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Superintendent Candidate Bazyk Familiar With Adams-Cheshire Challenges

The Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee held its third superintendent interview on Thursday night with William Bazyk, superintendent of the Battenkill Valley Supervisory Union.

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Superintendent Candidate Geryk Says Prepared to Move ACRSD Forward

The School Committee on Wednesday interviewed the second of four superintendent candidates: Maria Geryk, former superintendent of the Amherst-Pelham Regional Schools.

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Q&A: Superintendent Interviews Offer Window into Administrators’ Thinking

Below are excerpts from the hour-long interviews of each candidate, during which the committee asked a series of predetermined questions with an opportunity for committee members to ask follow-up questions.

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Four Finalists Selected For Adams-Cheshire Superintendent Post

Out of six applicants for the post, only five were interviewed. One candidate dropped out and the committee voted to eliminate one applicant who they felt was not qualified.

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Mount Greylock Committee Offers Interim Super Full-Time Post

On a vote of 6-0-1 with committee member Steven Miller abstaining, the panel chose Grady from among two finalists for the position.

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Grady, Taconic's Vosburgh Named Finalists for Mount Greylock Superintendent

On Tuesday, Search Committee Chairman Steven Miller told the full Transition Committee he had notified the two finalists and received confirmation from each that he and she would like to continue in the process.

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Matuszko Tapped As Next BRPC Executive Director

After 21 years with the organization, Thomas Matuszko is poised to become the next executive director of the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission. The commission chose Matuszko out of three finalists Thursday evening. The executive committee will now negotiate terms for employment with who could become just the organization's third executive director since the commission was formed in 1967.

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Adams Officials Envision The Ideal Town Administrator

Wanted: an honest, upfront administrator willing to embrace the community of Adams, a people person also has a good handle on management and finances and a willingness to collaborate.

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BRPC to Choose New Executive Director Next Week

A search committee conducted its interviews for the three finalists for the position on Thursday and Berkshire Regional Planning Commission will pick Nathaniel Karns' successor next week. Karns is retiring from the job after 23 years. He was just the second executive director since the commission was formed in 1967.

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Mount Greylock School District Posts Superintendent Position

This week, the district's advertisement for a permanent superintendent was posted on the website of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, which, along with the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, is one of the main vehicles for getting the word out.

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Mount Greylock Transition Committee Defines Process for Superintendent Search

The committee decided on the following seats for the search panel: two members of the Transition Committee, one teacher, one parent, one principal, one town official from either Lanesborough or Williamstown and one Mount Greylock student.

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Adams to Post Administrator Position

With the departure of former Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco, the Selectmen have started the search process for a new administrator. Officials hope to have someone hired this summer.

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Adams-Cheshire Starts Up Search for Superintendent

Putnam, who initially came to the district as interim two years ago, announced his retirement at the end of this school year late last year.

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Adams Selectmen Approve Administrator Search Process

The Board of Selectmen approved the recommended town administrator search process that it hopes to have wrapped up by April. The Board of Selectmen’s personnel subcommittee brought forth its recommendations Wednesday and asked the full board to approve the process which could be completed within four to six months.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Decides to Post Superintendent Position

On a vote of 4-3, the committee decided not to offer the job to interim Superintendent Kimberley Grady, who stepped into the post on short notice when the then-Tri-District abruptly parted ways with Douglas Dias at the start of the second year of his three-year contract.

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Adams to Post Town Administrator Job

Town Accountant Mary Beverly said the advertisements should be posted at the end of the week and that the advertising is being done in more places than in 2014.

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Mount Greylock Committee Considers Appointing Superintendent

Several members said it might be wise to follow a process before making what might be the most significant decision of the committee designed to lead the district until November's election of a brand-new school committee.

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Adams to Begin Town Administrator Search

The Selectmen's personnel subcommittee has started to outline the town administrator search process and agreed it wants more selectmen involvement. The personnel subcommittee met with interim Town Administrator and Director of Community Development Donna Cesan on Thursday to discuss the town's next move in finding a new administrator.

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BRPC Launching Search For New Executive Director

BRPC's search for a new director will begin in earnest next month. Berkshire Regional Planning Commission Executive Director Nathaniel Karns is planning to retire in early 2018. A search committee has been formed to find who will become the agency's third executive director. Karns said he wants to retire no earlier than January 1 and no later than September 1, 2018, but is "pretty flexible" with what that date will be.

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