Early Learning Board Meeting – October 13, 2022

Posted on Oct 7, 2022 in Board Agendas

Early Learning Board Meeting
Thursday, October 13, 2022
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 08/25/22 Special Meeting Minutes, Approve 09/08/22 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. HIDOE Education & Homeless Children and Youth Program Office– Toby Portner and Lisa Martinez 1:50 – 2:05
Introduced by Chris Jackson, Head Start Collaboration Director
Outcome: Information/Questions

V. Executive Office on Early Learning Updates – Yuuko Arikawa-Cross & Staff 2:05 – 2:25
PDG B-5 Grant Updates/Plans
Outcome: Information/Questions/Discussion
October 2022 EOEL Updates

VI. Act 046/Act 210 2:25 – 3:25
DOE KEA Plans – Dr. Lauren Padesky, HIDOE Early Learning Specialist 2:25 – 2:45
Outcome: Information/Questions

EOEL Provider Engagement Meetings Summary – Jordana Ferreira 2:45 – 3:05
Outcome: Information/Questions Alohi Maeva

SCR 217 Roadmap Update/Process – Ben Naki and Lane Tsuchiyama 3:05 – 3:25
Outcome: Information/Questions/Discussion

VII. Subcommittee Report
Governance Standing Subcommittee – Bob Peters (for Matt Shim) 3:25 – 3:30
Outcome: Information and Board Composition Resolution Input

VIII. Leadership Updates – Bob Peters 3:30 – 3:40
Legislative Session 2023: Draft Policy Agenda Items
Outcome: Discussion

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 November 10, 2022, 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 October 13, 2022, 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-october-13-2022/ 

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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