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       Amy Asselbaye     Margaret Cox     Patricia Halagao     Don Horner     Jim Williams


Brian De Lima, Committee Chairperson

Hubert Minn, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, January 19, 2016

9:30 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.              Call to Order

II.             *Public testimony on Human Resources Committee (“Committee”) agenda items  **new**

III.            Approval of Meeting Minutes of November 17, 2015

         IV.            Discussion Items

       A.         Report on 2015-2016 Office of Human Resources Delivery Plan:  Office of Human Resources goals (1) improve the quantity and quality of job applicants, (2) train, retain and recognize high performing employees, and (3) restructure capacity and delivery of Office of Human Resources services **new**

       B.         Update on Committee request for information relating to Department of Education investigations (Department Directed Leave (“DDL”) and Leaves Pending Investigation (“LPI”))

       C.         Update on Department of Education investigations (DDL and LPI):  details regarding pending cases of Department of Education employees on DDL or LPI **new**

                  **Past Department Presentations on DDL/LPI:  December 2014, August 2015, September 2015, and November 2015.**

       D.         Update on status of “Return to SPED” bonuses for retired special education teachers and general education teachers returning to special education  **new**

       E.         Report on and evaluation of results of 2010 staffing allocation for special education positions and resources **new**

V.             Executive Session

This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(2) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A.       Committee Action on recommendation concerning appointment of complex area superintendent for Baldwin-Kekaulike-Maui complex area

VI.            Adjournment


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                                                           Brian De Lima, Committee Chairperson