Operational Effectiveness

May
07

Announcing Our 2022 Paraeducator of the Year

Hartford Public Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin Copeland of Kennelly School is our 2022 Paraeducator of the Year! On May 6, Mr. Copeland received a surprise visit from Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Principal Cahill and may of his Kennelly colleagues to announce the great news. The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) [...]
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May
07

Celebrating Our School Nutrition Heroes

Dear Families, Staff, and Partners, I am so pleased to share that Friday, May 7, has been officially declared Connecticut School Nutrition Hero Day by Governor Ned Lamont. On this special occasion, I would like to highlight the contributions of our Food and Nutrition Services team, who provide nutritious, well-balanced meals to our students. Over […]

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May
06

Join Us for a Virtual Town Hall about our New Three-Year Plan

Please join us as Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez presents a Community Conversation on our new Three-Year Plan for school years 2021 – 2024.  The virtual town hall takes place on Thursday, May 13 in English at 5:30 PM and in Spanish at 6:30 PM. You can submit questions in advance!  Click here! Watch the live-stream at: hartfordschools.org/TownHall Or […]

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May
05

HPS Creates Robust Virtual College Fair for our Juniors & Seniors

The Class of 2021 and Class of 2022 attended the full-day HPS Virtual College Fair on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Students received the link from their School Counsleors.  Families were able to join too!  HPS organized the Fair in partnership with Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc. & Career Beginnings. Offerings included: Class of 2021 Workshops It’s […]

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Apr
30

Celebrating Our Amazing HPS Principals!

  Dear Families, Colleagues, and Partners,   National School Principals Day 2021 Celebrating Our Amazing HPS Principals!  May 1 is National School Principals Day. On this special occasion and especially after this tough year, I would like to express my tremendous gratitude to each of our Principals. I am thankful for their leadership and deep […]

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Apr
28

Parent Teacher Conferences Tuesday & Wednesday!

Hartford Public Schools announces your Parent Teacher Conference schedule for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. All conferences will be held virtually.  Teachers and schools will reach out to families to set up the appointments. However, families can also contact teachers to set up appointments for conferences. Wednesday, May 5  will be an early […]

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Apr
23

Superintendent Weekly Update – April 23, 2021

April 23, 2021 Dear Families, Staff, and Partners, I hope you have enjoyed a healthy and safe week. I wanted to provide you with a few important updates and reminders.  <NEW> Reopening Ceremony for the MLK Campus Auditorium and Gymnasium On Thursday, April 22, HPS hosted a socially distanced special event to celebrate the completion […]

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Apr
23

HPS Community Celebrates Completion of MLK Campus Renovation

Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez (listen to her comments in video at right) On Thursday, April 22, HPS hosted a special event to celebrate the completion of the renovation of Martin Luther King Jr. Campus. A follow-up to the reopening ceremony in October, this event marked the final steps in construction – the restoration of the historic [...]
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