HSTA recent news

HSTA reaches tentative contract agreement with the employer

2021-05-23T20:39:49-10:00May 23, 2021|Categories: Negotiations, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have reached a tentative agreement with the employer, and your bargaining team, the HSTA Negotiations Committee, and the HSTA Board of Directors overwhelmingly recommend your support in a vote of YES to ratify the agreement.

Federal program offers temporary broadband discount for low-income households

2021-05-21T14:38:08-10:00May 21, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shortage differentials maintain strong BOE support

2021-05-21T17:00:25-10:00May 21, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

HIDOE is using the differentials to recruit, retain teachers Posted: May 21, 2021 Board of Education leaders voiced strong support Thursday for continuing teacher shortage differentials next school year and the Hawaii State Department of Education is still touting them in recruitment and retention materials even as the department works to find exactly how it will pay for them. Bruce Voss, who chairs the BOE’s Finance and Infrastructure Committee, said Thursday that the budget passed by lawmakers awaiting the governor’s signature or veto did not fund “the $32.5 million teacher differential that this board approved [...]

Classroom teachers sought for Performance Assessment Development Institute

2021-05-21T13:57:24-10:00May 21, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Participants will be provided training on the development of performance assessments that are aligned to the content standards and meet students’ needs.

Hawaii State FCU is ‘investing in education’ with grants for teachers

2021-05-18T18:19:05-10:00May 18, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

The program allows classroom teachers in the Hawaii State Department of Education to obtain much-needed supplies, books, furniture, electronics, equipment and other basic necessities for their classrooms.

Hawaii public schools to resume full, in-person learning for 2021–22 school year

2021-05-17T16:55:12-10:00May 17, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As more residents get vaccinated and restrictions ease on public gatherings and other precautions, the Hawaii State Department of Education says all Hawaii public schools will fully reopen for in-person learning next school year.

Hawaiʻi public school students honored by mental health advocacy group

2021-05-14T13:58:22-10:00May 14, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mental Health America of Hawaiʻi (MHAH) is honoring five public school students for their courage to share their personal challenges and triumphs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rooms with a View: Conversations on identities and perspectives in Hawaiʻi’s school communities

2021-05-11T11:01:51-10:00May 10, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

This event is free and open to the public. Please join us as we work to shift views, create space, and inspire change.

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