Spotlight

May
06

Renzulli Gifted & Talented Academy Teacher Nominated for the MacGregor Award

Republished from the National History Day news:   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ms. Kara Ledger, a teacher at Dr. Joseph S. Renzulli Gifted and Talented Academy in Hartford, Connecticut was nominated for the Hannah E. (Liz) MacGregor Teacher of the Year History Teacher Award. The MacGregor Teacher of the Year award is sponsored by James F. […]

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May
06

HPS Selects 3 Finalists for the 2019 Teacher of the Year Title

After an intensive screening and interview process, Hartford’s 2019 Teacher of the Year choice is down to three finalists. A special district wide committee selected Zuleyka Shaw, a science teacher at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy; Nicole DiFabio, a social studies teacher at Hartford Public High School’s Academy of Engineering and Green Technology; and Narciso Moquete, […]

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May
02

Pathways Academy of Technology & Design One of the 88 Distinguished NAF Academies

In total, more than 100 NAF Academies Earn Model Level for Delivering High-Quality Educational Experiences for High School Students (March 29, 2019 – New York, NY) – Eighty-nine academies in the NAF network have reached Distinguished level and in total, more than 100 have reached Model level on NAF’s annual assessment, delivering high-quality educational experiences […]

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May
02

YES Academy Prepares Hartford Students for Business Success

City councilman James Sanchez teaching students how to tie a tie   The Connecticut Business & Industry Association Thanks Business Leaders who Taught Youth Employability Skills at April’s YES Academy at Hartford Public High School’s Academy of Engineering and Green Technology.   (Reprinted from CBIA’s newsletter)   Nearly 40 students from Hartford Public High School […]

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May
02

Pathway’s Assistant Principal Earns NAF Honor

Dr. Jessica Fitzgerald, Assistant Principal, Pathways Academy of Technology & Design is one of this year’s recipients of the Janet Linton Leadership Award from the National Academy Foundation, or NAF for exhibiting extraordinary leadership and achieving tremendous success. NAF states on Facebook: Dr. Fitzgerald is passionate about equity in education and providing opportunities for students from […]

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May
02

Don’t Miss Kinsella School’s Award-winning, “The Tempest”

On Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 5:30 PM Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts presents its award-winning production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.  Adapted and directed by Ryan Howland. $5 suggested donation for admission to the Kinsella Concert Hall at 65 Van Block Avenue, Hartford.   In related news: Kinsella’s Production of “The Tempest” Sweeps […]

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May
02

A Workshop for Families & Youth in Transition

The Hartford Public Schools Welcome Center, invites you to join us for a workshop for Families & Youth in Transition. Come and learn about strategies that help parents develop interpersonal skills, self-esteem and empowerment. Enjoy breakfast and an engaging, interactive presentation by Alice Farrell President & CEO of Olive Branch Clinical Services. This workshop will […]

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May
02

Students Participate in Latinos in Action Conference at Central Connecticut State University

On May 1, 2019, over 275 junior high and high school students learned about leadership and opportunities to pursue higher education during the Latinos in Action (LIA) Youth Leadership Conference, May 1st, at Central Connecticut State University. The conference brought together students and administrators from Hartford, New London, Middletown, and Brooklyn NY; for a day of […]

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