Westfield High School Gets New Principal

WESTFIELD – The office of the Superintendent of Westfield Schools announced today the new principal of Westfield High School.

Here is the released statement:

Superintendent Stefan Czaporowski is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Charles Jendrysik as the new Westfield High School Principal. Commented Superintendent Czaporowski, “I am impressed by Mr. Jendrysik’s vision of inclusive opportunities for all students and collaborative decision making with instructional leadership teams.”  Mr. Jendrysik will begin serving the students and teachers of Westfield High School on August 19, 2016.    

Mr. Jendrysik has been Vice Principal at Chicopee Comprehensive High School for the past five years. Previous to his principal leadership role, he was both a teacher and Social Studies supervisor.  Mr. Jendrysik holds both a Bachelor’s Degree and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from Westfield State University. His Master’s Degree was awarded by Framingham State University. “I look forward to fostering a strong sense of leadership, vision and culture at Westfield High School by working collaboratively with teachers and administrators” stated incoming Principal Jendrysik.    

“Please take time prior to the start of the school year to meet Principal Jendrysik” encouraged Superintendent Czaporowski.  Two meet and greet opportunities with Principal Jendrysik have been set up on August 25, 2016.  Westfield High School staff members and community members are invited to meet with the new principal from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. at the High School.  Students and their parents are invited to meet with the new principal on August 25th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. also at the High School.

The selection of Principal Jendrysik was determined after a search committee recommended candidates to Superintendent Czaporowski. Members of the committee included teachers, parents, students, community members, and school district leaders. Members were charged with reviewing applicants, conducting initial and confidential interviews and then recommending a slate of candidates to Superintendent Czaporowski.  Superintendent Czaporowski accepted the slate of candidates and with support of District administrators, conducted interviews of the finalists. Members of the team as well as candidates themselves appreciated the thoroughness of the selection process.“The process for the selection of the High School principal will be used and developed further for future building and district level positions,” remarked Superintendent Czaporowski.


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