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Patricia Bergin       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox    

Hubert Minn     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss

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

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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  **updated material 10/18/2016**

III.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of October 4, 2016

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

              A. Human Resources Committee Report on:  (1) Quarterly Update on Pending Cases of Department of Education Employees on Department Directed Leave ("DDL") or Leave Pending Investigation ("LPI"), including status of policies and procedures 

              B.  Superintendent's Report **new material 10/19/2016** 

V.      Discussion Items

              A.  Community Stakeholder Presentation:  WeVoteHawaii

              B.  Presentation on draft of proposed revisions for review and extension of the 2011-2018 Joint Department of Education and Board of Education Strategic Plan  **updated material 10/18/2016**

              C.  Update on the Governor's Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA") Team

VI.     *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.    Action Items

              A.  Board Action on resolution recognizing Board Member Jim Williams for his service

              B.  Board Action on approval of the record of the September 27, 2016 public hearing on draft administrative rules for multiple charter school authorizers  **new material 10/13/2016**

              C.  Board Action on termination of the Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) conducting the special review of the State Public Charter School Commission (formed on September 6, 2016) and designation of Board Members to a new Investigative Committee to conduct the Special Review **new material 10/14/2016**

              D.  Board Action on election of committee chairperson and committee vice chairperson for Student Achievement Committee

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

               A.  Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning establishment of objectives and weights for 2016-2017 School Year evaluation of Superintendent
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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                                                                                    Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson