LISTEN LIVE TO BOARD MEETINGS CLICK HERE FOR PDF
STATE OF HAWAII
BOARD OF EDUCATION
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
Patricia Bergin Margaret Cox Nolan Kawano
Kili Namauʻu Dwight Takeno Kenneth Uemura Bruce Voss
David Texeria (student representative) Captain Lyn Hammer (military representative)
Catherine Payne, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson
NOTICE OF MEETING
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Queen Liliuokalani Building
1390 Miller Street, Room 404
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
I. Call to Order
II. *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items *new material added 02/08/2019*
III. Approval of Meeting Minutes of December 21, 2018 (Special Meeting); January 17, 2019 (General Business Meeting)
IV. Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent
A. Student Achievement Committee Report on: (1) Presentation on Complex Area Superintendent Report: special education and English learner in the Kailua-Kalaheo Complex Area; Presentation on school level safety and wellness programs and status of the Department of Health and Department of Education's 2017-2018 school year Safety and Wellness Survey; Committee Action on documents necessary to implement multiple charter school authorizer system, including application for chartering authority, authorizing contract, and authorizer performance evaluation system
B. Update on Ad Hoc Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(2)) concerning 2019 Legislative Session: hearings, informational briefings, and testimony *material updated 02/06/2019*
C. Superintendent's Report: (1) February 2019 Education Update; (2) update on school visits; (3) update on 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan implementation: Focus on aligning with Governor's State of the State address and Board and Department strategic priorities, technology, homeless services, teacher quality and Pre-Kindergarten; (4) update on 2019 Legislative Session
V. *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items
VI. Action Items
A. Board Action on approving for public hearing repeal of Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 41, Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedure and adoption of draft of new Chapter 89, Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedures for Student(s) Complaints against Adult(s)
B. Board Action on approving for public hearing draft amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 19, Student Misconduct, Discipline, School Searches and Seizures, Reporting Offenses, Police Interviews, and Arrests, and Restitution for Vandalism
C. Board Action on Board policy positions for the 2019 Legislative Session: charter school facilities, accountability and autonomy, and system oversight
VII. Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.
A. Briefing on proposed legislation with possible legal implications
B. Discussion on approving for public hearing repeal of Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 41, Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedure and adoption of draft of new Chapter 89, Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedures for Student(s) Complaints against Adult(s)
C. Discussion on approving for public hearing draft amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 19, Student Misconduct, Discipline, School Searches and Seizures, Reporting Offenses, Police Interviews, and Arrests, and Restitution for Vandalism
Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item. Oral testimony will be accepted at the meeting. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide oral testimony to the Board. In accordance with Hawaii's Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), testimony should be related to an item that is on the agenda.
Meeting material is available online at boe.hawaii.gov and can also be viewed in the Board Office.
Audio of this meeting and the presentation screen used in the meeting will be broadcast live. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.
Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should contact the Board Office at least three (3) business days before the meeting.
Chairperson Office Hour: The Board Chairperson is available to meet with members of the public on matters related to public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Board Office, by appointment. Contact the Board Office, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.
Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson