February 22, 2019

Special Education

Our philosophy is to provide each student with an individualized education program designed to meet their unique needs, in accordance with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. We believe that each student, regardless of exceptionalism, is entitled to this opportunity and that it be in the least restrictive environment possible. Special educators work collaboratively with general educators and share the responsibility for ensuring that all students experience success. We believe that ALL students can thrive when given sufficient opportunity to learn...

Our goals are to:

  • Foster an environment that maximizes learning for all students
  • Encourage parental involvement and understanding of special education services offered
  • Partner with students to support their short and long term social, emotional, academic and life goals
  • Provide appropriate vocational and transitional services to students with disabilities to develop post-secondary school goals and foster long term success

Congratulations to HARP!

HARP has been selected as this year's recipient of the Presidents’ Community Partner Award from the Dartmouth Center for Social Impact This award, granted through Campus Compact for New Hampshire, recognizes a community organization who has enhanced the quality of life in the community in a meaningful and measurable way, while also engaging in sustained and reciprocal partnerships with Dartmouth.  HARP is being recognized for their...

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The BRAVE CHALLENGE is coming to Hartford High School this September.  This challenge is an obstacle course designed for people with cognitive, developmental, physical and emotional disabilities.  Learn more at bravechallenge.org .

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Collaborative Programs

Hartford School District is the host for the Hartford Area Regional Collaborative. Area schools, including Hartford's, may refer students and their families to one of these organizations for specialized programs or future career and life-path planning.