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


110 Beechwood Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone: 860-231-5000
Fax: 860-521-6699

Julio Duarte, Principal 

Pupil Services

Pupil Services is divided into Special Education and the following support services: 
Social Work, School Counseling, Psychological, Speech and Language, Behavioral Therapy, Autism Consultation, ABA,  Vocational and Transitional Services, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Services for the Hearing Impaired, Psychiatric Consultation and Health.

Gretchen Nelson, Director of Pupil Services

West Hartford Public Schools
50 South Main Street, Room 426
West Hartford, CT 06107

Staff Directory

Special EducationTed DillonSpecial Ed Department Supervisor5023ted_dillon@whps.org
Special EducationHatsie Casale Secretary 5024hatsie_casale@whps.org 
Special EducationGail CostelloTeacher6202gail_costello@whps.org
Special EducationNeil CummingsTeacher6269neil_cummings@whps.org
Special EducationCorinne KravetzTeacher6193corinne_kravetz@whps.org
Special EducationWynne LordTeacher6089wynne_lord@whps.org
Special EducationColleen MaherTeacher6014colleen_maher@whps.org
Special EducationMaureen MazzattoTeacher6205maureen_mazzatto@whps.org
Special EducationSam RaderTeacher6213sam_rader@whps.org
Pupil ServicesGretchen NelsonPupil Sevices5023gretchen_nelson@whps.org
Pupil ServicesMelinda CalhounSpeech & Language6120melinda_calhoun@whps.org
Pupil ServicesHatsie CasaleSecretary5024hatsie_casale@whps.org
Pupil ServicesJane SpauldingHearing Impaired6075jane_spaulding@whps.org
Pupil ServicesCarol DelTattoPupil Services6015carol_deltatto@whps.org
Pupil ServicesCorinne HarringtonPupil Services5019corinne_harrington@whps.org
Pupil ServicesKim HoffmanSocial Worker5022kim_hoffman@whps.org
Pupil ServicesEddie LitosParaprofessional6108 
Pupil ServicesJames RedmanPupil Services6270james_redman@whps.org
Pupil ServicesJoshua RichardsSchool Psychologist5020joshua_richards@whps.org
Pupil ServicesJoanne RuggieroPupil Services6104joanne_ruggiero@whps.org
Pupil ServicesLisa SchuckSocial Worker5021lisa_schuck@whps.org
Pupil ServicesJohn TracyPupil Services6121john_tracy@whps.org




Online Resources

This page will include a growing list of online resources for parents and students with learning differences.  Please send any recommendations for helpful websites to webmaster, kelly_serrano@whps.org

College Resources
Doors to colleges are opening for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in many different ways all over the country. This website is designed to share what is currently going on, provide resources and strategies, let you know about training events, and give you ways to talk to others. The information is for transition aged students as well as adults attending or planning for college. It provides resources and tools for students, families, and professionals.

College Autism Spectrum (CAS) is an independent organization of professionals whose purpose is to assist students with autism spectrum disorders, and their families. We help students with ASD explore and navigate college options before, during and through the college process.  

IDEA, ADA, IEP'S, and Section 504 Plans: What Happens in College?

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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