A Leader with a Vision
Dr. Kishimoto offered a visionary plan to include #StudentVoice in Hawaiʻi's educational goals. One part of the state's strategic plan for education is centered around #StudentVoice. Dr. Kishimoto shared that she is committed to making Hawaiʻi an educational leader and model for the country. It was a great opportunity to meet with our state's top educational leader.
Vanessa has made a tremendous impact on the culture at Ewa Makai Middle as coordinator of Student Activities and Green Initiatives, teaching students to reduce their carbon footprints and that of the entire school," said Superintendent Dr. Christina Kishimoto.
Student Activities Coordinator, Green Initiatives Coordinator and Student Leadership and Yearbook Advisor at Ewa Makai Middle.
2018 Hawaii State Teacher of the Year
Over the course of two days, students had the opportunity to network amongst legislators and other students from across the state. Delegates also learned about student and legislative concerns in education and advocated for issues they were most passionate about. The students that attended this conference enjoyed interacting with like-minded individuals as they engaged themselves during this unique and civic-based opportunity. This was truly an exciting experience for everyone.