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07-16-13 GBM 

 

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STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 

MEMBERS:

 

      Keith Amemiya                                Jannah Dela Cruz             Kim Gennaula                            

      Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui                     Wesley Lo                                Jim Williams

      Patricia Halagao                                                                            Amy Asselbaye

 

Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

 

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

1:30 p.m.

 

Hawaii State Library

478 South King Street

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/Board action on the State Librarian’s evaluation

 

c.      Discussion/Board action on the Superintendent's evaluation

 

d.      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/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

 

a.      Student Achievement Committee Report on the following:  (1) proficiency-based course equivalents as stated in Board Policy 4540, entitled High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement Policy, (2) University Laboratory School’s Request for Waiver from Board Policy 4540, entitled High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement Policy, and (3) College, Career and Community Readiness definition

 

b.      Finance and Infrastructure Report on the following:  (1) Finance and Infrastructure committee’s performance pursuant to its charter, (2) adequacy of the Finance and Infrastructure committee’s charter, (3) implementation of the school bus transportation report recommendations, and (4) outcome of communication with the State of Hawaii Office of Budget & Finance and Department of Education’s plan for implementation of Executive Memorandum No. 13-02 regarding budget execution policies and Department of Education budget restriction.

 

c.      Superintendent’s Report

                     July Scorecard

VII.                 Discussion Items

 

a.      Report on Hawaii State Public Library System’s eBook collection development

 

VIII.               Recommendations for Action

 

a.      Discussion/Board action on University Laboratory Public Charter School graduation waiver request relating to Board Policy 4540, entitled High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement Policy

 

b.      Discussion/Board action on proposed Board Policy on student instructional hours and school year requirements

 

c.      Discussion/Board action on the School Community Council (SCC) Requests for Exceptions to the Collective Bargaining Agreement & Waivers of Board Policy, instructional hours or school year requirements for School Year 2013-14

 

Konawaena Middle School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule       

Leilehua High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule      

Mililani High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule      

Radford High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule     

 

d.      Discussion/Board action on the outcome of communication with the State of Hawaii Office of Budget & Finance and Department of Education’s plan for implementation of Executive Memorandum No. 13-02 regarding budget execution policies and Department of Education budget restriction

 

e.      Discussion/Board action on the election of the Board’s Vice Chairperson

 

f.        Discussion/Board action of the composition of the Board’s Standing Committees  (Audit Committee, Human Resource Committee, Student Achievement Committee, and Finance & Infrastructure Committee)

 

 

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 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.

 

 

 

                                                                                    ________________________________________

                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson