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Welcome, HSTE Members!

Welcome to the new year!  We would like to find out more about what you want from your HSTE organization.  How can we help you this year? Please take five minutes and fill out the Member Survey to help guide us in creating the types of events and opportunities that will benefit you the most.


Nominations now OPEN for the 2016 Making IT Happen Award

The Making IT Happen award honors outstanding educators and leaders who demonstrate extraordinary commitment, leadership, courage and persistence in improving digital learning opportunities for students.  Since its inception in 1995 more than 500 educators from around the world have received the award.   The spirit of the Making IT Happen award supports our vision of a world in which all learners thrive, achieve and contribute.

Visit our MIH webpage for information and nomination form!
Nominations DUE September 12th!


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Nominations now OPEN for the 2017-2019 HSTE Board!

Interested in getting more involved with HSTE and helping to move the organization and EdTech in Hawaii forward? Nominate yourself for a HSTE board position today!

* 5 board positions available for 2017-2019
* serve a 3 year term
* join a HSTE committee!
* opportunities for Executive Board positions in Nov!

Visit our HSTE Board page for more information!
Nominations are due September 15, 2016






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ISTE 2016 in Denver!

Hawaii had more than 150 educators & administrators from public and private schools and local organizations attending the ISTE conference this summer! A few of HSTE's board members attended as well: Michael Fricano II (President), Melissa Handy (President Elect), and Mark Hines (Board member).

We've set up an ISTE resource page for HSTE members! And even if you couldn't attend ISTE this year, join the #NOTATISTE group online!

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Save the dates for 2016:
    • October 19th - Hawaii Education Leadership Summit
    • October 20th and 21st - Eight Annual Schools of the Future Conference
    • October 22nd - EdCamp Honolulu

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Upcoming Events (Click here for more):

Please join the educational Twitter Chat, #edchatHI.
A Twitter Chat is an hour long discussion that takes place on Twitter. Participants use and follow the hashtag, #edchatHI. The goal of this Twitter chat is to bring individuals living in or from Hawaii together to discuss important and relevant issues related to education at all levels (Pre-K through College). #edchatHI will take place on the first Monday of every month from 6pm to 7pm HST

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GEG Hawaii Google+ Community (Google Educators Group)
Join a community 1,700+ local educators! Ask questions, participate in discussions, and share your resources Google+ Community link
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HSTE Membership is more than 1,700 members!
For an organization that is only three years old, we have become quite a force for education!  

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Check the "Tech Events in Hawaii" link for a list of conferences you can attend here in Hawaii.  Hawaii will be sending a big contingency of educators to the ISTE event in Atlanta in June.  If you want to start connecting with others, go to our Edmodo page and sign in.  (If you need the link information, just email us.)  

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Like ISTE, HSTE welcomes members from the entire spectrum of education – K-12 and university, public and private – as well as government and business organizations involved with education technology. There are no membership dues to join HSTE during this charter member recruitment phase.  HSTE already has over 1,200 members!

Benefits of HSTE Membership – As a member of HSTE, you will be eligible for a $10 discount on your annual ISTE membership. In addition, you will be connected with a network of educators and technology leaders from around the islands.

Join Us Now – If you are interested in becoming a charter member of HSTE, please fill out the member application. There is no charge to join at this time and you will be helping to create an important new organization to support the use of technology in our learning environments.




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