Brian De Lima      Patricia Halagao         Danson Honda


Jim Williams, Committee Chairperson

Amy Asselbaye, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, November 18, 2014

10:30 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.                    Call to Order


II.                  Approval of minutes


III.                *Public testimony on committee agenda items


IV.               Discussion on the Department of Education's consideration of deferring use of the smarter balanced assessment in the educator effective system


       Star Advertiser Article     Supt Email Message to Educators             Star Advertiser Editorial           HGEA Letter            HSTA Letter                         

V.                 Update on State Librarian search process


VI.               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.      Discussion/committee action on the appointment of the Assistant Superintendent of the Office of School Facilities and Support Services

b.      Discussion/committee action on the appointment of the Senior Assistant Superintendent

c.      Discussion/update on management salaries


VII.             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.


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