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Patricia Bergin      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

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

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, December 6, 2018
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 **new material 12/05/2018**

III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of November 15, 2018

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

A.     Special Meeting Report on(1) Presentation on Innovative Teachers Engage and Collaborate – Hawaii ("iTEaCH") Conference; (2) Hour of Code activity: Board Members will participate in a student-led computer science challenge

B.     Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Presentation on Complex Area Superintendent Report: special education and English learner in the Baldwin-Kekaulike-Maui Complex Area; (2) Update on status of multiple charter school authorizer system

C.     Student Representative Report on:  (1) participation in 25th Annual Hawaii Children Youth Summit; (2) Hawaii State Student Council October meeting updates; (3) upcoming Hawaii State Student Council events; (4) Hawaii Secondary Student Conference 2018

D.     Superintendent's Report:  (1) December 2018 Education Update; (2) update on school visits; (3) update on 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan implementation: Focus on gender equity committee **new material 12/03/2018**

V.         Discussion Items

VI.        *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items    

VII.        Action Items

A.     Board Action on State Public Charter School Commission's quarterly reporting on Board's 2017 Special Review report

B.     Board Action on 2018 Legislative Report:  annual Board report on the State's public charter schools in accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302D-21

C.     Board Action on the School Community Council ("SCC") request for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy for School Year 2019-2020 for:

Aiea High School
Baldwin High School
James Campbell High School
King Kekaulike High School
Maui High School (commencement date)
Maui High School (school schedule – assessments)
Pearl City High School

D.      Board Action on Board policy positions for the 2019 Legislative Session:  equity and access; safe learning environments that support students' well-being; student-centered school design; staff professional development, recruitment, and retention; communication and engagement; Department and Hawaii State Public Library System budgets and Capital Improvement Program budgets; and State Librarian salary cap

E.      Board Action on designation of Board members to an ad hoc committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-2.5(b)(2)), concerning 2019 Legislative Session

VIII.        Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(2), (3), and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A.     Board Action on appointment of Kaimuki-McKinley-Roosevelt Complex Area Superintendent

B.     Update on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employee Association contracts, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

IX.          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