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            Keith Amemiya                                  Nancy Budd                           Charlene Cuaresma            

Angelica Wai Sam Lao                        Kim Gennaula              Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui  

Wesley Lo                                          Jim Williams


Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, December 6, 2011

1:30 p.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




            1:30 p.m.                                Call to Order

            1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.           * Executive Session on Personnel, Collective

                                                            Bargaining and Legal Matters

a.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association Contract and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

b.      Update/Discussion on the United Public Workers Contract

c.      Discussion/action regarding State Librarian’s contract renewal/extension

d.      Discussion/action regarding personnel appointment

e.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities

            2:15 p.m.                                Reconvene General Business


I.           Approval of Minutes

II.          ** Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items 

III.         Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

a.      Report of the Human Resource Committee

                        i.      Personnel appointments

                        ii.     Proposed Hawaii administrative rules Chapter 8-63, establishing Civil Service Rules

b.      Report of the Student Achievement Committee

                       i.      Implementation of the Department of Education (Department) Strategic Plan

                       ii.      Board Workshop-Retreat

                       iii.      Student Achievement Committee’s work in 2011

c.      Report of the Finance and Infrastructure Committee

                        i.      Investigative committee working on establishing monthly Department operating and capital budgets

                       ii.      Department’s Student Transportation Report for 2012 Hawaii State Legislature

                       iii.      State of Hawaii Executive Supplemental Budget for Fiscal Year 2012-13

d.      Superintendent’s Report

e.      Hawaii State Student Council Report

f.        Update/Discussion on the Board Community Meetings

IV.        Presentation/Discussion on the Hawaii State Public Library System’s (HSPLS) HI Tech Academy (HSPLS-Microsoft partnership providing free Digital Literacy and IT Academy programs for HSPLS library cardholders)  

V.         Recommendations for Action: 

a.      Discussion/Board action on the recommendation of the Department of Education’s legislative proposal for the

         2012 Hawaii State Legislature

                       DOE - Legislative Proposal for 2012 Hawaii State Legislature

                       Cafeteria Managers - EDN(05)-12                       School Health Services - EDN(06)-12               

              b.      Discussion/Board action on the Department’s proposed Audit plan and schedule

                        DOE - Audit Plan

    c.      Discussion/Board action on the establishment of the Department’s Internal Audit charter

         DOE - Internal Audit Charter

d.      Discussion/Board action regarding the Department of Education’s recommendation on proposed Hawaii

         Administrative Rules Chapter 8-63 establishing Civil Service rules  

e.      Discussion/Board action to extend the deadline for completion of the investigative committee’s work on monthly

         operating and capital budget reports

VI.          Adjournment

* This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92-4 and sections 92-5(2), (3), (4) and (8), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

** Any interested person may submit data, views, or arguments in writing to the Board on any agenda item.  An individual or representative wishing to testify should register prior to the meeting.  Testimony must be related to an item that is on the agenda and such person shall be required to identify the agenda item to be addressed by the testimony.  Each individual or representative of an organization is allotted two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

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                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson