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HGEA Unit 6 Directors call for change in DOE leadership

March 02, 2021

This Thursday, March 4, the Hawaii Board of Education’s Human Resources Committee will discuss Department of Education Superintendent Christina Kishimoto’s employment contract. After much intense discussion about her leadership during the past four years, the HGEA Unit 6 Board of Directors recommends a change in leadership when the Superintendent's contract expires on July 31, 2021.

The Unit 6 BOD is calling for a new leadership team that will:

Listen to the voice of educational officers (EO) and respect feedback from the frontlines

Provide clear guidance and direction that is properly communicated to the field; one voice on health and safety matters

Provide resources for EOs to carry out directives; don't publicly announce policy changes then leave EOs to "figure it out."

READ: Unit 6 Board Testimony

The Human Resources Committee headed by Chair Dwight Takeno will discuss the Superintendent's employment contract and make a recommendation to the Board of Education.

Click on the link below for agendas and information.

11:00 a.m. Human Resources Committee

The Unit 6 board has taken a position. If you would like to submit testimony click below or go to the Hawaii BOE website.

Submit Testimony

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