HFT Sponsors Connecticut Science Center Programs for Hartford Students

There are several opportunities to book grant-funded student programs with the Connecticut Science Center, at no cost to Hartford Public Schools.  These programs are provided with support from your Hartford Federation of Teachers. All student programs for Grades K-12 are eligible. This includes our new NGSS-aligned Virtual Programs and our Virtual STEM Career Showcases for older students. These programs are designed to accommodate …

HFT Advocates for Transparency Regarding COVID-19

The HFT met with Mayor Luke Bronin and took the opportunity to request transparency regarding the number of COVID cases in our city schools and how many persons were quarantined as a result. We believe this data provides useful information to our Hartford families and staff. We are pleased to see that this data is …

AFT Connecticut Survey on your “Back To School Experience.”

Take The Survey Now that the 2020-21 school year is underway, AFT Connecticut is preparing a current assessment of union members’ risk factor concerns about exposure to COVID-19. To do that effectively, we need your assistance. Please click the button below and share your concerns with AFT Connecticut as we move forward in solidarity to …

Welcome Back!

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.

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