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   STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 MEMBERS

 Amy Asselbaye       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox    

 Patricia Halagao     Don Horner     Hubert Minn     Jim Williams

 Brennan Lee (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

 Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

5:00 p.m.

Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School

1202 Prospect Street, Cafeteria

Honolulu, Hawaii  96822

 

AGENDA

         

I.                 Call to Order

II.              *Public Testimony on Board of Education (“Board”) Agenda Items **updated (03/16/16)**

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 1, 2016

IV.            Announcement:  Call for applications and nominations to serve on the State Public Charter School Commission

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

       A.       Human Resources Committee Report:  (1) Presentation on new metric for Department of Education’s Scorecard (measuring progress against the desired outcomes of the Board of Education and Department of Education’s Joint Strategic Plan) for Goal 2 (Staff Success); (2) Update on status of Department of Education employees on Department Directed Leave (“DDL”) or Leave Pending Investigation (“LPI”), including status of Committee request for information relating to DDL and LPI; (3) Committee Action on Department of Education investigations (DDL and LPI):  procedures, deadlines, and timelines for investigations; (4) Committee Action on declaration of annual reduction in force (“RIF”) for classified employees to initiate collectively bargained placement rights for employees displaced due to changes in staffing needs

       B.      Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report:  (1) Update on the Department of Education’s heat abatement program:  progress since February 16, 2016 and Department of Education’s plan to reach the Governor’s initiative to cool 1,000 classrooms by the end of the 2016 calendar year; (2) Update on the Department of Education’s supplemental budget request for 2016-2017 Fiscal Year:   House Committee on Finance decisions; (3) Committee Action on  the following Board policies: E-600 Libraries, 600.1 Collection Development, 600.2 Hawaii State Public Library System Budgets, 600.3 Hawaii State Public Library System Safe Workplace, 600.4 Naming of Hawaii State Public Library Facilities, 600.5 Hawaii State Public Library System Internet Acceptable Use, 9020 Access to Hawaii State Public Library System Facilities; (4) Committee Action on the Department of Education's operating budget restriction for Fiscal Year 2015-2016:  disposition of charter school true-up funds (EDN 200, 300, and 400)

       C.       Student Achievement Committee Report on:  Committee Action on draft administrative rules for multiple charter school authorizers 

       D.         Report on March 8, 2016 Maui Community Meeting **revised (03/14/16)**

       E.         Superintendent’s Report:  (1) Message from the Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School principal; (2) Update on 2016 Legislative Session; (3) Update on discussions regarding a public school site in Kakaako at 690 Pohukaina, a mixed-use condominium project

VI.             Discussion Items

      A.       Community Stakeholder Presentation:  American Heart Association’s CPR training

      B.       Update on review and extension of the 2011-2018 Joint Department of Education and Board of Education Strategic Plan **new (03/10/16)**

VII.           *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VIII.         Action Items

     A.       Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning declaration of annual reduction in force (“RIF”) for classified employees to initiate collectively bargained placement rights for employees displaced due to changes in staffing needs **revised (03/14/16)**

     B.       Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee’s recommendation concerning Department of Education’s operating budget restriction for Fiscal Year 2015-2016:  disposition of charter school true-up funds (EDN 200, 300, and 400) **new (03/11/16)**

     C.       Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning draft administrative rules for multiple charter school authorizers **new (03/14/16)**

IX.           Executive Session

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

    A.       Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning draft administrative rules for multiple charter school authorizers

    B.      Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning declaration of annual reduction in force (“RIF”) for classified employees to initiate collectively bargained placement rights for employees displaced due to changes in staffing needs

X.           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.

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                                                                                                         Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson