathematics teachers are eligible

“This is Hawaii’s best opportunity to get away from the overburdening of standardized tests and move to something that’s better for our students,” said HSTA President Corey Rosenlee.

  Wednesday, December 18, 2019  /  Number of views (1052)
Deadline approaches for teacher sabbatical leave during SY 2020-21

Deadline approaches for teacher sabbatical leave during SY 2020-21

Teachers may apply for one semester or for the entire school year

Teacher sabbatical leave applications are now being accepted for school year 2020–21. Teachers may apply for one semester or for the entire school year.  

  Tuesday, December 10, 2019  /  Number of views (2052)
What inspired you to become a school level leader for HSTA?

What inspired you to become a school level leader for HSTA?

SEEQS teacher Shane Albritton explains why active participation in the union is so important

"For collective bargaining purposes alone, if we are not all negotiating with one voice, we’re not going to get what we need and what we’re asking for."

  Friday, May 31, 2019  /  Number of views (1108)
FAQ: How do teachers get paid over the summer?

FAQ: How do teachers get paid over the summer?

With summer quickly approaching, you may be wondering how your pay is affected. Do you even get paid? The answer is yes, and here’s how.

  Monday, May 20, 2019  /  Number of views (7094)
Teacher leads Farrington students to complete surfing trailer project

Teacher leads Farrington students to complete surfing trailer project

Students credit his teaching style with their success

Farrington students spent this school year transforming their designs and prototypes into a life-size, 20-foot trailer for the World Surf League.

  Thursday, May 16, 2019  /  Number of views (825)
Waimanalo teacher chosen for National Geographic expedition to the Arctic

Waimanalo teacher chosen for National Geographic expedition to the Arctic

Blade Shepherd-Jones reflects on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

In June, Blade Shepherd-Jones will board the National Geographic Explorer on a journey to Svalbard, where he will work with Lindblad-National Geographic experts to study and document Arctic wildlife, geology and culture.

  Thursday, April 11, 2019  /  Number of views (1826)
Waianae Elementary teacher steps out of comfort zone to compete in Narcissus Queen Pageant

Waianae Elementary teacher steps out of comfort zone to compete in Narcissus Queen Pageant

"Being in Narcissus has made me more confident and has helped me make connections with different members of the community."

In her own words, second-grade teacher Deanna Choy explains why she decided to enter the Narcissus Queen Pageant and what she gained from the experience.

  Thursday, March 21, 2019  /  Number of views (1571)
Meet HSTA Teacher Lobbyist Christine Russo

Meet HSTA Teacher Lobbyist Christine Russo

How a school lockdown led a physical science teacher on a path toward change

As HSTA’s new teacher lobbyist, Christine Russo is excited by the unique opportunity to advocate for teachers and students.

  Friday, January 11, 2019  /  Number of views (1639)
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