Workforce Board adds career readiness counselor

Ruthann Eagen

PITTSFIELD — Ruthann Eagen has been hired as South County Career Readiness Coordinator by the MassHire Berkshire Workforce Board. The position is funded by the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

In this role, Eagen will be responsible for assisting the workforce board's youth director with coordinating strategies to further enhance career readiness systems and programs within the public school systems of Southern Berkshire County. She will also assist with the development of a South County College and Career Advisory Team and individual school district teams with the goal of having every student graduate with a completed college and career plan.

Previously the senior district executive for the Appalachian Trail District of the Western Massachusetts Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Eagen can be reached at 413-442-7177 ext. 144 or at