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Tabitha Secretario

Position: Science Teacher
School: Waiakea Intermediate School
School District: Hawaii Public Schools
City, State: Hilo, HI

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Tabitha Secretario was nominated by Pohakalaokeaolani Van Veen, a family member.

Ms. Secretario has consistently demonstrated that she is an outstanding educator. She's not only a positive influence for students, but a leader among fellow teachers. Ms. Secretario brought plants into her classroom to benefit the environment and improve student focus. She has also helped develop standardized science tests on the state and national levels. She seeks to provide equal opportunity and education to the students of Hawaii, and she isn't slacking. Over the years, she has pushed her students and given them extraordinary opportunities, such as trips to Hakulau, the energy summit on Oahu, and the chance to compete in the Verizon competition. 



Comments (1)


Crystal Doi Posted over a year ago

As a fellow science teacher, I appreciate all that you do! Science is extremely important with all of this environmental impact our islands are facing. Keep doing what you are doing! Great job!