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                         State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education


                                                                      1390 Miller Street

                                                                 Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




                                                             Meeting Agenda


                                                  Tuesday, September 18, 2012


                                                                           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/Board action on the personnel appointment of the complex area superintendent for the Leilehua-Mililani-Waialua complex area 


C.                 Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties,

                         privileges, immunities and liabilities

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.        Report of Student Achievement Committee on the following: (1) discussion on 2012 Senate Concurrent Resolution 79 requesting the Board and the Department of Education (Department) collaborate with parent organizations to establish, implement, and monitor statewide policies for family engagement in Hawaii’s public schools; (2) discussion on Castle Complex Area Redesign initiative as it relates to the Board/Department strategic plan; (3) discussion/committee action on the Department’s recommendation to hold a public hearing on amendments to Title 8, Subtitle 2 Chapter 60, Hawaii Administrative Rules (Provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education for a Student with a Disability); and, (4) discussion/committee action on Goal 1 Targets and related metrics contained in the Board/Department strategic plan. 

B.        Report of Finance and Infrastructure Committee on the following: (1) presentation by the Hawaii State Department of Budget and Finance on the 2013-15 State of Hawaii budget and financial outlook; (2) discussion on the Department’s fiscal year 2013 budget update; (3) discussion on the Department’s approach to planning the biennium operating budget for 2013-15; (4) discussion on the Department’s approach to planning biennium capital improvement project request for 2013-15; and (5) presentation/discussion/committee action on the State Public Charter School Commission’s budget request for fiscal biennium 2013-15

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)


VII.    Board Action Items

A.                 Discussion/Board action on appointment to the State Public Charter School Commission


B.                Presentation/Discussion/Board action on Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accreditation

     WASC Presentation             WASC Handout 1             WASC Handout 2


VIII.    Adjournment



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