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Superintendent Hayashi Appoints Deputy Superintendents to Lead Strategy and Operations
August 20, 2022

Fellows mentioned in this story: Tammi Oyadomari-Chun, Cohort VI

From the Hawai‘i State Department of Education Press Release:

​Hawai‘i State Department of Education (HIDOE) Superintendent Keith Hayashi has appointed two veteran leaders to help strengthen the Department's capacity to deliver on its priorities and goals and mitigate the negative impacts of the pandemic on students and schools.

Tammi Oyadomari-Chun has been named deputy superintendent of strategy and Curt T. Otaguro has been named deputy superintendent of operations. Hayashi said the deputy superintendents will help the Department:

  • Formulate a plan of action to address the needs of, and potentially redesign, our state offices and system to better support complex areas and schools collectively to create the conditions needed to facilitate student success,
  • Modernize processes and systems to eliminate redundancy and replace what is outdated to increase efficiency and effectiveness, and 
  • Promote institutional advancement to garner support in building leadership as well as teaching and learning capacity, increasing student engagement, and providing students with work-based and problem-based learning opportunities. 

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