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Patricia Bergin       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox    

Hubert Minn     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss     Jim Williams

Andrea Lyn Mateo (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, July 19, 2016

5:00 p.m.

Aiea High School

98-1276 Ulune Street, Library

Aiea, Hawaii  96701



I.         Call to Order

II.       *Public Testimony on Board of Education (“Board”) Agenda Items **updated 07/20/2016**

III.      Approval of Meeting Minutes of July 19, 2016

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

A.    Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Quarterly Update on pending cases of Department of Education employees on Department Directed Leave (“DDL”) or Leave Pending Investigation (“LPI”), (2) Presentation on Educator Effectiveness System for 2016-2017 School Year and update on implementation of revisions to Board Policy 203.4, Teacher Performance Evaluation, adopted on May 17, 2016

B.    Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on: (1) Update on the Department of Education’s heat abatement program:  progress since June 21, 2016, (2) Update on Department of Education’s sustainable/energy efficiency master plan, “Ka Hei,” (3) Update on the Department of Education’s “Jacob’s study” (a facility inventory, assessment, and capacity study), (4) Committee Action on restrictions by the Executive Branch on the Department of Education’s 2016-2017 Fiscal Year budget appropriation

C.    Superintendent’s Report

D.    Report on July 9, 2016 Hawaii Education Summit

V.      Discussion Items

A.   Bright Spots: Aiea High School’s Speech and Debate and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (“JROTC”) programs and Aiea-Moanalua-Radford Complex Area’s College, Career, and Citizenship Bright Spots  **new 07/18/2016**

B.   Presentation on launch of Hawaii State Public Library System’s new website

C.   Update on the review and extension of the 2011-2018 Joint Department of Education and Board of Education Strategic Plan  **new 07/14/2016**

VI.     *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.    Action Items

A.   Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendations concerning restrictions by the Executive Branch on the Department of Education’s 2016-2017 Fiscal Year budget appropriation

B.   Board Action on formal comment on Federal Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend Federal regulations to implement changes contained in ESSA – accountability and state plans  **new 07/18/2016**

VIII.   Executive Session

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

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

IX.     Adjournment


* 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 four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

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Chairperson Office Hour:  The Board Chairperson is available to meet with interested members of the public on matters related to the BOE and public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the BOE Office (1390 Miller Street, Room 404, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813), by appointment only.  If you would like to meet with the Board Chairperson, please call the BOE office at (808) 586-3334, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.  If this is not possible, please feel free to email your questions and comments directly to the Board Chairperson at  Thank you. 


                                                                                    Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson