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STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 

MEMBERS:

                                                                  Keith Amemiya                                                                    Nancy Budd                  

                                                         Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui                 Grant Chun                         Jim Williams

                                                                  Patricia Halagao                    Danson Honda                    Amy Asselbaye

                                                                                                    Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

  

NOTICE OF MEETING

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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 *Testimony Part II *Late Testimony

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of June 2, 2015

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

    A.         Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Presentation on the Department of Education’s Code of Conduct; and (2) Committee Action on recommendation concerning salary adjustments for the Department of Education’s Deputy Superintendent, Assistant Superintendents, Complex Area Superintendents, and the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

    B.         Superintendent’s Report

V.             *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items     

VI.            Action Items

    A.         Board Action on resolution recognizing Board Member Keith Amemiya for his service

    B.         Board Action on resolution recognizing Board Member Nancy Budd for her service 

    C.         Board Action on resolution recognizing Board Member Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui for her service 

    D.         Board Action on resolution recognizing Castle-Kahuku Complex Area Superintendent Lea Albert for her service

    E.         Board Action on resolution recognizing Hilo-Waiakea Complex Area Superintendent Valerie Takata for her service 

    F.         Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendations concerning the following Board policies:

400.1

Board Roles and Responsibilities

(formerly Board Policy 1200-1.5)

400.5

Public Board of Education (formerly Board Policy 1200-1.9)

400.7

Relationship of Board of Education Members with Department and Public Library System Personnel

(formerly Board Policy 1200-1.10)

500.4

Duties and Responsibilities of the Superintendent

(formerly Board Policy 1300-3)

500.18

Summer School Programs (formerly Board Policy 2410)

500.23

Solicitations by Department Personnel and Students

(formerly Board Policy 1710-5)

800.1

Content Standards for Adult Community Schools

(formerly Board Policy 2409)

1200-1.8

Committees of the Board of Education

1200-1.4

Effective Board Member Practices

1200-1.2

Authority Responsibility of Board of Education

1200-1.1

Establishment of the Board of Education

 

    G.        Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning Board Policy 304.2, Family and Community Engagement (formerly Board Policy 2403)

    H.         Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning new Board Policy E-3, Nā Hopena Aʻo

    I.           Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning new Board Policy, unnumbered, Seal of Biliteracy

                Department memorandum regarding Board Action on Student Achievement Committee Recommendations Concerning New Board Policy, Unnumbered, Seal of Biliteracy 

    J.          Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning new Board Policy 101.7, School Climate and Discipline

    K.         Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendation concerning Board Policy 103.5, Sexual Health Education

                Department memorandum regarding Board Action on Student Achievement Committee Recommendation Concerning Board Policy 103.5, Sexual Health Education 

VII.           Executive Session

    This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(2), (4), and (8) Hawaii Revised Statutes.

    A.         Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning appointment of Complex Area Superintendent for Castle-Kahuku Complex Area

    B.         Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning appointment of Complex Area Superintendent for Hilo-Waiakea Complex Area

    C.         Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning appointment of Assistant Superintendent of Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support

    D.         Board Action on Human Resources recommendations concerning salary adjustments for the Department of Education’s Deputy Superintendent, Assistant Superintendents, Complex Area Superintendents, and the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

    E.         Update on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employee Association contracts, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

    F.         Update on Hawaii State Ethics Commission and ethics questions relating to teacher travel

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 four (4) 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 (3) 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