Teaching and Learning

Apr
17

Welcome Back! Distance Learning Continues Monday

April 17, 2020 Dear Families, I hope you enjoyed a restful Spring Break. We are excited to welcome our students back next week when distance learning resumes on Monday, April 20. Our team has been working hard to deliver the resources and supports that all our students need to access learning. We want to provide […]

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Apr
16

Online Recruiting Event: TESOL, World Language, and Bilingual Teachers

Hartford Public Schools is recruiting TESOL, World Language, and Bilingual Teachers for the 2020-2021 School Year. On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT,  join us to explore what a rewarding education career can look like with HPS at our VIRTUAL Open House.  Attendees will have the opportunity to: Network with district leadership and […]

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Apr
16

It’s “Family Code Week” for K-5 Students: April 13-18

Please join us for “Family Code Week” from April 13-18. A fun, free and loving learning experience for families with K-5 children sheltering at home. A first hour of coding, together. Offered ten times, LIVE, April 13-18.   Schedule & Signup Here: http://www.familycodenight.org/   Spanish Language “Family Code Week” Programar e inscribirse aquí: http://www.familycodenight.org/espanol ¡Favor de acompañarnos! 13 al […]

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Apr
15

Bedtime Storybook Read-alouds

Tune in to Hartford Public Library’s Facebook site every evening to enjoy a read-aloud of a favorite children’s book at https://www.facebook.com/watch/HartfordPublicLibrary/ We have included some of their latest videos below. 5:46 If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff – Read by Vickie Palmatier 4 hours ago 14:59 Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown […]

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Apr
15

Video Conferencing Guidelines for Students

Dear Families, We are grateful for your attention and patience as we enter the second week of distance learning at Hartford Public Schools. I’m writing to provide you with an update about the introduction of video conferencing for students. With this tool, teachers will be able to conduct office hours as well as group instruction […]

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Apr
15

A Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom – English & Spanish

Use arrow keys at bottom-left corner to turn the pages (1-18). Click here for a printable copy. Use las teclas de flecha en la esquina inferior izquierda para pasar las páginas (1-18). Oprime aquí para obtener una copia imprimible.

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Apr
09

Superintendent Message about Spring Break

April 9, 2020 Dear Families, Today, Governor Lamont announced that public schools will not reopen until at least May 20. We hope all our students and families have a relaxing, joyful, and healthy Spring Break. We encourage you to use this time to take care of yourselves and loved ones. Eat healthy foods, be active, […]

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Apr
09

HPS Selects 3 Finalists for 2020 Teacher of the Year

After an intensive screening and interview process, Hartford Public School’s 2020 Teacher of the Year choice is down to three District Teacher of the Year Finalists. A special districtwide committee selected Shakira Perez, an 8th and 12th Grade English teacher at Classical Magnet School; John Tusch, an English and Computer Science teacher at Global Communications Academy; and […]

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