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

Sasha Rosa

Franchesca Roldan


Say “Yes” to Student Success!




HPU Learning Session


"Student Centered Learning"




April 28, 2018

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


Burr Elementary


400 Wethersfield Ave

Hartford, CT 06104


Food, childcare and transportation will be provided



Register Here