Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees during a special noon meeting Wednesday approved 17 personnel items affecting six district campuses.
Three resignations were accepted, 11 new hires approved and three personnel changes were approved. Two staff members will be swapping jobs on their campus while one swaps campuses. Overall, four new teachers were hired, as were two new police officers, two coaches and five aides.
Of the personnel items, six will affect Sulphur Springs Elementary. Resignations were accepted from SSES fifth grade special education teacher Melissa Fouse and fourth grade English language arts and reading teacher Sarah Metcalf Seago.
Approved to join the staff at SSES were Meredith Dial as a fourth grade teacher, Erick Perez as an instructional aide and ShaiLynn Schaefer as a special education teacher.
Also at SSES, Miranda Anglin will be switching jobs, going from instructional aide to special education aide.
Four staff changes were approved for Sulphur Springs Middle School.
Rachael Haeberlen resigned her post as a special education aide at SSMS.
New hires approved for SSMS include Elmer Moreno as an at risk aide, Easton Silman as a physical education aide and coach, and Justin Stout as a PE teacher and coach.
Two new hires and one job change were approved at Douglass Early Childhood Learning Center. Approved to join the staff were Amanda Nabors as a Head Start 4 teacher and Morgan Spencer as a special education aide. Tammie Mattison will be switching classrooms, going from Head Start 4 to pre-kindergarten.
Cary Barnett will be moving from Austin Academic Center to Lamar Primary, where he will continue to serve as a campus police officer. David Reynolds was hired as the new campus police officer at Austin Academic Center. Amy Peacock was approved as a campus police officer at Travis Primary.
Rounding out the list of new staff hired is Emily Carns as a special education aide at Sulphur Springs High School.