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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, October 20, 2015

5:00 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 **updated* 10-21-15*

III.            Approval of Meeting Minutes of October 6, 2015

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

    A.  Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Presentation on the Educator Effectiveness System (the Department of Education’s teacher evaluation system):  report for the 2014-2015 School Year; (2) Presentation on special education staffing, including staff shortages and their effects on the delivery of services

    B.  Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on:  (1) Committee Action on recommendation concerning Board of Education Policy 303.12, Commercialism; (2) Committee Action on recommendation concerning the Hawaii State Public Library System’s operating budget:  budget restriction implementation for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; (3) Committee Action on recommendation concerning the Hawaii State Public Library System’s supplemental operating budget and capital improvement program request for Fiscal Year 2016-2017; (4) Committee Action on recommendation concerning Department of Education’s operating budget:  budget restriction implementation for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; (5) Committee Action on recommendation concerning the Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating the Department of Education’s Fiscal Year 2016-2017 supplemental budget findings and recommendations; (6) Committee Action on recommendation concerning the Department of Education’s supplemental operating budget and capital improvement program request for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

    C.  Superintendent’s Report:  update on Advanced Placement (“AP”) participation and performance **new**

V.         Discussion Items

    A.    Update on the Department of Education’s heat abatement program:  progress since October 6, 2015 **new**

    B.    Presentation on the Strive HI Performance System, Hawaii’s school accountability and improvement system:  results for 2014-2015 School Year

VI.       *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.      Action Items

   A.    Board Action on resolution recognizing National Principals Month

   B.    Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning Board of Education Policy 303.12, Commercialism

   C.   Board Action on Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating Hawaii State Ethics Commission decision, educational travel, and teacher participation findings and recommendations

   D.   Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning the Department of Education’s multi-year school calendar (2016-2017 and 2017-2018 School Years) **new**

   E.    Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning the Hawaii State Public Library System’s operating budget:  budget restriction implementation for Fiscal Year 2015-2016

   F.    Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning the Hawaii State Public Library System’s supplemental operating budget and capital improvement program request for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

   G.   Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning Department of Education’s operating budget:  budget restriction implementation for Fiscal Year 2015-2016

   H.   Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning the Department of Education’s supplemental operating budget and capital improvement program request for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

VIII.    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.  Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning appointment of Complex Area Superintendent for Kailua-Kalaheo Complex Area

IX.       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.

Audio of this Board meeting will be broadcast live.  For information on how to access this audio broadcast, please contact the Board Office at boe_hawaii@notes.k12.hi.us or (808) 586-3334.

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board 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 Board 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 (808) 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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                                                                                                         Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson