Operational Effectiveness

Mar
25

Hartford Public Schools Announces Nominees for 2021 Teacher of the Year 

The competition for Hartford’s 2021 Teacher of the Year has begun with thirty-seven teachers nominated by their schools to participate in this year’s selection process. Each nominee will now undergo an intensive screening and interview process conducted remotely by a district-wide Teacher of the Year Committee made up of Hartford Public Schools   directors, officials [...]
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Mar
19

Return of Remote-Only Students Follow-Up and Frequently Asked Questions

March 19, 2021 Dear Families, We appreciate the feedback we received following yesterday’s announcement regarding the return of our remote-only students to in-person learning. We care deeply about all of our students, families, and staff. I’m writing with some important follow-up information and answers to some of the top questions you have asked.  Beginning on […]

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Mar
18

Return of Remote Learners to In-Person Learning Beginning Monday, March 29, 2021

March 18, 2021 Dear Families, We care deeply about our students, staff, and families. Thank you for your ongoing commitment to your child’s education and for your partnership.  I’m writing with an important update for our remote-only learners. <NEW> Remote-Only Students Will Return to In-Person Learning on Monday, March 29    In consultation with the […]

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Mar
16

DonorsChoose Doubles Donations to Book Projects, Starting March 16

HPS teachers and librarians, it's time to get out those book wish lists! Starting Tuesday, March 16 at 7:00 AM ET, DonorsChoose will be doubling $1M in donations to book projects. This means that a $20 donation will become a $40 donation, a $100 donation will become a $200 donation, and so on. Whether you [...]
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Mar
16

Listen to our Podcast with Dwight Bellizzi Teacher Suzanna Almon

Please enjoy our latest podcast episode of Let’s Talk, Hartford Public Schools with Mr. Rich. This week, Mr. Rich sits down with Suzanne Almon, a teacher at Dwight Bellizzi Dual Language Academy, for an important discussion about teaching and learning in Hartford, Connecticut, and great ideas for DonorsChoose classroom funding. You can also listen to […]

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Mar
16

Join Us for a Town Hall about the Return of Remote Learners to In-Person Learning

Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez presents a community conversation on Wednesday, March 24, 2021: 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM in English and 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM in Spanish, about the return of remote learners to in-person learning. Watch the Livestream at: hartfordschools.org/TownHall   La Dra. Leslie Torres-Rodríguez presenta una conversación comunitaria el miércoles 24 de marzo […]

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Mar
15

ICYMI: Parenting, Coping, and Thriving during COVID-19 and Civil Unrest

On Thursday, March 18, 2021, our Welcome Center presented the second part of a two-part workshop about parenting, coping and thriving during COVID-19 and civil unrest with Alice Farrell, JD, LCSW, MSW of Olive Branch Clinical and Consulting Services, LLC. The series of virtual workshops is conceived as a resource for families and youth in […]

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Mar
12

Weekly Update from the Superintendent – March 12, 2021

Dear Families, Thank you for your ongoing commitment to your child’s education and for your partnership. One year ago, I announced that we would be closing our schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am deeply appreciative of your commitment, strength, and resilience through this year of unprecedented change and uncertainty. We now have hope […]

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