Tynima Toney
Tynima Toney

Tynima is a graduate of Hartford Parent University (HPU) and the No Child Held Back (NCHB) program. She’s an HPU Coach and Facilitator and has been affiliated with HPU for approximately 5 years. Her experience with HPU has taught her who to go to when she has an issue or concern and she loves sharing that information with parents and care givers. Tynima is very passionate when it comes to parents and their children and when it comes to supporting them and their rights.

Drupatti Phulbas
Drupatti Phulbas

Drupatti has been a HPU facilitator for eight years and an HPU coach for a year. She was an active volunteer prior to HPU and one of the first to graduate as a HPU facilitator in 2012. The things she likes about HPU are the following:

  • It provides knowledge to parents to support their children’s learning
  • It is an extended arm of how to become a better comprehensive and cognitive parent at no cost to parents
  • It helps parents understand all aspects of the federal and state education laws on parental involvement
  • It brings awareness to parents regarding the Every Student Succeeds Act
  • It helps parents hold all stakeholders accountable while advocating for their children’s learning and promote excellent equal education opportunities for all children
Lucy Smith
Lucy Smith

Lucy is a graduate of Hartford Parent University (HPU) and the No Child Held Back (NCHB) program. She’s an HPU Coach and Facilitator. She has been affiliated with HPU for approximately 6 years. By being a part of HPU she feels that she has gained a better understanding of how to help her child navigate their way through the Hartford Public School system and loves sharing that information with other parents.

Milagros Vega
Milagros Vega

Milagros is a graduate of Hartford Parent University (HPU) and the No Child Held Back (NCHB) program. She’s an HPU Coach and Facilitator and has been affiliated with HPU for approximately 7 years. She also provides support for our Spanish speaking parents with children with special needs, teaching them the planning and placement team process. She is and has always been a big supporter of parent engagement and is affiliated with other Community Based Organizations.

Natalie Delgado
Natalie Delgado

Natalie is a Hartford Parent University (HPU) Coach and Facilitator. She has been affiliated with HPU for 4 years. She provides verbal communication of HPU’s informational documents for our Non-English speaking parents and care givers. Her passion is helping parents understand their rights as it relates to our school system and helping their children get the quality education they deserve.