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Bill Arakaki      Shanty Asher      Lynn Fallin     

Ken Kuraya Makana McClellan Lauren Moriarty     Kili Namauʻu     

Bruce Voss, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, August 18, 2022

8:00 a.m. 

Public Meeting Location

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Courtesy Virtual Meeting Information

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Meeting number: 2559 333 3002

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NOTE: Because this meeting is a strategic planning training and workshop session, testimony will be taken at the end of the meeting.


48-Hour Testimony for Special Meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2022

(Materials updated 8/17/2022 10:42 AM)

  1. Call to Order

  1. Discussion Items

  1. Presentation on National Association of State Boards of Education (“NABSE”) building capacity for effective leadership and governance through strategic planning

  • Reframing the Essential Question

  • Strategic Plan Framework – The Why

  • Strategic Plan Framework – The What

  • Strategic Plan Framework – The How

  • Strategic Planning – Next Steps and Decision Points for the Immediate Work Ahead

Meeting Handouts (Materials added 8/18/2022 8:20 AM)

                             Strategic Plan Workshop Notes (Materials added 8/22/2022 10:58 AM)

  1. Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

  1. Adjournment


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Bruce D. Voss, Board Chairperson

August 18, 2022 Special Meeting