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Apr
20

Jennifer Hoffman, Senior Executive Director of Special Education and Pupil Services

(860) 695-8732 HoffJ001@hartfordschools.org Mrs. Hoffman’s more than 20-year career began in Hartford as a special education teacher. Her work in the special education field includes a focus on middle and high school students with diverse backgrounds. Her main focus has always been to build a positive rapport with students and families, while holding high expectations [...]
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John Fergus, Director of Communications and Marketing

(860) 695-8515 john.fergus@hartfordschools.org Mr. Fergus brings deep expertise in communications and marketing in education. He most recently served as the Director of Marketing & Communications for Catapult Academy, a Division of Catapult Learning, where he was responsible for achieving target enrollment goals, multi-channel marketing campaigns, management of marketing operations teams in two states, recruitment, CRM/SIS, the student retention process, student/parent communications, Digital and [...]
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Clarence Zachery, Chief Operating and Financial Officer

(860) 695-8472 clarence.zachery@hartfordschools.org Clarence Zachery served as former Stamford Public Schools Chief Fiscal and Operations Support Officer (CFOSO). Mr. Zachery led the non-academic operations and fiscal management of the Stamford public school system with a $273 million operating budget and $29 million grant budget, 21 schools and 16,000 students. He supervised and managed all aspects [...]
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Jan
11

Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Superintendent of Schools

(860) 695-8401 Superintendent@hartfordschools.org Follow me on Twitter   Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez is the Superintendent of Hartford Public Schools, one of the largest urban school districts in Connecticut. Raised in Hartford and a product of Hartford Public High School, she has served as an education leader in Greater Hartford for over two decades. Prior to her [...]
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Jan
11

Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos, Deputy Superintendent of Schools

alberto.vazquez-matos@hartfordschools.org Follow me on Twitter (860)695-8404   Born in Puerto Rico, Dr. Alberto Vázquez Matos relocated at a young age to New York, where he began his education by attending both Holy Family School and later Monsignor Scanlan High School in the Bronx. He began his career in education as a teacher, academic dean, assistant [...]
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Mar
11

Dr. Madeline Negrón, Chief of Academics, Teaching, Learning & Student Supports

(860) 695-8833 madeline.negron@hartfordschools.org With over 20 years in urban education, Dr. Negrón is a resonant leader who motivates and inspires others by sharing hope and an optimistic view of the future.  Dr. Negrón is a systems thinker and a creative, tenacious leader who sets high goals for achievement and success through accountability.  As a reflective [...]
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Mar
01

Nuchette Black-Burke, Chief Engagement & Partnerships Officer

(860) 695-8748 nuchette.black-burke@hartfordschools.org Ms. Black-Burke is an innovative and collaborative community and family engagement professional with over 10 years of experience in education coordination and non-profit program administration. Ms. Black-Burke has extensive communication and relationship -building experience across diverse populations, ranging from work with teenagers and young adult students, to community, civic, educational and political [...]
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Mar
27

Evette Avila, Chief of Schools

evette.avila@hartfordschools.org (860)695-8664 Ms. Avila is a well-known educational leader who continues to empower, lead, motivate, and unite others to make sustainable systematic changes that make a difference. She remains dedicated and passionate for the field of education. She takes pride in fostering supportive, safe, caring, and challenging learning environments for all learners. Her versatile career [...]
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