Category Archives: Need to Know

Ka Wai Ola Available Online

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ monthly newsletter is now available online: Ka Wai Ola o OHA Newspaper It’s a worthwhile read to get information to improve lives of Native Hawaiians, including funding opportunities.

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Free DVD Program from DOE’s Teleschool Division

Guidelines for free DVDs: School librarians are allotted 120 blank DVDs for program ordering; individual teachers get 70 per year. Every January 1 a new allotment of 70 or 120 DVDs are renewed. The list of programs can be viewed … Continue reading

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New Program of Study in Hospitality & Tourism Services

This Program of Study (PoS) replaces the existing Hotel Operations course (TPU7417), and will be effective for SY2017-18. Psychology is the academic core requirement for this PoS. Please contact Patricia Beardeaux if you have questions: Career Technical Education Resource Teacher … Continue reading

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News You Can Use

Some “good stuff” gleaned from the Career Solutions Publishing company: 100 Best Jobs for Graduates in 2016 Characteristics of Good Work Ethic Habits of the Most Respected Employees Job Seeking Free account can be requested from them.

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Social-Emotional Learning Initiatives

Social-Emotional Learning: States Collaborate to Craft Standards, Policies A good read as we prepare for Hawaii’s blueprint for the new federal education law: Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) which “places a greater emphasis on non-academic concepts and ‘whole child’ issues.” … Continue reading

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STEM Jobs of the Future

“While a 4-year degree is still a requirement for many good jobs, there’s a growing recognition that what workers really need are the right skills and training. Check out these growing STEM jobs that don’t need a bachelor’s degree.” STEM … Continue reading

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CTE Perkins Funding Usage

Please review these guidelines before expending Perkins federal funds. Very important to follow the guidelines and stay out of the Federal auditor’s radars… Perkins – Allowables-Object Codes- FAQs- Full Version 2-18-2016 Perkins – Allowables-Object Codes-Supplant 2-18-2016 SY15 Allowable Unallowable

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