Jason McCandless

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 t…
McCandless Up For Mount Greylock Super Position
Pittsfield Public Schools Superintendent Jason McCandless is one of three candidates that are up for the superintendent’s position at the Mount Greylock Regional School District. McCandless capped his finalist interview for the role Thursday...
Non-Renewal Recalls Set To Begin At Pittsfield Public Schools
The Pittsfield Public Schools will begin recalling staff given non-renewal notices now that a budget has been put into place.
IBerkshires.com reports that superintendent Jason McCandless told the School Committee last week that there will be recalls of some of the 140 non-renewal notices that were se…
Pittsfield Schools To Bring Some Staff Back
Some welcome news for the Pittsfield Public Schools Wednesday. Roughly 40 to 60 Pittsfield Public Schools educators will soon be rehired.
The Berkshire Eagle reports that according to Pittsfield Schools superintendent Jason McCandless, their “pink slips” are being rescinde…
Pittsfield Schools Leadership Pushing For Budget Approval
Officials at the Pittsfield Public Schools are pressing the Pittsfield City Council to pass the level-funded budget that it submitted to avoid going to a 1/12th budget scenario.
IBerkshires.com reports that Superintendent Jason McCandless told the School Committee on Wednesday that he is hoping the c…
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 distr…