Here is a message from HFT President Carol Gale. September 8, 2020, begins a school year that promises to be like no other. We’re certainly in this together. We want to know the triumphs and the concerns, and regardless of what happens, we got your back! Best wishes for a rewarding year.
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Community Conversation Regarding Opening of Schools
The HFT, in collaboration with Kamora’s Cultural Corner, hosted a community conversation on the reopening of schools. About 20 people representing parents, teachers and community members joined the zoom meeting which was also broadcast over FaceBooklive. A lively discussion centered on the reopening plans for Hartford Schools and the complexities of implementing this safely and …
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CSDE Guidance on Contact Tracing Scenarios in Schools
We want our HFT membership to remain informed regarding COVID-19 guidance from the CSDE. This document provides guidance regarding Contact Tracing Scenarios. Download the Flyer
AFT Updates Regarding Quarantine, Illness, and Returning to Work
The AFT Connecticut, our parent labor organization, issued two FAQ documents today for our members. The first, titled Quarantine and Illness, Questions and Answers, speaks to some common questions we’ve heard from our members about benefits and leave for members directly impacted by COVID-19. The second is titled Four Answers to Questions About Returning To …
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Teacher Evaluation Update for 20-21
HFT President Carol Gale shares an update with the membership regarding teacher evaluation for the 20-21 school year. Questions? Let us know using the “contact us” form on the website, or call the HFT office at (860) 249-7629.
Teachers Hold Safe Schools Rally Outside Board of Ed Meeting – WFSB Reports
Here is WFSB’s Sharon Johnston reporting on the August 18 rally outside the Board of Education meeting. Teachers rallied for a safe school re-opening. WFSB and NBC Connecticut both helped get out the news about what you, our members, want for our students and families this fall.
HFT Members Rally Before Board of Education Meeting – NBC News Reports
Carol, Corey, and Stu advocate for Teachers and Students on Morning TALK with J. Stan McCauley
Interim Guidance for Responding to COVID-19 Scenarios in Connecticut School Districts
We want you, the members of the HFT, to remain informed about the guidelines and guidance coming from the Capitol regarding the School Districts’ Response to COVID-19. This is the Connecticut State Department of Education’s Interim Guidance for Responding to COVID-19 Scenarios in Connecticut School Districts. Download the Flyer
Welcome to the HFT!
We’re so glad you’re here. Wondering what we’re all about? Here is a short video to help…