NEA RA approves HSTA delegate’s ‘period poverty’ proposal

2021-07-01T12:47:50-10:00July 1, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Delegates to the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly (NEA RA) Thursday overwhelmingly approved a proposal authored by a Hawaii teacher that directs the NEA to raise awareness about public school students’ lack of access to menstrual supplies.

Rosenlee touts unity and activism as his presidential term ends

2021-07-01T08:44:17-10:00June 30, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As Hawaii State Teachers Association President Corey Rosenlee’s term comes to a close, he said his biggest takeaway from six years heading the statewide teachers’ union is that “unity is our biggest strength.”

HSTA’s longest-serving executive director dies

2020-08-13T11:06:00-10:00August 13, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

John Radcliffe, who was executive director of the Hawaii State Teachers Association from 1975 to 1988, died Tuesday night after a long battle with cancer.

Educators, parents invited to anti-vaping virtual event

2020-07-03T05:05:00-10:00July 3, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The free virtual event on Thursday, July 9, will help you spot the signs of vaping by children and provide you with solutions to prevent your students or your own children from starting or help them quit. 

10 years after Kauai woman’s brutal murder, police continue to re-examine evidence, pursue leads

2020-07-01T06:26:00-10:00July 1, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

“We have not given up in our pursuit to find the suspect(s) involved in this appalling tragedy,” said Investigative Services Bureau Assistant Chief Bryson Ponce.

HSTA raises concerns about HIDOE school reopening guidelines

2020-11-05T15:41:55-10:00June 6, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"This week, the Department of Education released the ‘Guidance for Reopening Schools.’ HSTA was not consulted and did not agree to these policies, even though teachers will be the ones most likely being forced to implement these policies,” HSTA President Corey Rosenlee said. “We have many questions and concerns.”

HSTA president addresses national meeting to boost relief for schools, states during pandemic

2020-05-15T11:41:00-10:00May 15, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

HSTA President Corey Rosenlee told a National Education Association tele-town hall audience Thursday about the HSTA’s successful efforts to fight a proposal that would have cut the pay of teachers and other state workers in the islands.

Research brief finds increased teacher compensation can lead to more equitable education in Hawaii

2020-02-26T08:46:00-10:00February 26, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The brief focuses on how greater support for local teacher recruitment; financial assistance for teacher candidates in comprehensive, university-based training; and incentives that retain Hawaii’s public school teachers can lead to greater equity. 

Deadline to apply for the Innovative Assessment Pilot Program is Dec. 31

2019-12-19T09:24:00-10:00December 19, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“This is Hawaii’s best opportunity to get away from the overburdening of standardized tests and move to something that’s better for our students,” said HSTA President Corey Rosenlee.

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