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Pittsfield Picks Interim Super; Retains McCandless for Full 90 Days

The School Committee on Thursday voted to appoint Deputy Superintendent Joseph Curtis as interim superintendent and to hold outgoing Superintendent Jason McCandless to his 90-day notice.

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Mount Greylock Offers Superintendent Post to Pittsfield's McCandless

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee Friday voted 6-0-1 to offer its vacant supinentendent post to current Pittsfield Superintendend Jason “Jake” McCandless.

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Pittsfield Superintendent a Finalist for Mount Greylock Post

Pittsfield Schools Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless is one of three candidates for the vacant superintendent position in the Mount Greylock Regional School District.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Charts 'Expedited' Superintendent Hiring Process

On Friday, the panel heard an orientation to the superintendent search selection process from representatives of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.

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Mount Greylock Hopes to Hire Superintendent in Less Than a Month

The committee decided to post a job opening for a two- to three-year appointment with a deadline of July 24 or 27 for applications and a hope of having a new superintendent in place in early August.

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Mount Greylock Superintendent Grady Steps Down

In an email sent to the Lanesborough-Williamstown district's community on Saturday afternoon, Grady confirmed what had been implied by an agenda item posted for a special School Committee meeting on Monday morning: She is leaving the district after 10 years as an administrator.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Appears Poised to Part Ways with Another Superintendent

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee appears to be preparing to hire a new superintendent without having announced the status of its current superintendent.

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Mount Greylock Names Putnam Interim Superintendent

Chair Christina Conry announced after the committee met in executive session for 38 minutes that Superintendent Kimberley Grady is on an indefinite medical leave.

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Hoosac Valley School Officials See Superintendent Evaluation

Superintendent Aaron Dean provided the committee with a presentation Monday and outlined his proposed assessment system and the goals it included.

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Alicandri Siblings Take Top Drury High Spot Two Years in a Row

Francisco Alicandri, a senior and the student representative on the School Committee, was presented with the Superintendent's Certificate for Academic Excellence on Tuesday. His sister, Vincienza, had earned the same honor last year.

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McCandless Staying on as Pittsfield Superintendent of Schools

Mayor Linda Tyer, while appearing on Live 95.9's "Slater and Marjo in the Morning" on Friday, said the superintendent isn't leaving the area.

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Pittsfield Superintendent Seeking New Opportunities

After McCandless' evaluation by the School Committee on Wednesday, he confirmed that he is a finalist for the superintendent's position of the Silver Lake Regional School District in Kingston, just north of Plymouth.

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Cheshire Welcomes New School Superintendent Aaron Dean

There has been frequent turnover in the position lately. Dean is the third person to hold the top education post in as many years but says he's in for the long haul.

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Cheshire Hires New Highway Superintendent

Board of Selectmen hired Robert Navin on Tuesday night as the new Highway Department superintendent after a two-month process.

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New Adams-Cheshire Superintendent to Start Next Week

The Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee has approved new Superintendent Aaron Dean's contract.

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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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Adams-Cheshire Taps Pittsfield Principal For Superintendent

After brief discussion at its regular meeting Monday, the School Committee unanimously voted to hire the principal of Pittsfield's Crosby Elementary School as the district's new top administrator.

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Adams-Cheshire Committee Interviews Superintendent Finalists

The full committee on Thursday interviewed superintendent candidates Aaron Dean, principal of Pittsfield's Crosby Elementary School, and Beth Choquette, principal of Northampton's Bridge Street School. Both have previously worked for Adams-Cheshire.

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Two Will Be Interviewed For Adams-Cheshire Superintendent

Only two candidates will be interviewed Thursday for the Adams Cheshire Regional School District superintendent position with candidate Martin McEvoy withdrawing his name from consideration.

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Adams-Cheshire Chooses Three Superintendent Finalists

The superintendent search committee greenlighted Berkshires County residents Beth Choquette, Aaron Dean, and Martin McEvoy for finalist interviews.

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Hoosac Valley Regional Taps Skrocki for Interim Superintendent

Al Skrocki, who retired from the district in 2012, has been tapped by the Hoosac Valley Regional School District as its interim superintendent.

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North Adams School Officials Give Superintendent High Marks

The School Committee on Tuesday gave high marks to the superintendent as she completes her third year leading the North Adams Public Schools.

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Adams-Cheshire Starts Two-Pronged Search for Superintendent, Interim

The Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee on Monday voted to hire an interim superintendent and simultaneously conduct a permanent superintendent search.

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Mount Greylock School Committee Completes Superintendent Evaluation

And the "needs improvement" classification itself was not to be unexpected for someone who was hired as a full-time superintendent after a spring 2018 vote of the committee.

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North Adams Superintendent Honored by Peers

Superintendent of Schools Barbara Malkas has been recognized by her peers for her professional accomplishment and her advocacy for students.

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