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Patricia Bergin      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

David Texeira (student representative)   Captain Lyn Hammer (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, April 18, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



I.          Call to Order

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

III.        Approval of Meeting Minutes of April 4, 2019

IV.        Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent

A. Human Resource Committee Report on(1) Presentation on Workers' Compensation Program

B. Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on: (1) Update on the Department of Education's biennium budget request for Fiscal Years 2019-2021: current status of budget bills in the legislature; (2) Update on Status of Implementation of Act 155 (Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302A-1151.1, Pilot Program for Lease of Public School Land): February 21, 2019 to April 5, 2019; (3) Update on overview of Department of Education's ("Department") Office of Information Technology Services and Department's five-year technology plan 

C. Superintendent's Report:  (1) update on school visits; (2) update on the development of a 10-year Board and Department Strategic Plan, The Power and Promise of Public Education: Focus on five promise themes; (3) update on 2019 Legislative Session; (4) update on Future Schools Now, the initiative to redesign Department facilities management


V.         Discussion Items

A. Presentation on Power and Promise of Public Education Strategic Plan: draft promise statements, initiation of public feedback, and vision and purpose of partnership alignment development 

B. Presentation on College and Career Readiness Indicators for the Class of 2018

VI.         Executive Session

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

A. Briefing on proposed legislation with possible legal implications

VII.         Adjournment


Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item. Oral testimony will be accepted at the meeting. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide oral testimony to the Board. In accordance with Hawaii's Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), testimony should be related to an item that is on the agenda.

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                                                                                                                            Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson