In response to advocacy from HSTA teacher leaders, the HIDOE last week committed to extending the deadline an additional year for English learner teachers to complete TESOL sheltered instruction credits.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association has reached an agreement with the Hawaii State Department of Education to push back the deadline for the first Teacher Assignment and Transfer Program (TATP) posting by one month.
Teachers will need to obtain six credits or equivalency within three years starting in SY 2020–21
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.