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            Keith Amemiya                                  Nancy Budd                           Charlene Cuaresma            

Angelica Wai Sam Lao                        Kim Gennaula              Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui  

Wesley Lo                                          Jim Williams


Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, February 21, 2012

1:30 p.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




            1:30 p.m.                                Call to Order

            1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.           * Executive Session on Personnel, Collective

                                                            Bargaining and Legal Matters

a.      Personnel appointments of complex area superintendents for the Pearl City/Waipahu complex area and the Campbell/Kapolei complex area

b.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association Contract and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

c.      Discussion re legal implications related to alternatives for providing student transportation

d.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities

            2:15 p.m.                                Reconvene General Business


I.                     Approval of Minutes

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

III.                  Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

a.      Report of the Student Achievement Committee

                        i.      Department of Education Strategic Plan

                        ii.      Student Achievement Committee Agenda Creation Process

                        iii.      Setting first draft of the Student Achievement Committee agenda for 2012 

b.      Superintendent’s Report        

c.      Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report

                       i.      Statewide Anti-Bullying Campaign

d.      Update/Discussion on the Board Community Meetings – Leeward Oahu District

e.      Update on 2012 Legislative Session and Board testimony to Legislature

IV.                    Presentation/Discussion on the Hawaii Teachers Standards Board

V.                     Presentation/Discussion on the Hawaii Public Land Development Corporation

VI.                    Recommendations for Action:

a.      Discussion/Board action on members of the Charter School Review Panel

                          i.      Hawaii Association of Independent Schools Representative:     Candidate John Colson

                          ii.      Licensed teacher employed by a Start-Up Charter School Representative: 

      Candidate Jerelyn Watanabe

                           iii.      Business or Accounting Representative:  Candidate Gary Kai

b.     Discussion/Board action on establishing an investigative committee to work on alternatives for providing   student transportation

c.      Discussion/Board action on authority relating to administrative rule process

d.      Discussion/Board action on proposed Board policy on Performance Based Probationary Credit 

       Proposed - Performance Based Probationary Credit

e.      Discussion/Board action on proposed Board policy on Pay for Performance

         Proposed - Performance Based Compensation

           f.        Discussion/Board action on proposed Board policy on Teacher and Principal Performance Evaluation

          Proposed - Teacher and Principal Performance Evaluation

g.      Discussion/Board action on Special Education (SPED) Staffing Allocation

                        Proposed - SPED Staffing Allocation

VII.                  Adjournment



* This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92-4 and sections 92-5(2), (3), and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.


** 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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                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson