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Brian De Lima           Kim Gennaula


Jim Williams, Committee Chairperson

Charlene Cuaresma, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, April 3, 2012

9:30 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.                     Call to Order


II.                   *Public testimony on committee agenda items


III.                  Approval of minutes


IV.               **Executive session on personnel, collective bargaining & legal matters


A.        Update/discussion on collective bargaining matters pertaining to the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) and the Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA-AFSCME)


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


V.                 Discussion on the Board's review process of the Department of Education’s update of the 2011-18 Strategic Plan


VI.               Discussion/Committee action on proposed Board policy 5100 on Performance Based Probationary Credit

                        Board Policy 5100 - Performance Based Probationary Credit

VII.              Discussion/Committee action on proposed Board policy 5200 on Pay for Performance

                        Board Policy 5200 - Pay for Performance

VIII.            Discussion/Committee action on proposed Board policy 2055 on Teacher and Principal Performance Evaluation

                        Board Policy 2055 - Teacher and Principal Performance Evaluation

IX.               Discussion/Committee action on Special Education (SPED) Staffing Allocation


X.                 Discussion/Committee action on the proposed 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) resolution No. 41 recommending all incoming core subject secondary schoolteachers in the State of Hawaii acquire a Master of Education degree from an accredited educational institution


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


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


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                                                                                                                Jim Williams, Committee Chairperson