Faculty and Staff Online Resources

 

 

Advocacy|Counseling| Curriculum | DOE | Legislation | Professional Development | Technology

ADVOCACY & WORK CONDITIONS

Hawaii State Teacher's Association
Homepage for the union representing all public school teachers, counselors and librarians in the state of Hawaii.

Teacher Salary Schedule
Official DOE brochure on teacher salary in PDF format.

The Teaching Commission
The Teaching Commission is a diverse, bipartisan group comprising 18 leaders in government, business, philanthropy, and education.The Commission is working to improve student performance and close America's dangerous achievement gap by transforming the way in which America's public school teachers are prepared, recruited, retained, and rewarded. They filed the report "Teaching at Risk."

 

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COUNSELING

Collegenet
Powerful search tool to help you research colleges, download applications, and find scholarships and financial aid.

The Guidance Channel
Research articles on counseling and e-commerce site for tools of the trade.

Mapping Your Future
Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative, public-service project of the financial aid industry - bringing together the expertise of the industry to provide free college, career, financial aid, and financial literacy services for students, families, and schools.

The Parent Project
Homepage for Nevada-based commerical program. Being offered @ WIS Library on Wednesday evenings starting on January 11

SBBH
Homepage for DOE's School-Based Behavioral Health program.

SBBH Standards of Practice
State standards for the school based behaviorial health program.

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CURRICULUM RESOURCES

AR Quiz Search
This is a direct link to Renaissance Learning's search utility in their online quiz store. Use this link to find out if quizes are available for purchase or to find word counts & reading levels.

HCPS III Interactive Database
Same as above except revised for the new set of standards.

Marco Polo
Through a grant provided to the HDOE, a team of classroom teachers have created online lessons aligned with HCPS Standards. Teachers can browse the database by content area, lesson, and/or grade level.

Pihana Na Mamo
The mission of Pihana Nā Mamo is the delivery of educational services to children and youth of Hawaiian ancestry with special needs that results in improved outcomes.

Thinkquest
ThinkQuest is about students thinking and learning together. Students work in teams to create the best educational websites and compete for exciting prizes. Sponsored by the Oracle Education Foundation, the competition offers a unique project-based learning experience to students and teachers around the world.

WorldAtlas.com
Download or print political or outline maps of all 50 states and every country in the world.

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Accountability Resource Center Hawaii
ARCH provides educational assessment and accountability information from a wide variety of reports, surveys and related documents.

DOE Employee Directory
Search for your favorite DOE employees by name. This search utility is department-wide and does not require any knowledge of the person's work location.

ISPED
Homepage for DOE's Integrated Special Education Database.

Forms, DOE
Online table of official DOE forms in order by form number.

Forms, State
As a community service, the State of Hawaii is making an effort to bring as many forms as possible to the public. To that end, Hawaii.gov provides this metasite to connect citizens with forms departments of all state agencies.

Hawaii Department of Education
Hompage for all DOE functions and services.

Standards Based Report Cards
DOE's web site addressing the issue of standards based report cards.

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LEGISLATION

Act 51
The state law that brought us the weighted student formula.

Hawaii State Government
Official web site for the state government of Hawaii. Portal to all state agencies and programs. Also an excellent and authoritative source of information on business, tourist and employment information. Use this site to track down current and historical state legislation in full text.

No Child Left Behind
The official web site for the federal act that impacts everyone connected with public schools.

REACH
The DOE's brochure designed to describe the departmental level response to Act 51.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
Official web site of the governmental organization charged with developing and implementing the process by which all public school teachers in Hawaii must be relicensed.

PDERI
Provider of professional development courses for DOE teachers.

UH Manoa
Homepage for the campus of the state's largest university.

UH College of Education
Direct link to the teacher education program at Manoa.

Web CT Login
Login page for online courses offered through PDERI.

 

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TECHNOLOGY

Acrobat Reader Download
Free download for the necessary software for reading PDF files.

Microsoft Clip Art
Large collection of graphics from an industry giant.

 

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