April 16, 2021 | 07:20PM
Several city councilors are crying foul over a superintendent of schools search process that ended with the internal candidate being selected.
The School Committee had failed the city's students, they said, and "would move Pittsfield backward."
April 14, 2021 | 11:01PM
Curtis was selected from four candidates on a 4-3 vote with Mayor Linda Tyer, Daniel Elias, William Cameron and Chairwoman Katherine Yon voting in his favor.
December 18, 2020 | 02:33AM
Liz Lafond, a consultant on superintendent searches for the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, laid out a timeline the newly formed search committee on Thursday.
October 21, 2020 | 01:03AM
That meeting was one of four held in executive session for the stated purpose of conducting contract negotiations with nonunion personnel, specifically the superintendent.
October 02, 2020 | 12:26AM
The School Committee will review its options for the upcoming superintendent search but is leaning toward using the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.
August 17, 2020 | 02:18AM
The committee voted Wednesday to table the superintendent search discussion until its September meeting allowing them time to focus on opening the schools.
August 08, 2020 | 06:53AM
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.
July 31, 2020 | 03:53PM
The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee Friday voted 6-0-1 to offer its vacant supinentendent post to current Pittsfield Superintendend Jason “Jake” McCandless.
July 29, 2020 | 09:19PM
Pittsfield Schools Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless is one of three candidates for the vacant superintendent position in the Mount Greylock Regional School District.
July 20, 2020 | 04:13PM
On Friday, the panel heard an orientation to the superintendent search selection process from representatives of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.
July 13, 2020 | 01:06PM
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.
July 11, 2020 | 04:04PM
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.
July 11, 2020 | 06:36AM
The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee appears to be preparing to hire a new superintendent without having announced the status of its current superintendent.
July 06, 2020 | 06:22PM
Chair Christina Conry announced after the committee met in executive session for 38 minutes that Superintendent Kimberley Grady is on an indefinite medical leave.
February 01, 2020 | 06:42AM
Superintendent Aaron Dean provided the committee with a presentation Monday and outlined his proposed assessment system and the goals it included.
October 30, 2019 | 02:14AM
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.
October 25, 2019 | 12:51PM
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.
October 18, 2019 | 01:19AM
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.
October 16, 2019 | 01:17AM
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.