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STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 

MEMBERS:

 

            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

1:30 p.m.

 

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

 

AGENDA

           

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

 

VIII.           Adjournment

 

*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.

 

 

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                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson