He'e Coalition

HE‘E Meeting Notes

General Group Meetings

  • HE’E Planning Meeting 1/17/2015   HE’E Planning Meeting January 14, 2015 4:00-6:00pm Japanese Cultural Center Manoa Grand Ballroom Agenda       Attendees: Bernadette Howard (CTE), Todd Simmons (Equality Hawaii) Bill Reeves (TLC) Paula Adams (Kaho’omiki) Tara Kelly (DLR Group) Scott Fuji (PHOCUSED) Donalyn Dela Cruz (DOE) Susan Rocco (SPIN) Kelly Miyamura (Hope Street Group) Ian Simoy (Hope Street Group) Christine Strobel (DOE) Kathy Bryant (HE’E) Amy Kunz (DOE) Malia Espinda (DOE) Kim Crutchfield (Military One Source) Jon Shindo (PHOCUSED) PJ Foehr Stephanie Shipton (DOE) Laurie Field ...
  • HE’E Planning/Special Meeting, 9/9/2014 Mahalo to Randall Roth, Joan Husted and Marsha Alegre for presenting about the Hawaii Education Institute, an exciting new organization. HE’E members engaged in spirited dialogue and look forward to the Institute’s progress.  Three documents were presented at the meeting which are listed. Introduction to Hawaii Education Institute and Board Members Edmonton Journal: The ABCs of a school revolution Public Education in Hawaii: ...
  • HE’E Special Meeting: Youth Risk Behavior Survey 7/16/2014 Special Meeting: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 4:00-5:00pm at Topa Financial Center, Bishop Street Tower,  700 Bishop Street, Suite 1701.    Attendees:  Mike Wooten (Learning 1st), Kelly Owens (Learning 1st), Jon Shindo (PHOCUSED), Scott Fuji (PHOCUSED), Debbie Spencer-Chun (Adult Friends for Youth), Christine Hanakawa (PACT), Gordon Miyamoto (DOE), Lauren Baer (TLC), Lisa Talaro (TLC), Jennifer Ryan (DOH), Jennifer Dang ...

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Planning Committee

  • HEʻE Planning Meeting, 2/14/2017   HE’E Planning Meeting February 14, 2017 9:00-11:00am The Learning Coalition Agenda     9:00-9:10 Welcome   9:10-10:00 HE’E is please to have Hawaii DOE Chief Financial Officer and Senior Assistant Superintendent Amy Kunz do a presentation on School Level Expenditures as required by the new ESSA law. She is seeking input from community members.   10:00-10:45 Discussion HEʻE Advocacy   Update on Legislature (see attached)   DOE Budget   BOE Meeting Testimony Op Ed on ...
  • Planning Meeting 1/10/2017   HE’E Planning Meeting January 10, 2017 9:00-11:00am The Learning Coalition Agenda     9:00-9:10 Welcome   9:10-10:00 HEʻE is pleased to have former BOE member Jim Williams join us for a talk story session.   10:00-10:45 Discussion on prospective legislation.   Early Learning Preschool Open Doors expansion EOEL support FCIL support   Facilities 21st Century Schools Funding for Charter Schools   Afterschool REACH support Resolution for Community Engagement Office   DOE K-12 ConAm (HSTA) Prospective appropriations bill for Office of Community Engagement Prospective appropriations ...
  • Planning Meeting 11/08/2016   HE’E Planning Meeting November 8, 2016 9:00-11:00am The Learning Coalition Agenda     9:00-9:10 Welcome   9:10-10:00 HE’E is please to host a session on BOE Policy 105.14 Multilingualism for Equitable Education, to gather input from community stakeholders. The policy was passed in February 2016.  The Department of Education (DOE) has developed an initial implementation plan and is gathering input from diverse stakeholders.  The ...

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Community Engagement


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    Education Policy

    • HE’E Planning Meeting 4/8/2014   HE’E Policy Meeting April 8, 2014 The Learning Coalition Office, 841 Bishop St. Suite 301 9:00 -11:00 am Agenda   Attendees: Ethan Allen, Susan Emley, Ethan Allan, Christina Simmons, Lauren Bear, Kelly Miyamura, Cheri Nakamura   9:15-10:15 Policy Discussion Group reviewed remaining legislative bills Please see list of bills  at the following link: HE’E Legislative Update April 3, 2014.          
    • HE’E Planning Meeting 03/11/2014   HE’E Policy Meeting March 11, 2014 The Learning Coalition Office, 841 Bishop St. Suite 301 9:00 -11:00 am Agenda   Attendees: Jim Shon, Susan Emley, Ethan Allan, Kathy Bryant, Mary Weir, and Christina Simmons   9:15-10:15 Policy Discussion Group reviewed Early Learning and Instructional Hour Bills   HE’E Legislative Update March 10, 2014     Guest Speaker Ideas Ola Screening—Group wants to pursue          
    • HE’E Planning Meeting 02/11/2014   HE’E Policy Meeting February 11, 2014 The Learning Coalition Office, 841 Bishop St. Suite 301 9:00 -11:00 am Agenda 9:15-10:15 Policy Discussion   Mary Weir, Wendy Nakasone, Kelly Miyamura, Sue Emley, Kathy Bryant, Cheri Nakamura   Legislative Priorities Early Education Mandatory K Public School Facilities Family Child Interactive Comprehensive Early Ed System Instructional Hour Air Conditioning Superintendent’s Salary After School   Communications Gifts, Charitable Contributions   Prospective Grant Chun Fun 5     10:15- HE‘E Projects   School Report Card-David Moyer PPS Middle School JVEF Common Core FS Partnership ...

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    School Engagement

    • HE‘E Comments to Department of Education Attached are the following documents. 1. HEE Summary SQS Review 20110831 (111kb) 2. Project Appleseed Survey (53kb) 3. SQS Items Red Line The HEE Summary SQS Review incorporates our overall comments about the survey, including input on the individual items. We have also included for your reference The Project Appleseed Survey and a link to the Johns Hopkins Parent ...
    • Policy and School Leadership Meeting Notes: 08/30/11 HE‘E Policy and School Leadership Meeting August 30, 2011 5-6pm The Learning Coalition   Attendees: Dave Tom, Jean Silvernail, Pamela Young, Takashi Ono, Zach Dilonno, Matt Lorin, Debbie Berger, Melanie Bailey, Mary Weir, Jennifer Dang, Gordon Miyamoto   Policy and School Leadership Meeting Agenda   1. BOE Update Board sees HE‘E as conduit to community Strategic Plan-outreach to community-Part of P-20 Focus Strand 1 Education Equity ...
    • School Quality Survey Comments: 06/02/11 HE‘E’s comments on School Quality Survey to be presented to BOE at General Business Meeting on June 7, 2011 at 2:15pm.   The Parent Survey is a good starting point to understand parent interactions with their child’s school.  However, the survey may be enhanced through the following considerations: Survey Implementation Increase communication with parents to let them know ...

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    Family Support

    • Mapping Success Meeting: 4/22/11 Overview: Discussions about the importance of getting data down to a denominator that families could understand. Using map as baseline so can measure our progress on parent/community engagement. Present: Dina Shek – legal services at KKV, help established 0-3 court Cathy Tanaka-Ross, DOH, school health programs, liaison between DOE Sup and Director DOH Cheri Nakamura – Director of HE’E Coalition Matt ...