All participating board members will attend this meeting in-person at a meeting location open to the public. There is a courtesy virtual meeting option that allows the public to participate remotely, including viewing the meeting virtually and providing remote oral testimony. Go to http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/ListenLivetoBoardMeetings.aspx for information on using the courtesy virtual meeting option.
STATE OF HAWAII
BOARD OF EDUCATION
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
Shanty Asher Bill Arakaki Lynn Fallin Ken Kuraya
Lauren Moriarty Makana McClellan Kili Namauʻu
Bruce Voss, Chairperson
Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson
NOTICE OF MEETING
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Public Meeting Location
Queen Liliuokalani Building
1390 Miller Street, Room 404
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Courtesy Virtual Meeting Information
Register to join the WebEx Meeting Online: https://hidoe-events.webex.com/weblink/register/rab12005dced22867d1e1bc3ccdccd693
Meeting number: 2550 131 7281
Meeting password: joinmeeting (56466338 from phone and video systems)
Join by phone:
1-408-418-9388 (US – not toll free)
Access Code: 255 013 17281
Attendee ID Number: #
Written testimony on Board agenda items (received within 49-Hours of the meeting)
*Materials added 4/18/2023 at 1:30 p.m.
Call to Order
*Public Testimony on Board of Education (“Board”) Agenda Items
Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 23, 2023 Special Meeting and March 23, 2023 General Business Meeting
Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating issues relating to nomination of individuals to serve as members of the State Public Charter School Commission: findings and recommendations on nomination
Board Member Report on events attended: (1) April 3, 2023 Waipahu High School future Academic Health Center blessing
*Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items
Board Action on charter school requests for waivers from Board Policy 102-15, High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement for the term of each school’s respective charter contract, for:
University Laboratory School, a Hawaiʻi Public Charter School, and
Hawaii Technology Academy
Board Action on School Community Council (“SCC”) request for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy for School Year 2023-2024 for:
Board Action on authority of person designated by the Board to conduct labor negotiations on the Hawaii State Teachers Association contract
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92-4 and Section 92-5(a)(3), Hawaii Revised Statutes.
Deliberation during the conduct of contract negotiations and concerning the authority of person designated by the Board to conduct labor negotiations on the Hawaii State Teachers Association contract
Meeting material is available online at boe.hawaii.gov.
The Board accepts written testimony on any agenda item and strongly encourages it as the primary means of submitting testimony. Written testimony received 49 hours before the meeting will be posted publicly and distributed to Board members before the meeting. Further instructions on submitting written testimony is available here: https://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx.
The Board accepts oral testimony in-person and virtually. To sign up to testify either in-person or virtually, use the form posted here: http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx. If you are testifying virtually, you must register and log in to WebEx using the same name you used to sign up to testify. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, but the Chairperson can reduce the amount of time allowed.
In accordance with Hawaii’s Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), all testimony, whether written or oral, should be related to an item that is on the agenda.
The Board provides a live broadcast of its meetings. Information on accessing this live broadcast is available here: https://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/ListenLivetoBoardMeetings.aspx.
If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Board staff at (808) 586-3334 and BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible have a greater likelihood of being fulfilled.
Upon request, this notice is available in alternate/accessible formats
Bruce D. Voss, Board Chairperson