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Lanesborough-Williamstown Tri-District Creates Asst. Superintendent Post

The Mount Greylock Regional School District and Superintendency Union 71 on Tuesday approved the creation of an assistant superintendent position to replace the Tri-District's director of pupil personnel services. The Tri-District is the umbrella under which the regional junior-senior high school and SU-71 a collaboration of the Williamstown and Lanesborough elementary school districts share a central administration.

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North Adams School Committee Approves Superintendent Search Panel

The School Committee on Thursday took the first steps in finding a new superintendent by approving a search committee and job description. The city hopes to have a new superintendent of schools in place by July 1 to replace James Montepare, who is retiring after more than 40 years in the school system.

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Montepare Retires in April; North Adams Searching for New Superintendent

Superintendent of Schools James Montepare will retire at the end of March after more than 40 years in the school district and a dozen as superintendent. School officials are planning an aggressive search for his replacement with hopes to have someone s

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McCann Student Receives Superintendent Award

"You make us proud, you, make McCann proud, there is no doubt you make your family proud, and you make yourself proud." — James Brosnan

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Discusses Goals

"I've discussed with all school committees my entry plan, which I was working on before I was even hired." — Douglas Dias

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Pittsfield's Superintendent McCandless Given Six-year Contract Extension

"Even a small increase on my salary is money. I'm not going to do this while we are laying people off." — Jason McCandless

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Mount Greylock Committee Says Farewell to Interim Superintendent

"He's in the loop with our administrative team. I feel enthusiastic about the choice you made." — Gordon Noseworthy

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Pick: 'Commitment to Education' in Towns

"Had I landed at any one of them, I could have done well. Union 71 and Mount Greylock resonated with me the most." — Douglas Dias

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Elementaries OK Superintendent Contract

After an approximately 45-minute executive session to review the contract, the five committee members reconvened and voted on the agreement.

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Dias Selects Williamstown-Lanesborough; Contract Signing Set

"I think with the enthusiasm and interest Dr. Dias has shown, he is going to able to hit the ground running." &mdash Carolyn Greene

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Lanesborough-Williamstown Officials Hopeful of School Leader

"Both Union 71 and MG have met in executive session to discuss contract parameters and are in agreement as to the terms." — Carolyn Greene

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Lanesborough-Williamstown Superintendent Choice 'Pleased' to Negotiate

Douglas Dias has told officials ... that he "would be pleased to enter negotiations with" the Tri-District.

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Pick Sees Himself as Potential Admiral

"When they need something, they let me know, and I'll get it for them because the principals are the captains of their ship." — Douglas Dias

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Offers Superintendent Post to Medway Principal

"I think we need to act expeditiously." — Rich Cohen

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Finalists Named

It is possible but unlikely that the committees will choose to select a candidate on Monday night.

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McCann Senior Praised For Her Achievements

"I think every single day when Laura comes to school she is always ready to work and help others." — Laura Netti

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Looks Back on Career

"I think I've tried to see a thread through all the work I do that it's really about relationship building." — Rose Ellis

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Williamstown Schools Agree to Contract With Interim Superintendent

"We need a superintendent. We have three weeks to go. We've kind of painted ourselves into a corner." — Robert Barton

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Tri-District Picks Interim Superintendent

"Basically, I like people. I like teaching. I like to think I hit the ground running and I'm quick to learn." — Gordon Noseworthy

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Williamstown School Committee Preps for Superintendent Uncertainty

"I don't want to be in violation of the law because of our dependence on a partner that might be in a position where they can't make that decision." — Richard Reynolds

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Schools List Interim Leader Candidates

"It will be a good experience good for us to see what we have out there." — Sheila Hebert

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Mount Greylock Committee Taking Up Delayed Superintendent Search

"Mostly it would be a matter of getting the word out far and wide. It would be going more nationally." — Carolyn Greene

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Tri-District Search Committee Advises Interim Superintendent

"The pool was not as deep as we hoped." — Regina DiLego

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Williamstown-Lanesborough Superintendent Search Progressing

"I think it's amazing we're still meeting these deadlines." — Williamstown School Committee Chairwoman Valerie Hall

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SU-71 OKs Superintendent Search; Lanesborough Officials Seek to 'Study' Union

"Obviously, Bob doesn't support it." — Regina DiLego

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