6994, PKMIN 4.7.1917, Geheim; HStA
Stuttgart, M 400/3, Bue.
Among other things, HSTA
is proposing a "4560-100" plan with a $45,000 salary for entry level teachers, a $60,000 average, and a $100,000 salary for the longest-serving and highest-qualified educators.
"A fully qualified teacher for every student," has become something of a mantra for the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA
The sample for this study consisted of three female HSTA
teachers who participated in the weeklong technology workshop.
In Hawaii, the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA
) has established an NCLB Ad Hoc Task Force, which lets state Department of Education staffers know exactly what's on the minds of Hawaii teachers--and then reports these meetings to HSTA
Here too, government unions are the next wave: Two former HGEA employees, Sandra Ebesu, on the state labor board, and Noboru Yonamine, who chairs the House labor committee, Senator Mike McCartney, formerly with HSTA
, and Senator Tony Chang, a former officer with the UPW, who will either spend the next two years serving out his term in the senate, or if elected, sitting on the City Council, are prominent.
Board of Education Chairman Mitsugi Nakashima dislikes the task force recommendation that the statewide board be abolished and replaced with county boards, saying that it "turns the system upside down without a good rationale for it." HSTA
president Sharon Mahoe says her union supports many of the task force's proposals.
Lewis, of HSTA
, says the program owes much of its success to its partnerships.