Jason McCandless

New Social and Emotional Learning Program at Pittsfield Schools
New Social and Emotional Learning Program at Pittsfield Schools
The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, the Department of Probation, and Pittsfield Public Schools are piloting a new program providing additional social-emotional learning to families in the city’s two community schools. The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office won a $25,000 grant from Mass Probation to implement an early intervention program at the two schools...
Pittsfield Schools Food Services Workers Facing Layoffs
Pittsfield Schools Food Services Workers Facing Layoffs
It’s another tough hit to the Pittsfield Public Schools. As the schools in the city of Pittsfield are preparing to open using a remote model next week, roughly 50 employees of the food services department are facing layoffs. The Berkshire Eagle is reporting that Superintendent Jason McCandless told the Pittsfield School Committee on Wednesday night that the district is expecting that it will need
Pittsfield Schools Facing 140 Cuts to Teachers And Administrators
Pittsfield Schools Facing 140 Cuts to Teachers And Administrators
The City of Pittsfield public schools are facing the possibility of nearly 140 educators and administrators being cut from the district’s rosters to prepare for steep declines in state aid. The Berkshire Eagle reports Superintendent Jake McCandless told the school board Wednesday night that the district does not intend to cut all of those positions, but the reductions have been set in motion to pr