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iBerkshiresTV: Vocational Teaching in an Online World

Host Jeffrey Snoonian speaks with McCann Technical School's Principal Justin Kratz, IT instructor Perry Burdick and carpentry instructor Patrick Ryan.

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McCann Tech Working to Keep Students Connected

McCann Technical School students are making do with remote learning but the school still hasn't determined how it will deal with graduation.

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McCann Tech Teachers Adapt Instruction to Shop-less Environment

A computer repair simulation on the website TestOut.com utilized by McCann Tech information technology teacher Perry Burdick.

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McCann Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

McCann Technical School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

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McCann Budget Benefits From Increase in State Aid

The School Committee approved the $10,038,602 budget on Thursday that although is almost 5 percent more than the fiscal 2020 budget of $9,564,727 reflects a near $331,000 increase in state aid.

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Harrington Receives McCann Superintendent's Award

Typically the award is given out in December, however, the multi-talented Vanessa Harrington was unable to attend because she was performing in a dance competition in Disney World in the state of Florida.

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McCann School Committee Meets For Last Time in 2019

Williams College gave McCann Technical School a gift that will brighten up its football field but it needs some expertise to get it assembled.

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McCann Students Take on Project for BFAIR Redemption Center

BFAIR's bottle redemption center now has new, safer and more ergonomic collection carts thanks to the efforts of the students in McCann Technical School's metal fabrication department.

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McCann Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

McCann Technical High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter for the 2019-2020 school year.

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20 New McCann Graduates Welcomed Into Nursing Profession

Christa Berthiaume, the practical nursing coordinator, said the students took their first steps on their career pathway on Jan. 2 and made it through the rigorous 10-month program.

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McCann Scores High on MCAS Tests

On the math portion of the test, McCann claimed a 94 percent passing rate; the state average is 91 percent.

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McCann Ready to Start New School Year With a Few Changes

The McCann School Committee met Thursday night in North Adams for what will be the last meeting of the year before students report in a week.

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McCann Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

McCann Technical High School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year

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Three Nursing Students Awarded Fosser Scholarship

Three practical nursing students were awarded the Fay Ellen Fosser Scholarship.

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McCann Postsecondary Graduates Ready to 'Reap Rewards'

The 14 graduates of McCann Technical School's postsecondary program had a variety of reasons for entering the nearly yearlong program. And at Monday night pinning, they celebrated their successful completion in the fields of cosmetology, dental assisting, medical assisting and surgical assisting.

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McCann Tech Class of 2019 Holds 'Golden Key' to Unlock Future

Valedictorian Emma Lee Marino, taking a moment to call out to her grandfather who was in the hospital, said her time at McCann was like a puzzle. Some experiences were bad and others good.

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Collaborative Program Provides on the Job Training in the Classroom

They are ready to join the workforce after completing the pilot manufacturing training project through a joint MassHire Berkshire Career Center and McCann Technical program.

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McCann Names Valedictorian, Salutatorian for 2019

Emma Marino has been named this year's valedictorian and Megan Goyette the salutatorian for the McCann Technical School class of 2019, in an announcement by Principal Justin Kratz.

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McCann Advanced Manufacturing Students Get Accreditation

Dozens of McCann Technical School students have received Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce Innovative Collaborative certifications.

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McCann Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

McCann Technical High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

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McCann Brings Home Gold From SkillsUSA

Seven McCann students can now say they are the best in the state: Nate Myers, Aubrey Tetlow, Joe Vigiard, Ethan Walden, Kenzie Oblisk, Stephanie Shatford, and Cecilia Marszalek all came out on top in their trades.

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McCann School Committee Endorses $9.6M Budget for Fiscal 2020

The committee members had few questions about what Superintendent James Brosnan referred to as "vanilla" fiscal 2020 budget that will increase by $220,769.

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McCann Superintendent Receives Award

The nonprofit, independent accreditation organization presented Brosnan, superintendent of the Northern Berkshire Regional Vocational School District, with the Richard J. Bradley Endowment Fund Award.

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Marino Receives McCann Superintendent's Award

Principal Justin Kratz said the business tech senior from North Adams has a 4.27 grade-point average and is president of the school's Business Professionals of America chapter.

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Eight Graduate From McCann Practical Nursing Program

The eight students from the Licensed Practical Nursing Progam bid goodbye to the school and to retiring Program Coordinator Susan Watson during the pinning ceremony.

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