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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.

Board Of Education

West Hartford has an elected seven-member Board of Education which is required by State Statute and Town Charter to oversee public education.

Responsibilities of Administration


The administration of this school system is responsible for directing and coordinating the staff in realizing the educational philosophy, goals and general objectives adopted by the Board of Education within the guidelines established by Board of Education policy, law, and employee agreements. (cf. Series 6000 re Goals and Objectives, and 6210 Objectives of the Instructional Program)


To demonstrate leadership and to resolve the inevitable problems and obstacles which will arise both inside and outside the school system and in its relations with the community, the Board of Education expects the administration to specialize in: 

  1. processes of decision-making and communication.

  2. planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating educational programs.

  3. ways to coordinate and guide the school system and community to cooperate for the benefit of delivering educational services to the students of the West Hartford Public Schools.

Adopted: November 17, 1987
Reviewed: December 19, 2006

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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