Amy Asselbaye       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox    

Patricia Halagao     Don Horner     Hubert Minn     Jim Williams

Brennan Lee (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of October 20, 2015

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

     A.         Audit Committee Report on:  (1) Update on Department of Education’s Internal Audit Plan, First Quarter (July 1, 2015 – September 30, 2015); (2) Presentation on Department of Education’s Procurement and Contracting Process Follow-Up Review

     B.         Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Update on Department of Education’s Scorecard (Measuring progress against the desired outcomes of the Board of Education and Department of Education’s joint Strategic Plan) for Goal 1 (student success):  School Quality Survey results for 2014-2015 School Year; (2) Presentation on Board Policy 103.2, Student Health Services and Board Policy 103.4, School-Based Health Services; (3) Update on status of, process, and timeline for Committee review of Board policies presently assigned to the Committee; (4) Committee Action on the following Board of Education (“Board”) policies: 102.1 Effective Schools Reporting, 102.2 K-12 Literacy, 102.5 Comprehensive Assessment and Accountability System, 102.6 Public Access to Assessment Data, 103.6 School Food Services, 105.1 Academic Program, 105.3 Curriculum, 500.18 Summer School, 500.20 School Community Council Waivers and School Community Council Exceptions; (5) Committee Action on Board Policy 305.3, Safe Schools, including consideration of issues regarding school resource officers; (6) Committee Action on Department of Education’s multi-year school calendar (2018-2019 School Year)

     C.         Board Student Representative’s Report:  October 2015 Hawaii State Student Council (“HSSC”) Meeting, HSSC Executive Committee presentation, and 2015 Children’s Youth Summit Conference  **revised**

     D.         Superintendent’s Report:  November 2015 Education Update **new**

V.              Discussion Items

     A.       Update on the Department of Education’s heat abatement program:  progress since October 20, 2015 **new**

VI.            *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.           Action Items

    A.       Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendation concerning Board Policy 305.3, Safe Schools, including consideration of issues regarding school resource officers 

    B.       Board Action on appointment of Board designee to the School Community Council (“SCC”) Exception Review Committee for purposes of reviewing SCC requests for waivers from Board policies and exceptions to the collective bargaining agreements

VIII.         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.

Audio of this Board meeting will be broadcast live.  For information on how to access this audio broadcast, please contact the Board Office at boe_hawaii@notes.k12.hi.us or (808) 586-3334.

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution.  Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at www.hawaiiboe.net.  For those unable to print, the Board Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call (808) 586-3334 at least three (3) business days before the meeting.

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 BOE_Hawaii@notes.k12.hi.us.  Thank you.


                                                                                                         Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson