Early Learning Board Meeting – January 12, 2023

Posted on Jan 6, 2023 in Board Agendas

Early Learning Board Meeting
Thursday, January 12, 2023
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Main Site: CEED Center, KCAA
2707 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96826

The public may attend the meeting in person (masks required except in the upstairs meeting room) or remotely via the ZOOM link (see below)

Meeting Chair will preside at the CEED Center, KCAA Location

Early Learning Board Mission: To support children’s academic and lifelong well-being by directing and supporting the EOEL for an effective, coordinated, high quality early learning system from prenatal to kindergarten entry.

I. Welcome/Mission/Announcements – Bob Peters 1:30 – 1:35

II. Review and Approve Minutes — Bob Peters 1:35 – 1:40
Outcome: Action, Approve 12/08/22 Meeting Minutes

III. Public Comment* — Bob Peters 1:40 – 1:50
Please Note: 2-minute time limit per speaker for comments related to agenda items.

IV. PDG – B5 Grant Award & Overview –Stephen Schatz, P-20 1:50 – 2:10
Outcome: Information & Questions

V. Executive Office on Early Learning – Director Arikawa-Cross & Staff 2:10 – 2:40
Office Updates, PDG – B5 Grant Role, Additional Budget Request
Outcome: Information & Discussion
Action: Approve Budget Request to add EOEL Pre-K Classrooms & Associated Expenses
EOEL January 2023 Updates

VI. Hawaii Business Collaboratory Presentation – Keiko Nitta, DOH 2:40 – 2:55
Outcome: Information/Questions

VII. Subcommittee Report
Strategic Implementation Subcommittee – Ben Naki 2:55 – 3:10
Outcomes: SCR 217 Act 46 Roadmap Report
Subcommittee Plans for 2023

Workforce Equity Subcommittee: Early Childhood Workforce Principles – Justina Acevedo-Cross 3:10 – 3:30
Outcome/Action: Approval of Policy Statement: Supports for On-Track Development, Care and Learning
WES Policy Statement

VIII. Leadership Updates – Bob Peters 3:30 – 3:40
Outcome: Information

IX. Public Comment* — Bob Peters 3:40 – 3:50
Please Note: 2-minute time limit per speaker for comments related to agenda items

X. Member Updates – Bob Peters 3:50 – 3:55
Outcome: Information

XI. Review Agenda Outcomes/Announcements/Closing – Bob Peters 3:55 – 4:00

*Public comments must address items listed on the published agenda.
Next meeting is tentatively scheduled for February 9, 2023, 1:30 – 4:00 pm.

Public Written Testimony addressing items on the agenda should be submitted via email to [email protected] marked TESTIMONY in the title no later than 9:00 am on January 12, 2023, or mailed to Ashley Miura, Executive Office on Early Learning, Prince Jonah Kuhio Elementary, 2759 S. King Street, Room C8, Honolulu, HI, 96826.

Board Packets (Meeting Materials) are available on the EOEL/ELB Website at https://earlylearning.hawaii.gov/early-learning-board-meeting-january-12-2023/

The ELB is resuming in-person meetings at the CEED/KCAA location with some Board members joining remotely. The Public may attend the meeting in-person and must wear masks except in the upstairs meeting room where it is optional, or may join remotely using the link below:

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If you need auxiliary aids/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Ashley Miura at (808) 784-5350, or at [email protected] as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill your request. Upon request, this notice is available in alternative formats.

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