Facilities Overview

East Hartford Public Schools Department of Facilities manages a portfolio of (18) buildings totaling over 1.3 million square feet on (205) acres of land with a team of Custodians, Building Maintainers, Campus Safety Officers, Tradesman, and a large network of contractors. Three Managers run the operational teams of Custodial, Maintenance, and Safety and Preparedness, with overall guidance and management provided by the Assistant Director of Facilities. An Executive Secretary and Secretary provide administrative support and keep the office running smoothly.

Our Vision:

To create high quality and inspirational educational environments for our community.

Our Mission:

To continually improve the facilities we manage by deploying resources in a well-planned and efficient manner to maximize value to those we serve.

The core functions of the Department include:

  • Daily cleaning, maintenance, and repair
  • 24/7 response to building maintenance emergencies
  • Identifying building issues and potential improvements
  • Creation and analysis of yearly Operating Budgets
  • Managing building systems to provide optimal comfort and performance
  • Engineering and planning solutions and upgrades
  • Daily security guard services
  • Creation and ongoing improvement of School Specific All-Hazard Plans
  • Planning and executing Crisis Response Drills
  • Engaging and managing vendors and contractors
  • Managing government required environmental programs
  • Assessing, planning, budgeting, and managing Capital Improvement Projects

We strive to exceed the expectations of the community and welcome feedback that will help us improve our service delivery. E-mail or call (860) 622-5950 to speak with one of our staff.


James Rovezzi
Facilities Director
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Daniel Ford
Associate Director - Facilities Infrastructure
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Eric Krauch
Facilities Operations Manager
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Kevin McCarthy
Facilities Safety and Preparedness Manager
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Cheryl Parent
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