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As part of the response to the threat of COVID-19, Governor David Ige issued a Ninth Supplementary Proclamation dated June 10, 2020, suspending Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records, to the extent necessary to enable boards as defined in Section 92-2, to conduct meetings without any board members or members of the public physically present in the same location, among other things.

 

The Board of Education will be holding virtual meetings until further notice. Go to http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/ListenLivetoBoardMeetings.aspx for information on how to listen to these virtual meetings.

 

STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 

MEMBERS

Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse      Margaret Cox      Lynn Fallin

     Kili Namau Ľu     Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Hunter Harris (student representative)   Captain Lyn Yatko (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

NOTICE OF MEETING

Thursday, July 9, 2020

1:30 p.m.

Virtual Meeting

 

Register to join the WebEx Meeting Online:

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Meeting number: 120 069 5672

Meeting password: joinmeeting

 

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AGENDA

           

I.          Call to Order

II.         Swearing in of student representative for 2020-2021 School Year

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

NOTE: Written testimony is strongly encouraged. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance and log in to WebEx. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time. See below for more information.


July 9, 2020 GBM Testimony Part 1 (Pages 1-1000) *New material added 07/08/2020 at 1:20 p.m.*


July 9, 2020 GBM Testimony Part 2 (Pages 1001-2000) *New material added 07/09/2020 at 12:33 a.m.*


July 9, 2020 GBM Testimony Part 3 (Pages 2001-3000) *New material added 07/09/2020 at 12:45 p.m.*


July 9, 2020 GBM Testimony (Late) 


IV.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of June 18, 2020

V.          Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent

A. Investigative committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) concerning Board and standing committee strategic priorities for the 2020-2021 school year

VI.         Discussion Items

A. Presentation on Department of Education's comprehensive plan for reopening schools plan for the 2020-2021 School Year 

VII.        Action Items

A. Board Action on general business meeting schedule for 2020-2021 School Year

B. Board Action on election of Board Vice Chairperson

C. Board Action on appointment of members of Student Achievement Committee, Finance and Infrastructure Committee, and Human Resources Committee

D. Board Action on election of committee chairperson and committee vice chairperson of Student Achievement Committee, Finance and Infrastructure Committee, and Human Resources Committee

E. Board Action on Memorandum of Understanding between State of Hawaii Board of Education and Hawaii State Teachers Association (SY 2020-2021 COVID-19 Response):  2017-2021 contractual modifications and conditions of work related to COVID-19 response for Bargaining Unit 5 employees

VIII.      Adjournment

 

Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item and is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance using the form posted here: http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx. Please note that you will need to register and log in to Webex to testify orally. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time.

Meeting material is available online at boe.hawaii.gov.

Audio of this meeting will be broadcast live. Video of the meeting participants will not be broadcast. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.

Persons requiring an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the Board Office at BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov or at (808) 586-3334 as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow additional time to fulfill your request. We will try to obtain the accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.

 

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                                                                                                                                Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson