About Us












Who We Are

We are dedicated parents / partners who believe when parents have access to the knowledge and tools they need to effectively support their children's education their children will be successful throughout their education and in life.  As a result, parents will become engaged and intentional in expecting and supporting quality education for their children in ways that result in improved student outcomes and school improvement.


What Are Our Goals?

The goal of the Hartford Parent University is to increase parent involvement in the schools and empower parents to raise children who are successful in school and in life.  The objecteves of the Hartford Parent University are to:  increase the capacity of families to actively and effectively support their children's education; positively impact school improvement; and improve the quality of life in Hartford's communities.


HPU Facilitators

Deborah Bigelow
Drupatti Phulbas
Lois Barber
Ana Soto
Jane Russell
Damaris Acevedo
Marie Rodriguez
Daniel Perez
Precious Ross Ellis
Cauleen Bennett
Ingrid Roche
Milly Soto
Ivette Diana
Milagros Vega

Julio Flores

Sheila Resse 

Tynima Toney

Lashawn Robinson

Beayankey Pinckney Naraine

Tuwana Smith

Darlene Cooper


Latroya Blue

Rodney Morton

Ronald Martin

Tracey Casey

Lucy Smith

Richard Affaawa

Sheila Resse 


Say “Yes” to Student Success!




HPU Learning Session


"Student Centered Learning"




January 20, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


University High

Sciene & Engineering


351 Mark Twain Drive

Hartford, CT 06112


Food, childcare and transportation will be provided


Register Here