May 28, 2017

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2875 Waianae Uka Avenue
Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

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Substitute Teacher Application Procedure
The Hawaii State Department of Education oversees personnel administration for certificated and substitute staff. The application procedure can be found online at Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree.

Applying for a Job
The Hawaii State Department of Education employs about 13,000 teachers, librarians and counselors, and an additional 12,000 educational officers, civil service and support personnel. We seek talented, skilled, credentialed and enthusiastic employees who will help deliver on the promise of the Department's Strategic Plan. There are job opportunities on the main populated islands: Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kauai. For teachers, the greatest demand occurs on the neighbor islands and in the more rural areas of Oahu, away from Honolulu. Casual or on-call basis substitute worker jobs may be filed at the school-level.

Every Day Counts
Major General C. Flynn (US Army Hawaii) supports school success for every student. Army leaders encourage parents to take an active role in their military children's education, including attending parent/teacher conferences, maintaining positive relationships, ensuring class attendance and completing Federal Survey Cards. Created and distributed courtesy of U.S. Army Hawaii.

Annual Training Videos
The annual training videos are available on-line as well as via campus closed-circuit TV broadcasts. To view on-demand online video training modules, select from the links provided below.
School Communities of Compassion, Dignity, and Respect (All Employees)
FERPA Confidentiality (All Employees)
FERPA Training Video (All Employees/Volunteers)
Required for staff and adult volunteers new in 2016.
Deadline October 1. Optional for staff and adults with
proof training completed in 2015.
U.S. Dept of Education FERPA 101 for LEAs (All Employees; 40-minute online training module) NEW
Hawaii DOE EES Orientation Video for SY2016-2017 (Teachers)
T-SEAS (Teachers)
T-SEAS Information (Teachers)
Playground and Recess Rules (Teachers)
Suspected Child Abuse Mandated Reporting (All Employees)
Bloodborne Pathogens (All Employees) Alternate Link
Fire Extinguisher (All Employees)
HAZCOM Hazard Communication (All Employees)
CSSS Special Education (All Employees)
Workplace Violence Video (All Employees)
New Employee Video (New Employees, posted 07/18/2016)
New Teacher Video (New Teachers, posted 07/18/2016)
Welcome to New Employees Video (All New Employees)

Other Video Resources
The Power of Believing that You Can Improve (OPTIONAL) TED Talk by Dr. Carol Dweck
Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet? A great introduction to this influential field. (12/172014)

Professional School Security Attendant (SSA)
Hawaii DCCA Security Guard Training (SSA)
DCCA Transcend Forms (SSA)

Opening of the New School Year Packet for All Employees

SES OSY Packet
2016-2017 SES OSY Packet 1b.pdf
2017-2018 DOE OSY Packet.pdf2017-2018 DOE OSY Packet.pdf


DOE Opening SY Packet
2016-2017 OSYP.pdf2016-2017 OSYP.pdf
DOE memo below contains the form needed to acknowledge training completion.
FERPA Training Memo.pdf (15-16)
FERPA Training Confirm Form.pdfFERPA Training Confirm Form.pdf (16-17)
2016-2017 Gen Confid Expect Form.pdf2016-2017 Gen Confid Expect Form.pdf
Classrm Discipline Plan
(available in Google Drive Collaboration Folder for Grade-Level)
2016 FT Proposal WS.pdf2016 FT Proposal WS.pdf
(Field Trip Proposal Process)

Educator Effectiveness System (EES)
EES Orientation Training Video; 13 minutes (View)
EES Manual (Download)
EES Orientation Training Resources (View)
EES Refresher Training Resources for 16-17 On-Track (View)
Register for EES Track
Password Manager User Guide (PDF)

Educational Leadership Institute
Superintendent's Conference Tweets: ELI 2016

Igniting Passion with Principal Kafele

Common Core State Standards
CCR Protocol 1 - Elementary (Video)
CCR Protocol 2 - Elementary (Video)
CCR Protocol 3 - Elementary (Video)
CCR Protocol 4 - Elementary (Video)
CCR Protocol 5 - Elementary (Video)
CCR Protocol 6 - Elementary (Video)

Hawaii 3-R's Project
About the Hawaii 3-R's / First Hawaiian Bank Partnership (08/06/2015)
2015 - Playground and parking lot repainting (08/29/2015)
2009 - Basketball Court Resurfacing (SY2009-2010)

Storm Photos from Solomon Elementary School (12/05/2007)
Photos courtesy of Mrs. Linda Willoughby

Brain Corner
Concentration Music (1-Hour)
Classroom Management, whole brain example
Exercise Makes Kids Smarter

Planning and Collaboration

Day 1 - Internet Literacy, Autism, Learning Targets (10/13/2015)
Day 2 - 01/06/2016

The Great ShakeOut 2016
On Thursday 10/20/2016 at 10:20 a.m., millions around the world will be practicing their earthquake safety actions along with you! ShakeOut has grown only because of the actions you take which inspire others to get prepared. 
See the YT video on how to participate in the Great Hawaii ShakeOut drill exercise.

John Hattie: Visible Learning and Learning Pits
John Hattie, Professor of Education and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, rates the factors that can influence student achievement.
TED Talk, Part 1
TED Talk, Part 2

Growth Mindset and the Learning Pit
The Learning Pit can foster a growth mindset. The four stages of the Learning Pit are outlined in this James Nottingham paper (PDF).
A child's artwork describes the "learning pit" at

Hattie Insights:
* Professor Hattie shares what works best in education (July 2015).
* Learn why so many teachers and schools are so successful.

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