Susan M. Breton, Ed.D.

Director of In-District Counseling And School Based Services
Dr. Susan Breton is graduate of SUNY Oneonta with a B.S. in Education, a M.S. in Counseling from Russell Sage College, a MaEdL from Thomas Edison State University in Educational Leadership and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the Esteves School of Education, Russell Sage Graduate School in Albany, New York. In 2019, Dr. Breton was awarded a Broughton Honors Fellowship for her doctoral research related to the impact of stress on the mental health of school leaders in New Jersey.

With over 30 years experience in education, Dr. Breton joins Tri-County Behavioral Care having been a teacher and school counselor for many years before moving into school administration. At the administrative level, Dr. Breton has held the positions of Director of Guidance, Middle School Principal, Acting School Superintendent and Central Office Director for 14 years. She is an expert in the areas of social emotional learning, school policy and procedures related to crisis management, assessing suicidal risk, BTAM/TAT teams, SSDS, HIB, and Behavioral RTI. Dr. Breton is passionate about developing school based mental health services to meet the needs of all students while positively impacting their academic achievement and overall wellness.