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04-26-11 General Business Meeting 

 

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                                                                   STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 MEMBERS: 

            Keith Amemiya                 Nancy Budd                           Brian DeLima

    Charlene Cuaresma            Kim Gennaula                           Wesley Lo

            Mark Dannog            Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui                 Jim Williams 

           Donald Horner, Chairperson 

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

 

AGENDA

            9:45 a.m.                                Call to Order

            9:45 a.m. – 12 noon              Board Member Orientation and Tour of Queen Liliuokalani Building to Include:

                                                            1)         DOE Organizational Structure and Departmental Functions

                                                            2)         Race to the Top Update

                                                            3)         Strategic 2011-2018 Plan Overview

                                                            4)         Operating and Capital Budget Update

                                                            5)         Meeting Logistics (Parking, Expense Reimbursement)

                                                              BOE 04262011 Presentation FINAL.pdf

            12 noon – 1:30 p.m.              * Executive Session on Personnel, Collective Bargaining and Legal Matters

            1:30 p.m.                                Reconvene General Business

  I.                    Acceptance of Minutes

II.                   Recognition of Former Board of Education (BOE) Members

III.                  Reports of Board Committees and Members

IV.               ** Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

V.                 Recommendations for Action:

A.               Discussion/Action on New BOE By-Laws (Chairperson)

                   Attachment B -- 2011 General Business Meeting Calendar

B.                Discussion/Action on Election of BOE Vice-Chairperson Effective Until 6/30/12 (Nominated by Chairperson)

C.                Discussion/Action of the BOE Standing Committees as Outlined in the By-Laws Approved 4/26/2011 (Nominated by Chairperson) 

1.            Student Achievement Committee

Committee Chair:  Cheryl Kauhane Lupenui;

Vice Chair:  Keith Amemiya

2.            Finance and Infrastructure Committee

Committee Chair:  Wesley Lo;

Vice Chair:  Don Horner

3.            Human Resource Committee

Committee Chair:  Jim Williams;

Vice Chair:  Charlene Cuaresma

4.            Audit Committee

Committee Chair:  Don Horner;

Vice Chair:  Wesley Lo

D.               Discussion/Action on Developing a New BOE Policy:  Department of Education (DOE) Strategic Plan

1.                  Requirement of DOE to Prepare a Strategic Plan to be Approved by the BOE

2.                  DOE to Submit Annual Progress Reports to the BOE Regarding Performance Relative to Plan Benchmarks

E.               Discussion/Action on Developing a New BOE Policy:  Hawaii State Public Library System’s (HSPLS) Strategic Plan

1.                  Requirement of HSPLS to Prepare a Strategic Plan to be Approved by the BOE

2.                  HSPLS to Submit Annual Progress Reports to the BOE Regarding Performance Relative to Plan Benchmarks 

VI.               Recommendations for Referral:

A.                 Discussion/Referral to Student Achievement Committee of the DOE 2011-2018 Strategic Plan for Review

B.                 Discussion/Referral to Student Achievement Committee HSPLS’s Current Strategic Plan for Review

C.                 Discussion/Referral to Human Resource Committee Annual Evaluation and Contract Review for Superintendent of DOE

D.                 Discussion/Referral to Human Resource Committee Annual Evaluation and Contract Review for HSPLS State Librarian

E.                 Discussion/Referral to Student Achievement Committee for Review and Recommendation Amendments to Board Policy 4540 “High School Graduation and Commencement Policy”  (Chairperson)

F.                 Discussion/Referral to Audit Committee for Review and Recommendation for a “Policy Audit” of BOE Overall Policies and Recommendation for State Statute Amendments in Order to Ensure Effective Governance and Student Achievement

 VII.              For Discussion:

A.        Establishment of Ad Hoc Committee(s)

VIII.            Adjournment

 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

*  This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting pursuant to Sections 92-4 and 92-5, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

** 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 two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

 

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board of Education (BOE) 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 BOE 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 586-3349 at least three business days before the meeting.

                                                                                     ________________________________________

                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson