Breckenridge ISD Board of Trustees hired a Director of Special Education, two teacher/coaches and a teacher at a special meeting April 7.
The group approved the hiring of Susan Britting as the Special Education Director starting with the 2014-2015 school year. Current director Norma Whitis submitted her resignation from the position in February.
Britting currently serves as a part-time educational diagnostician for the district but has special education administrator experience, serving as a Special Education Director for Four County SSA in 2009-2010.
Trustees approved the hiring of Clay Mayo as a teacher/coach at Breckenridge High School and Jack B. Eison for the teacher/coach position at Breckenridge Junior High School.
Mayo comes to Breckenridge from Kingwood ISD, in the Houston area, where he served as Offensive Line Coach and Assistant Track Coach.
In the classroom, he taught Pre-AP Biology and Biology.
Mayo has also been a teacher/coach at Splendora ISD, Rivercrest ISD and Hubbard ISD.
Mayo's wife, Caralisa Mayo, was hired for a math position at Breckenridge Junior High.
She has 16 years of teaching experience and has been a math teacher with Splendora SD, Harts Bluff ISD and Hubbard ISD.
The Mayo family has three children: Cason, age 17; Caylie, age 13 and Cougar, age 5.
Eison, a Paradise native, graduated from Tarleton State Univrsity in 2009 and has been in the Fort Worth ISD and, most recently, Chico ISD, where he assisted with football, basketball and baseball, while teaching history, math and science.