Operational Effectiveness

Oct
02

ICYMI: Family Learning Session about Google Classroom

On Thursday, October 1, 2020, we presented two virtual learning sessions about Google Classroom; in English: 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM, and in Spanish: 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. You can watch the Learning Sessions below and explore their useful instructional presentations in English and in Spanish. Our Family Learning Session in English about Google […]

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Sep
24

HPS Announces Coronavirus Testing for Students, More Social Workers in Schools

  HARTFORD, CONN (September 24, 2020) – Today at noon Mayor Luke Bronin, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Board of Education Chair Ayesha Clarke, and hospital and city leaders announced that school nurses at Hartford Public Schools (HPS) and at the four Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) schools in Hartford have been trained to conduct coronavirus […]

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Sep
22

HPS Rocks the Vote

In a few short weeks the presidential election will take place.  In prior years organizations would enter our schools to register our students to vote.  Due to the pandemic, this is not possible. But, an online voter registration option is available.  Below is a link for online voter registration.  Registration deadlines are fast approaching. Online […]

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Sep
18

An Important Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, We care deeply about our students and families. As we come to the end of this second week of school, please know the entire team at Hartford Public Schools is here for you to ensure all our students have access to learning and supports in safe environments.  COVID-19 Update This week, our schools […]

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Sep
18

i-Ready Diagnostic Assessment Dates for Grades K-5 At-Home Learners Only

The i-Ready Diagnostic Assessment window will open for AT-HOME LEARNERS ONLY  in Grades 1 through 5 on Monday, September 21 and close on Friday, October 9. For AT-HOME LEARNERS ONLY in Kindergarten, the assessment window opens on Monday, October 5 and closes on Friday October 16. This message is to provide background, resources, and information for […]

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Sep
11

Updates on Health and Safety, and the Cyberattack

Dear Families, As this first eventful week of school comes to an end, I write to thank you again for your patience, flexibility, and commitment to your child’s education. Please rest assured that the entire team at Hartford Public Schools continues to work hard to provide teaching and learning while ensuring our students, staff, and […]

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Sep
11

Return to School Student Health Video Series

The following educational videos on hygiene were developed by the National Association of School Nurses (NASN).  They are provided for school nurses as they return-to-school during COVID-19.  School nurses can use these as a tool to educate the school community including students, staff, and parents. The three videos are titled Washing Your Hands, Wearing Cloth Face Coverings, [...]
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Sep
10

A First Day Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, As our first day of the school year draws to an end after an unexpected delay, I write to express my sincere gratitude to you for your patience, flexibility, and commitment to your child’s education. The team at Hartford Public Schools has worked incredibly hard to prepare for a new school year that […]

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