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STATE OF HAWAII
BOARD OF EDUCATION
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
Keith Amemiya Jannah Dela Cruz Nancy Budd
Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui Wesley Lo Jim Williams
Patricia Halagao Amy Asselbaye
Donald Horner, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson
NOTICE OF MEETING
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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
III. Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5(2), (3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.
a. Discussion/Board action on the objectives for next cycle of State Librarian’s evaluation
b. Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employees Association contract, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters
c. Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities
IV. Approval of Minutes
V. *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items
VI. Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members
a. Student Achievement Committee Report on the following: (1) Department of Education student safety strategic initiatives; (2) Kau/Keaau/Pahoa zone of school innovation: (3) Board of Education Policy 2105, entitled “Hawaiian Language Immersion Program”: Program to Pathway Project; (4) Department of Education’s development of the Common Core State Standards Hawaiian version
b. Superintendent’s Report
c. State Librarian’s Report
i. 2013 Summer Reading program
HSPLS Summer Reading Program HSPLS Handout
VII. Recommendations for Action
a. Discussion/Board action on creation of permitted interaction group to review Hawaiian education
*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.
In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board of Education (BOE) will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution. Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at www.hawaiiboe.net. For those unable to print, the BOE Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.
Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call 586-3334 at least three business days before the meeting.
Chairperson Office Hour: The Board Chairperson is available to meet with interested members of the public on matters related to the BOE and public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the BOE Office (1390 Miller Street, Room 404, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813), by appointment only. If you would like to meet with the Board Chairperson, please call the BOE office at (808) 586-3334, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment. If this is not possible, please feel free to email your questions and comments directly to the Board Chairperson at BOE_Hawaii@notes.k12.hi.us. Thank you.
Donald Horner, Board Chairperson