Supt's Corner

Columns from the Education Update newsletter and other communications from Supt. Christina Kishimoto. Follow her on Twitter — @HIDOE808_DrK.

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From 2019

  • Aug. 5: Welcome back with our "Kick Off Your Year" video
  • June 4: Aloha to School Year 2018-19
  • May 16: Teachers collaborating unleash innovation
  • May 6: Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!
  • Apr. 15: Fulfilling our promise of equity for public school haumana
  • Apr. 3: Grade everybody or grade no on, but be fair to public schools
  • Mar. 27: The power to change Hawai‘i for the better
  • Feb. 28: Celebrating strides in literacy improvements
  • Feb. 13: Hawaiian ali'i in our schools
  • Feb. 6: Celebrating diversity, empowering multilingual student voice
  • Jan. 28: Student Voice at the Capitol
  • Jan. 11: Moving toward a 10-year HIDOE Action Plan

From 2018

  • Dec. 18: Happy holidays!
  • Dec. 3: Save the date: Teachers Conference
  • Nov. 21: Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Nov. 5: A day in the life of a principal
  • Oct. 16: Kindness, acceptance and aloha
  • Sep. 20: Financial briefing
  • Sep. 19: More aid for our students
  • Sep. 19: Bullying is not acceptable
  • Sep. 4: Addressing chronic absenteeism
  • Aug. 31: Uniting during Hurricane Lane
  • Aug. 6: Priorities in the new school year
  • Jul. 10: A new approach to employment
  • Jul.: Guest column on the Kīlauea eruption
  • Jun.: Planning for SY 2018-19
  • May 17: Financial briefing
  • May: Tracking college and career readiness
  • Apr.: Updates on budget, key initiatives
  • Mar.: Safety is the priority at our schools
  • Feb.: Innovation in public school systems
  • Jan.: New year, more transformation

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