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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, September 15, 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 **updated 09/15/15**

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of September 1, 2015 

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

   A.    Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Presentation on the Complex Area Superintendent Evaluation:  Process and timeline; (2) Committee Action on deadlines and timeline for Department of Education investigations of employee leave (Department Directed Leaves (“DDL”) and Leaves Pending Investigation (“LPI”)

   B.    Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on:  (1) Update on Department of Education’s sustainable/energy efficiency master plan, “Ka Hei”; (2) Student transportation audit results (2012-present); (3) Update on process and timeline for Committee review of Department of Education’s heat abatement program and update on progress since September 1, 2015; (4) Committee Action on recommendation concerning Department of Education’s operating budget:  budget restriction implementation for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; (5) Committee Action on recommendations concerning Board Policy 500.9, Establishment of Complex Areas and Board Policy 500.10, Functions of District Offices.

     C.         Status Update from Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating Hawaii State Ethics Commission decision, educational travel, and teacher participation:  announcement of Investigative Committee meeting and timetable for input on issues, concerns, and possible solutions 

     D.         Superintendent’s Report

               2015 Leadership Symposium Program             

V.              Discussion Items 

     A.      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):  Scorecard results for 2014-2015 School Year, including Smarter Balanced Assessment results 

                Department of Education's Presentation on Scorecard - Goal 1:  Scorecard results for 2014-2015 School Year, including Smarter Balanced Assessment results

VI.            *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.            Action Items 

     A.      Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning C3 Social Studies Framework

                 Department of Education's September 1, 2015 Memorandum to Student Achievement Committee regarding C3 Social Studies Framework

     B.      Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning Department of Education’s operating budget:  Budget restriction implementation for Fiscal Year 2015-2016

VIII.          Executive Session

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

    A.       Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning Appointment of Complex Area Superintendent for Aiea-Moanalua-Radford Complex Area

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 t 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