School Climate and Culture

May
28

Celebrating Memorial Day 2021

May 28, 2021 Dear Families, Colleagues, Partners, and Friends, On Monday, May 31, we celebrate Memorial Day. As we enjoy time with family and friends, we also show our gratitude to the countless individuals who have served and sacrificed their lives. We remember and honor the memories of our own family members, friends, and loved […]

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May
28

The Hartford Courant: Hartford Public Schools Announces 2021 Teacher of the Year

By JESSIKA HARKAY HARTFORD COURANT | MAY 27, 2021 AT 8:03 PM Tears filled the eyes of Victoria Shears once she took the stage at Weaver High School after she was announced as the Hartford Public Schools 2021 Teacher of the Year Thursday evening. “This year has shown us just how strong and resilient our Hartford students are. It […]

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May
21

Watch the 2021 Teacher of the Year Awards LIVE Thursday, 5/27/21 at 5:30 PM! 

After an intensive screening and interview process, Hartford Public School’s 2021 Teacher of the Year choice is down to three District Teacher of the Year Finalists.   A special district-wide committee selected Debra Bouldin, an elementary teacher at Sanchez School, Melissa Lesser, an art teacher at Bulkeley High School, and Victoria Shears, an elementary resource teacher […]

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May
19

HPS Partners with Local Health Providers to Offer Vaccination Opportunities to Students 12 Years and Older

Press Release Hartford Public Schools Partners with Local Health Providers to Offer Vaccination Opportunities to Students 12 Years and Older  HARTFORD, Conn. (May 19, 2021) – Hartford Public Schools is excited to announce free vaccination opportunities for students age 12 and older. This week, on Thursday and Friday, May 20 and 21, students from 25 [...]
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May
14

HPS Issues Call to Action to Register Students for Summer Programs by May 21 Deadline

Hartford Public Schools Provides Update on Summer Programming and Enrichment, and Issues Call to Action to Register Students by May 21 Deadline On Friday, May 14, Hartford Public Schools provided an update on our free, expanded summer programming and enrichment opportunities for HPS students for all grades. Joined by Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and Department [...]
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May
13

ICYMI: a Virtual Town Hall about our New Three-Year Plan

Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez presented a virtual Community Conversation on our new Three-Year Plan for School Years 2021 – 2024 on Thursday, May 13 in English and in Spanish. May 13, 2021: Community Conversation on our new Three-Year Plan for school years 2021 – 2024  in English   Watch all our Town Hall live-streams at: hartfordschools.org/TownHall To […]

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May
13

Announcing our New Three-Year Plan for 2021 – 2024

    Strategic Operating Plan Presentation Use the arrows to turn the page, or click here to download.     Strategic Operating Plan Presentation – SPANISH Use the arrows to turn the page, or click here to download.   DISTRICT MODEL FOR EXCELLENCE STRATEGIC OPERATING PLAN 2021 – 2024 Use the arrows to turn the page, or click […]

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May
12

Celebrating School Nurse Day

Dear Colleagues, To celebrate School Nurse Day, May 12, I would like to highlight the many contributions that HPS school nurses have made to the health and well-being of our students. Before the pandemic, our school nurses provided a wide range of health services at school nursing offices and school-based health centers. Those services included […]

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