HSTA was not consulted nor notified prior to Friday’s announcement, and learned of the developments alongside the public. HSTA has subsequently demanded impact bargaining with the employer as the changes would have ramifications on numerous parts of our current contract.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) and the National Board Candidate Support team is hosting four virtual informational sessions to provide an overview of the revised, teacher-friendly certification process that incorporates the latest research and best practices in teaching.
HSTA President Corey Rosenlee said, “Hawaii can no longer pretend we are not in the middle of a pandemic and that somehow our keiki and our teachers are impervious to this virus. As teachers, we know how important education is, but we are most concerned about the lives of every one of our students. Online classwork cannot replace face-to-face learning, but it ensures that learning continues and that our keiki and our communities remain safe.”
The Hawaii State Teachers Association is working hard to ensure that our members' health and safety remain a priority, our contract and employment rights are preserved, and information is being communicated in an accurate and timely manner.
This page contains updates issued by the Hawaii State Department of Education related to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Join the National Education Association for a series of webinars designed to help you prepare your distance learning classroom.
HSTA and HIDOE reached agreement on a joint contract interpretation that accounts for the modifications needed to address the operational aspects of what was to be the first nine (9) student days of the school year.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association is proud to offer Office Hours, a series of online seminars designed to educate and inform our new educators on a variety of topics.
As COVID-19 is a new disease, there is limited information regarding risk factors and the research continues to evolve and change. Our FAQs are provided as a reference and should not be considered exhaustive as each individual's situation may differ.
Trusts and estates attorneys at Cades Schutte LLP are available to assist HSTA members and their families with basic estate planning, which includes drafting wills, revocable living trusts, powers of attorney, and advance health-care directives.