Operational Effectiveness

May
11

HPS Teachers Nominated for CT COLT Language Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to University High School of Science and Engineering Spanish teacher, Jessica Serrano and Classical Magnet School Ancient Greek and Latin teacher, Catherine Bernoski. Ms. Serrano and Ms. Bernoski were each nominated for the 2020-2021 CT_COLT Language Teacher of the Year Award which celebrates world language education in our schools. The Connecticut Council of Language Teachers (CT_COLT) […]

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May
08

Announcing Our 2021 Paraeducator of the Year

Hartford Public Schools is pleased to announce our 2021 Paraeducator of the Year, Ms. Cheryl Johnson of Breakthrough Magnet School South. Ms. Johnson will represent Hartford Public Schools in the competition for the Connecticut State Anne Marie Murphy Paraeducator of the Year Award. The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and the School Paraprofessional Advisory […]

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May
08

Schools Delight their Students with Car Parades

Several of our schools are delighting their students and families with car parades through the students’ neighborhoods.  Parkville Community School Car Parade on Thursday, May 7 was a wonderful event and true success. Principal Omaris Journet, reflects, “We were very happy to see many of our students, families, and community members in the Parkville neighborhood. […]

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May
07

Talking with Children about Coronavirus: a CDC Resource

As public conversations around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase, children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with COVID-19. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety […]

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May
04

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers for Students & Families

Scroll through our FAQ document below. You can also click here to link to our FAQ.  [En español]   Updated May 7, 2020  General Questions What is the current status of school closure? On Tuesday, May 5, Governor Lamont announced that public schools will not reopen for the remainder of the school year. This decision has been […]

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May
04

Online Recruitment Open House for STEM Teachers

Are you committed to urban education and believe that every child has the ability to learn? Are you passionate about equity and access for all students and their families? Do you feel you have the ability to positively change the lives of the children in your classroom?  If this sounds like you… we want to meet you!  Join […]

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May
01

Seal of Biliteracy: An Update for HPS Seniors

May 1, 2020   Dear Students and Families, Hartford Public Schools is excited to announce the second year of eligibility for Connecticut’s Seal of Biliteracy, an award given to students who have demonstrated proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate high school. The Seal of Biliteracy will be placed on a […]

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May
01

HPS High School Students Respond to District Survey

Nearly 1,600 HPS high school students have responded to an online survey emailed to them by schools last week. The questions touched on a range of topics about distance learning, from video conferencing to preferences for an alternative graduation. Several students submitted comments and questions for the Superintendent. Students from 13 HPS schools participated in […]

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