On April 22, The Hawaii Elementary and Middle School Administrators Association (HEMSAA) honored Cecile LaMar from Makaha Elementary as the 2018 Hawaii Outstanding Vice Principal. at the Hale Koa Hotel. The National Association of Elementary School Principals is committed to preparing assistant principals to step into the principal role. The NAESP honors assistant principals who are doing a superb job in their roles. She will be traveling to Orlando for the NAESP conference in July where she will be honored with the other Outstanding Assistant Principals across the United States.
Nānākuli-Waiʹanae Teachers Earn National Recognition!
Increase in National Counseling Program Certification
Nānākuli-Waiʹanae Schools Become HI AWARE Schools
Mākaha Elementary School’s SEL 'Ohana Night
5th Annual Game-Based Battle of Math Skills - Dimension U
NPAC Receives R.I.S.E. American Grant
A HI AWARE School is one that has a score of 70% or higher (Makaha 97%) on TFI, teaches the 17+ 1 Proactive Classroom Management Strategies, is Using Data on Belief Barriers to shift towards restorative practices and trauma informed care rather than punitive practices. They also include the HI Aware staff in their Multi-Tiered Systems of Support team and collaborate on very challenging youth.
Congratulations! Makaha Elementary School's counseling program has now met the criteria to become a Recognized ASCA Model Program by the American School Counselor Association. Makaha is one of more than 800 that have received this national recognition since the program’s inception (2003).