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 Keith Amemiya                                  Nancy Budd                           Charlene Cuaresma     

Angelica Wai Sam Lao                        Kim Gennaula              Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui  

Wesley Lo                                          Jim Williams


Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, February 7, 2012

1:30 p.m.


Hawaii State Library

478 South King Street 

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




            1:30 p.m.                                Call to Order

            1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.           * Executive Session on Personnel, Collective

                                                            Bargaining and Legal Matters

a.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association Contract and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

b.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities

            2:15 p.m.                                Reconvene General Business


I.           Approval of Minutes

II.          ** Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items 

III.         Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

a.      Report of the Human Resource Committee

                       i.      Department’s recommendation on Proposed Amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 41, entitled “Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedure

                       ii.      Review process of the Department’s update of the 2011-2018 Strategic Plan

                      iii.      Hawaii Administrative Rules establishing the compensation for part-time temporary teachers and certain other part-time temporary employees

                      iv.      Proposed Board policy on Performance Based Probationary Credit

                       v.      Proposed Board policy on Pay for Performance

                      vi.      Proposed Board policy on Special Education (SPED) Staffing Allocation

                     vii.      Proposed Board policy on Teacher and Principal Performance Evaluation

                    viii.      Proposed Board policy on Salaries of Management Personnel, including Complex Area Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents and Deputy Superintendent

b.      Report of the Finance and Infrastructure Committee

                      i.      Department’s Fiscal Year 2011-12 Budget

                     ii.      Review process of the Department’s update of the 2011-2018 Strategic Plan

                    iii.      Department’s recommended advertising amendments to Board Policy 6340, “Commercialism Policy”  

c.      Superintendent’s Report  

d.      Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report

                      i.      2012 Student Leadership Workshop  

e.      Update/Discussion on the Board Community Meetings

IV.        Presentation/Discussion on Hawaii State Public Library System year in review  

V.         Recommendations for Action:

a.   Discussion/Board action on the Department's recommendation on proposed Hawaii Administrative Rules establishing the compensation for part-time temporary teachers and certain other part-time temporary employees pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes 302A-1112, Rules

b.   Discussion/Board action on the Department’s and the Board’s 2012 Legislation review process

       2012 BOE List of House and Senate Bills and Resolutions

c.   Presentation/Discussion/Board action on Resolution No. 10 regarding Board of Education Student Representative Becomes a Member with Partial Voting Rights, proposal from the 2011-12 Secondary Student Conference (conference for Hawaii’s secondary school students to identify, discuss and arrive at recommended solutions to major youth problems, with emphasis on school problems that require the attention and joint action by the students, the Department of Education and the Hawaii State Legislature) to be presented to the 2012 Hawaii State Legislature

       SSC Resolution No. 10 regarding BOE Student Representative

VI.        Adjournment


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

** 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.

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  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 business days before the meeting.




                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson