State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education


                                                                      1390 Miller Street

                                                                 Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




                                                             Meeting Agenda


                                                   Tuesday, September 4, 2012


                                                                           1:30 PM


                                       Queen Liliuokalani Building, Room 404



                                                           General Business




Keith Amemiya

Nancy Budd

Charlene Cuaresma

Kim Gennaula

Danicia Honda

Cheryl Ka'uhane Lupenui

Jim Williams

Wesley Lo


                                                                       Donald Horner



                                                                       Brian De Lima

                                                                     Vice Chairperson




I.         Call to Order


II.        Executive Session


This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5(2), (3), (4) and (8),Hawaii Revised Statutes.


A.                    Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract and

                         related Hawaii State Labor Board matters


B.                     Discussion/Board action on the appointment of the Assistant Superintendent for the Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support   


C.                     Review/discussion of the 2012 State of Hawaii Auditor’s 2012 Management Audit of the Department of Education’s School Bus Transportation Services


D.                     Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties,

                         privileges, immunities and liabilities


III.       Approval of Minutes



IV.       Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items


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.


V.      Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

A.        Human Resource Committee Report on the following: (1) Department of Education’s (Department) Office of Human Resources reorganization; and, (2) Goal 2 Targets and related metrics contained in the Board of Education/Department strategic plan


B.        Audit Committee Report on the Department’s Internal Audit plan update through July 31, 2012


C.        Superintendent's Report 


D.        Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report


VI.     Discussion Items

A.                 Update from the charter school implementation and transition permitted interaction group (Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)


B.                Presentation/Discussion on Department of Education’s School Bus Transportation Services


VII.    Board Action Items

A.        Discussion/Board action on appointment to the State Public Charter School Commission


B.        Discussion/Board action on the Department’s Internal Audit plan update through July 31, 2012


C.        Discussion/Board action on the addition of members to the permitted interaction group working on the Board’s policy audit


VIII.    Adjournment

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