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                         State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education


                                                                      1390 Miller Street

                                                                 Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




                                                             Meeting Agenda


                                                     Tuesday, February 5, 2013


                                                                           1:30 PM


                                       Queen Liliuokalani Building, Room 404


                                                           General Business




Keith Amemiya

Nancy Budd

Charlene Cuaresma

Kim Gennaula

Danicia Honda

Cheryl Ka'uhane Lupenui

Jim Williams

Wesley Lo


                                                                        Donald Horner



                                                                        Brian De Lima

                                                                      Vice Chairperson



              I.         Call to Order

           II.        Executive Session

This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5 (2), (3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A.                     Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract and

                         related Hawaii State Labor Board matters


B.                      Discussion on salaries of complex area superintendents as it relates to Board policy 1310-4, Salaries of Subordinate Superintendents


C.                      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities on litigation matters and charter school appeals

           III.       Approval of Minutes  

          IV.       Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items

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 two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

V.      Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

A.        Human Resource Committee Report on the following: (1) Hawaii public schools teacher absenteeism statistics; (2) Hawaii public schools teacher turnover rates; and, (3) Improving Teacher Preparation in Hawaii.

B.        Audit Committee Report on the following: (1) Department of Education's (Department) Construction Process and Internal Controls Review by Deloitte and Touche LLP; (2) Community School for Adults Consolidated Review Report; (3) School Food Services Review Report; (4) Department's Internal Audit Plan Quarterly Update through December 31, 2012; (5) Re-assessment of Risk Assessment & Internal Audit Plan; and, (6) Department's ethics policies and implementation.

C.        Superintendent's Report 

D.        Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report

VI.     Discussion Items


A.                 Update from the charter school implementation and transition permitted interaction group (Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)


B.                Acknowledgement of service: Lex Brodie, ten-year member of the Hawaii State Board of Education

VII.    Board Action Items

A.        Discussion/Board action to approve subcontracts under the charter school Implementation and Transition Coordinator Contract (Act 131, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)


B.        Discussion/Board action on 2013 Legislative agenda and process

VIII.    Adjournment


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Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call 586‑3334 at least three business days before the meeting.