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05-07-13 General Business Meeting 

 

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STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING 

MEMBERS:

   Keith Amemiya                  Nancy Budd                              Charlene Cuaresma             Danicia Honda                      Kim Gennaula                  

                                    Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui                                    Wesley Lo                                     Jim Williams

Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

1:30 p.m.  

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

AGENDA

           

I.                    Call to Order

II.                  *Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items

III.                Executive Session

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

a.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employees Association contract, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

b.     Discussion on personnel matters

c.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities

IV.               Approval of Minutes

V.                 *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

VI.               Reports/nnouncements of Board Committees and Members

              a.      Human Resource Committee Report on the following:  (1) Report on the Department of Education’s (Department) teacher recruitment from Colleges of Education; and (2) Department’s teacher recruitment and retention

b.     Superintendent’s Report

c.      Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report

VII.                 Discussion Items

a.      Presentation by KPMG LLP and discussion of the Department of Education’s Annual Financial and Single Audit Report FYE June 30, 2012

b.     Update from the charter school implementation and transition permitted interaction group (Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)

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 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 586-3334 at least three 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.

 

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                                                                                                                                                    Donald Horner, Board Chairperson