Hawaii Resources

Hawaii Resources

Federal Resources for Hawaii

Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) State Network: Hawaii
Established by the Office of Special Education Programs at the U.S. Department of Education, the Technical Assistance (TA) Center on PBIS is charged with providing schools capacity-building information and TA for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective schoolwide disciplinary practices. This page of the Center’s Web site includes contact information for Hawaii’s PBIS coordinators and facilitators and its designated TA Center partner.

 

State Resources for Hawaii

Advancement Project: Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track: Web Site and State Map

Advancement Project works at both the national level and with grassroots organizations nationwide to examine, expose, and reform practices that lead to the criminalization of students. It also works to build capacity for community-led work and build bridges among those working to end the school-to-prison pipeline. This map presents State-based activities, resources, and news related to the school-to-prison pipeline.


 


Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning: SEL in Your State

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and the University of Illinois at Chicago Social Emotional Learning Research Group are conducting a review of educational standards related to social and emotional learning (SEL) from preschool to high school in all 50 States and the six Territories to understand whether and how States currently address SEL in their learning standards. This Web site presents the findings from the review by State and grade level. The preliminary findings from the first year of this 2-year project, State Scan of Social and Emotional Learning Standards, Preschool through High School, is also available for download.


 


eCSSS Early Warning System Toolkit

(Hawaii State Department of Education)

As part of ED’s Comprehensive Student Support System (CSSS), all schools now have access to an early warning system. The system allows schools to systematically identify and monitor students who may be at risk for academic and behavioral challenges so they can receive appropriate supports and interventions in a timely manner. This document includes guiding questions to facilitate system implementation and examine long-term outcomes.


 


National Center for School Engagement Truancy Program Registry

The National Center for School Engagement provides a registry of truancy reduction programs by State, and includes detailed information about each program including contact information and evidence of effectiveness. Searches can also be narrowed by keywords, grade level, evidence of effectiveness, and more.


 


National Center on Response to Intervention: RTI State Database: Hawaii

Response to Intervention (RTI) integrates assessment and interventions to maximize student achievement and reduce behavior problems. This database provides locally-developed (by States, territories, or districts) resources on a number of topics related to RTI, including behavior management, disproportionality, and cultural and linguistic competence. The resources, which range from policy documents and briefs to trainings and tools, are provided in an effort to share examples and information across States. Site visitors can search the database by State, topic (e.g., disproportionality, cultural and linguistic diversity), grade level, resource type, and/or audience.


 


National School Climate Center: School Climate Policies and Laws Database: Hawaii

This database contains information about laws and policies designed to address school climate and bullying prevention in each State. From this database, users can generate profiles of State policies for school climate and bullying prevention efforts, and view reports on State policies on these two issues. 


 


Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports—Getting Started Workbook

(Hawaii State Department of Education, 2012)

This workbook serves as a resource for educators who are beginning the PBIS implementation process.

Parent Project

(Hawaii State Department of Education)
The Parent Project provides parents with concrete, straightforward, step-by-step solutions for the challenges associated with children​​ experiencing failing grades, school suspension, oppositional behavior, drug use, and other challenging behaviors.

 

Parent–Community Networking Centers

(Hawaii State Department of Education)
Parent–Community Networking Centers (PCNCs) work to create supportive partnerships among the home, the school, and the community for the purposes of supporting student success and building a sense of family and community. PCNCs are school-based centers for families, volunteers, and the community to identify their strengths, collaborate, make decisions, and create partnerships.

Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track: Web Site and State Map

(Advancement Project)
Advancement Project works at both the national level and with grassroots organizations nationwide to examine, expose, and reform practices that lead to the criminalization of students. It also works to build capacity for community-led work and to build bridges among those working to end the pipeline to prison. This map presents State-based activities, resources, and news related to the pipeline.

 

National Center for School Engagement Truancy Program Registry

The National Center for School Engagement provides a registry of truancy reduction programs by State and includes detailed information about each program such as contact information and evidence of effectiveness. Searches can also be narrowed by keywords, grade level, evidence of effectiveness, and more.

 

National Center on Response to Intervention: RTI State Database: Hawaii

Response to Intervention (RTI) integrates assessment and interventions to maximize student achievement and reduce behavior problems. This database provides locally developed (by States, territories, or districts) resources on a number of topics related to RTI, including behavior management, disproportionality, and cultural and linguistic competence. The resources range from policy documents and briefs, to trainings and tools. Site visitors can search the database by State, topic (e.g., disproportionality, cultural and linguistic diversity), grade level, resource type, and/or audience.

 

Resources on Your State: Hawaii

(Dignity in Schools Campaign)
This Web site includes resources, by State, that the Dignity in Schools Campaign has been collecting for stakeholders. For some States, the Web site includes information on suspension and the pipeline to prison as well as parent advocacy guides related to student pushout.

 

SEL in Your State

(Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and the University of Illinois at Chicago Social Emotional Learning Research Group)
CASEL and the University of Illinois at Chicago Social Emotional Learning Research Group are conducting a review of educational standards related to social and emotional learning (SEL) from preschool to high school in all 50 States and the 6 territories to understand whether and how States currently address SEL in their learning standards. This Web site presents findings from the review by State and grade level. The preliminary findings from the first year of this 2-year project, State Scan of Social and Emotional Learning Standards, Preschool through High School, is also available for download.