Natick’s Director of Student Services Steps Down as Ashland Finalist

ASHLAND — There are only two finalists left to become director of student services at Ashland’s public schools.

Today, March 1, Erin Miller “announced her decision to withdraw from seeking candidates for the position of Director of Student Services. Miller, currently director of student services at Natick Public Schools, has decided to stay in her district,” Ashland Schools Superintendent Jim Adams said in an email to families this morning.

Miller is an Ashland resident.

the Ashland Public Schools announced 3 finalists and the community was invited to meet each of the three finalists this week – on a Monday, Miller tonight and the third runner-up on Wednesday.

The search for the Director of Student Services continues tomorrow with meetings scheduled for Brittany Smeltekop, M.Ed., a Certified Special Education Administrator for All Grades. She is currently the chair of the Ashland Public Schools team. Previously, she served as a vice-principal in the Ashburnham Westminster Regional School District, the superintendent wrote. Adams.

The community is invited to meet Smeltekop on Wednesday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. A anonymous online feedback form is available to submit comments on the finalist nominees.

The deadline to complete the form is Friday, March 4