Teaching and Learning

Apr
03

Hartford Public Schools Announces Nominees for 2020 Teacher of the Year

The competition for Hartford’s 2020 Teacher of the Year has begun with thirty-seven teachers nominated by their schools to participate in this year’s selection process.  (Pictured above are last year’s 2019 Teacher of the Year Nominees.) Each 2020 nominee has undergone an intensive screening and interview process conducted remotely by a district-wide Teacher of the […]

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Apr
02

A Learning Series for Families from the State Department of Education

In an effort to provide support to districts and families, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) is pleased to announce that they are launching their CSDE Professional Support Series. These live, interactive webinars with Q&A as well as informational videos and tutorials were created based on feedback we have heard from our district partners on […]

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Apr
01

Free STEM+ Resources from Pennies for Patients

Pennies for Patients has developed resources containing fun and engaging STEM and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) activities students can complete at home.  The activities are FREE, fun and easy-to-do. They can be found on their website www.penniesforpatients.org  and via the links below. Pennies for Patients wants children to remain engaged and motivated by STEM during their time at […]

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Mar
27

Continuity of Learning Plan Guidance for Families

March 27, 2020 Dear Families, We miss seeing our beautiful and capable students and families every day. Please know that you have all been in our thoughts. We know that the current public health emergency has led to students missing out on opportunities and the experience of being in school. We remain committed to keeping […]

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Mar
23

Boundless: Online Resources for our Students

Boundless is the new model for urban learning – an education partnership between Hartford Public Library and Hartford Public Schools that deepens learning opportunities for students and adults. On the Hartford Public Schools Boundless Library Catalog webpage, students can use their library card barcode number and PIN to access learning applications for Reading, Mathematics, World […]

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Mar
13

Fun Read-alouds, Sing-alongs & Work-outs with our Teachers

Several of our schools are joining the joyous Reading-Aloud, sing-along, and work-out social media videos movement created by educators all over our country.  Enjoy some of these delightful opportunities with our teachers, principals, and schools staff, below.   8:13NOW PLAYING Parkville’s Panther Read-a- thon Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark read by 1st gr. teacher […]

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Mar
13

Message about HPS School Closures

March 13, 2020 Dear Families, Staff, and Community Partners, Making sure that our schools are safe places for students, staff, and visitors is our highest priority. Ensuring that our students are ready to learn without distraction is our mission. In our efforts to minimize the risk of illness related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) for students and […]

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Mar
12

Students Represent HPS at CABE’s “Day on the Hill” Event

Left to right, above, Student Advisory Council members, Jenallice and Marissa (7th grade) from Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, and Adrianna (11th grade) from Pathways Academy of Technology & Design were joined by Hartford Board of Education Chair Ayesha Clarke to represent Hartford Public Schools at the CABE Day on the Hill event. They [...]
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