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Updates relating to our union, our profession, and public education in Hawaii

Latest Stories2021-01-26T04:44:59-10:00

HIDOE details millions in potential cuts for next school year

For the first time Friday, the Hawaii State Department of Education released school-by-school effects of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of budget reductions the governor has directed public schools to endure next school year, resulting in a range of 1,000 to 1,500 job losses, at least half which would affect teachers. 

January 16, 2021|News|

Update your contact information with HSTA online

If you have not already done so, please create an account on NEA edCommunities and ensure your information, especially your mailing address, is up to date. Important information will be sent to the addresses on file, e.g., voter information our HSTA elections in February, and contract negotiations and ratification.

January 13, 2021|News|

Register for HSTA’s members-only webinar on assignment, transfer, and staff reduction

On Monday, Jan. 18, at 4 p.m., HSTA will host a “Know Your Rights” webinar to provide essential information regarding your rights and the processes and procedures connected with assignments and transfers for school year 21–22, and what happens if there is a reduction in the number of teacher positions at your school or worksite.

January 12, 2021|News|

Valley of the Temples helps HSTA members plan final resting place

Valley of the Temples is a full-service cemetery, funeral home, and crematory operator serving the families of Oahu since 1963. HSTA members are invited to attend a free informational webinar to learn more about benefits for you and your family, decisions that must be made and questions to be answered when a death occurs, documents you need to keep together in one place, and more.

January 8, 2021|News|
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