NEA to conduct vaccination survey with HSTA members

2021-02-10T17:36:54-10:00January 30, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The National Education Association will soon conduct a national survey on the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine. Only some Hawaii State Teachers Association members, chosen randomly, will be emailed a link to participate.

HSTA to live stream school reopening listening session

2020-11-05T15:53:17-10:00September 5, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

HSTA’s officers want to hear about front-line teachers’ school reopening concerns in a virtual listening session on Thursday, Sept. 10.

Senators grill superintendent on teacher telework, PPE

2020-11-05T15:47:20-10:00August 20, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

During a Senate Special Committee on COVID-19 briefing Wednesday, state senators pressed Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto about why more teachers aren’t allowed to telework when students are learning from home, and why educators are spending their own money for protective gear.

After HSTA’s outcry, schools roll back in-person plans for Monday

2020-11-05T15:47:34-10:00August 15, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many principals and complex area superintendents have drastically changed their approach, opting for grab-and-go arrangements to keep the number of students on campuses much lower than originally planned.

HSTA asks for detailed answers about school reopening

2020-06-04T08:29:00-10:00June 4, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since late April, the Hawaii State Teachers Association has repeatedly asked the Hawaii State Department of Education what model(s) will be used to reopen public schools in school year 2020–21.

BOE seeks feedback from the public, educators about reopening schools

2020-06-02T04:23:00-10:00June 2, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Hawaii Board of Education meets virtually Thursday, June 4, and is seeking feedback about reopening Hawaii’s public schools through Friday.

HSTA updates members, answers questions in live stream event on April 30

2020-05-02T11:11:00-10:00May 2, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

HSTA President Corey Rosenlee and HSTA Deputy Executive Director Andrea Eshelman provided the latest on everything from teacher evaluation modifications and end-of-year checkout procedures to possible COVID-19 economic impacts in the form of those ill-advised potential pay cuts.

Superintendent answers questions about possible cuts, HIDOE budget, summer school, and more

2020-11-05T15:33:56-10:00April 21, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The superintendent answered questions that are on many educators' minds, from a potential pay cut and budget issues to how school might look assuming classes reopen in the fall.

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