Advocate for educator, student success in critical areas

2024-05-31T13:35:55-10:00May 31, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you are interested in volunteering to serve on one or more particular workgroups, please review the available options and submit a request for consideration.

Summer institute offers non-credit seat hours toward SIQ

2023-05-09T11:12:19-10:00May 8, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Participants who attend all five days of this institute will receive 30 non-credit seat hours toward their Sheltered Instruction Qualification (SIQ).

Reimbursements available for English learner TESOL credits

2023-03-31T14:55:07-10:00March 31, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Education’s recently alerted the Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association about an opportunity for HIDOE teachers to be reimbursed for costs of seeking completion of their of six Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Sheltered Instruction Qualification (SIQ) course credits.

Members sought for focus group discussions on classroom programming for English learners

2021-06-10T11:07:13-10:00June 9, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Caucus participants addressed ways to increase member voice, and took part in focus group discussions on EL budgeting, professional development, programming, and resources. HSTA’s goal is to facilitate a line of communication between the joint committee and caucus focus groups to improve EL programming in the classroom.

Members invited to join effort to support, expand English learner strategies

2021-05-27T18:34:44-10:00May 27, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

HSTA invites members across the state to take part in a newly formed caucus to increase educator voice and support for English learners.

Take HSTA’s English learners survey by Feb. 12

2021-01-23T09:58:00-10:00January 23, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

All members are encouraged to take the survey, which should take five minutes or less to complete. Those teachers who have EL responsibilities, such as classroom instruction, EL coordination, and/or support for EL services are strongly encouraged to respond.

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