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Patricia Bergin     Margaret Cox     Nolan Kawano     Kili Naumuʻu      Bruce Voss

Brian De Lima, Committee Chairperson
Hubert Minn, Committee Vice Chairperson

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
9:30 a.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building
1390 Miller Street, Room 404
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



I.             Call to Order

II.            *Public testimony on Human Resources Committee ("Committee") agenda items
III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of August 15, 2017 and September 5, 2017
IV.          Discussion Items

A.       Presentation on Hope Street Group's teacher empowerment and positivity initiatives

B.       Quarterly update on pending cases of Department of Education employees on Department Directed Leave ("DDL") or Leave Pending Investigation ("LPI") **new material 10/13/2017**

V.           Executive Session

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

A.       Committee Action on establishment of objectives and weights for 2017-2018 School Year evaluation of State Librarian

B.       Committee Action on appointment of Chief of Staff (Administrative Assistant) to the Superintendent

C.       Briefing on Office of Strategy, Innovation and Performance positions

D.       Quarterly update on pending cases of Department of Education employees on Department Directed Leave ("DDL") or Leave Pending Investigation ("LPI")

VI.          Adjournment


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                                                                                    Brian De Lima, Committee ​Chairperson