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Jonathan Gillentine

Jonathan Gillentine is an early learning specialist for the Windward District Office in Kaneohe and a 2014 Hope Street Group Hawaii State Teacher Fellow. He has spent more than three decades as a teacher and was the first recipient of the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board new teacher leader license.
Hawaii Legislature Should Expand Preschool Programs Alia Wong/Civil Beat

Hawaii Legislature Should Expand Preschool Programs

At the same time, the state Department of Education needs to make sure it participates in federal grant programs that help pay for early education opportunities.
Hawaii Students Deserve Teacher Leaders Wikimedia Commons

Hawaii Students Deserve Teacher Leaders

We should embrace the efforts of teachers who believe demonstrating leadership will result in educational improvement.