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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 6, 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   **updated 10-07-2015**

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of September 15, 2015 

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

     A.         Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Update on Seal of Biliteracy Implementation Plan; (2) Update on status of, process, and timeline for Committee review of Board policies presently assigned to the Committee; (3) Committee Action on the following Board of Education (“Board”) policies:  101.1 Student Code of Conduct, 101.2 Character Education, 101.5 Guidance, Counseling and Related Services,  101.6         Comprehensive Student Support System, 101.8 Extended Learning Opportunities, 101.10 School Service, 102.13 Credits, 102.3 Content and Performance Standards, 103.7 Competitive Food Sales, 105.18 Field Trips and Student Travel, 106.5 Focus on Students, 500.19 School Community Councils; (4) Committee Action on Board Policy 305.3, Safe Schools, including consideration of issues regarding school resource officers; (5) Committee Action on Department of Education’s multi-year school calendar (2016-2017, 2017-2018, and 2018-2019 School Years)

     B.         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:  report on findings and recommendations

     C.         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 2017 supplemental budget:  report on findings and recommendations

      D.         Superintendent’s Report:  October 2015 Education Update

V.              Discussion Items 

     A.       Community stakeholder presentation:  Adult Friends for Youth **updated**

     B.       Update on the Department of Education’s heat abatement program:  current status and progress since September 15, 2015

VI.            *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.           Action Items 

    A.       Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendations concerning Board Policy 500.9, Establishment of Complex Areas and Board Policy 500.10, Functions of District Offices

    B.      Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning Board Policies:

101.1

Student Code of Conduct

101.2

Character Education

101.5

Guidance, Counseling and Related Services

101.6

Comprehensive Student Support System

101.8

Extended Learning Opportunities

101.10

School Service

102.13

Credits

102.3

Content and Performance Standards

103.7

Competitive Food Sales

105.18

Field Trips and Student Travel

106.5

Focus on Students

500.19

 

School Community Councils

   C.    Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning Board Policy 305.3, Safe Schools, including consideration of issues regarding school resource officers

VIII.         Executive Session

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

     A.       Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning establishment of objectives and weights for 2015-2016 School Year evaluation of State Librarian

    B.      Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning establishment of objectives and weights for 2015-2016 School Year evaluation of Superintendent

    C.      Update on Department of Education personnel matters and litigation

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.

 

                                                                                                         ________________________________________

                                                                                                         Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson