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Bad Teacher News: October 2021

Jeff has raised six sons through high school graduation. He has taken two dozen university courses in child education, learning and safety.

Caroline Lee of Duval County, Florida

Florida high school teacher Caroline Lee was suspended after she allegedly struck a female high school student several times.

Florida high school teacher Caroline Lee was suspended after she allegedly struck a female high school student several times.

DATE OF ARREST: October 31, 2021

PLACE OF OFFENSE: Duval County High School, Florida

SUMMARY: This 60-year old high school English teacher began screaming and swearing at a female student, then struck her in the face and leg. This was two days after she was awarded the "Teacher of the Year" award from the Duval County School District (!) and one day after the student posted a nasty email about Ms. Lee.

REPORTING WEBSITE: New York Post

"A Florida educator was busted for child abuse two days after being named Teacher of the Year — for allegedly hitting a student who criticized her getting the award, according to police.

High school English teacher Caroline Melanie Lee, 60, was proudly hailed for her achievement by the Duval County Public Schools last Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

She was arrested Friday, accused of hitting a female pupil in the face and leaving her with a bloody nose, the arrest report said.

Lee allegedly demanded the pupil come to her office after she read a comment thread on the Instagram post that challenged her new award, accusing her of using the N-word in classes.

The pupil — who was not identified because she is a juvenile — was too terrified to go to Lee’s office, she told investigators.

But the teacher stormed into her classroom and demanded she leave with her, the police report said, with surveillance showing the teacher “walking ahead … at an aggressive pace,” the affidavit said.

Once alone in Lee’s classroom, the teacher shut the door — and then 'reached across the table and struck her on her face with the heel of her palm,' the girl told investigators.

Lee then began repeatedly calling her a ‘f--king bitch’ as she landed several more strikes on the top of her head” and also “kicked her on her lower leg,” she told officers."

Robert Pea, a 60-year old social studies teacher and bowling and golf coach, is accused of solicitation of human trafficking by compelling prostitution.

Robert Pea, a 60-year old social studies teacher and bowling and golf coach, is accused of solicitation of human trafficking by compelling prostitution.

DATE OF ARREST: October 29, 2021

PLACE OF OFFENSE: Off campus, Columbus, Ohio

SUMMARY: Robert Pea, a 60-year old high school social studies teacher and bowling and golf coach, was arrested for solicitation of human trafficking by compelling prostitution. He used the emails to solicit sex acts from a 16-year old girl, but it's unknown if she was a student at Northland High School in Columbus.

WEBSITE: The Ohio Star

"Robert Pea, 60, of Columbus, was arrested Wednesday morning and is charged with one count of compelling prostitution, according to reports. The Northland High School teacher is accused of contacting a 16-year-old girl through an online advertisement to have sex at a hotel in Reynoldsburg.

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Arrest documents show that Pea is accused of offering the teen girl $80 for sex. Compelling prostitution is a third-degree felony in Ohio.

Pea, who taught social studies and bowling, was arrested at the high school where he was employed. He was also the boys golf coach at the school.

Police said there were no students on the premises during the arrest because Wednesday was a teacher work day, and that Pea was taken into custody peacefully.

Currently, Pea is on unpaid leave from the school, but if he is released from jail, he will get paid during his absence."

Heiry Calvi of Doral (Miami-Dade), Florida

41-year old middle school teacher Heiry Calvi engaged in a sexual relationship with a 15-year old male student, allegedly resulting in her being pregnant.

41-year old middle school teacher Heiry Calvi engaged in a sexual relationship with a 15-year old male student, allegedly resulting in her being pregnant.

DATE OF ARREST: October 7, 2021

PLACE OF OFFENSE: John I. Smith K-8 Center, Doral, FL.

SUMMARY: Heiry Calvi, a 41-year old middle school teacher, is alleged to have engaged in sexual intercourse with a 15-year old male student from her school. She alleges that she is now pregnant from this relationship. She has been charged with various sexual offenses against minor students. The Miami Herald newspaper also reports that she is the THIRD Miami-Dade area public school teacher to have been charged with sexual offenses against minor students, IN JUST THE PREVIOUS 30 days!

WEBSITE: The Miami Herald

A John I. Smith K-8 Center teacher who was charged with having an inappropriate relationship and sex with a 15-year-old former student of hers told a Doral detective she was pregnant, said Rey Valdes, a Doral spokesman.

She was also released from Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center Saturday morning after submitting bond. She did not tell detectives how many months she was pregnant or who the father is, Valdes said.

Doral police and Miami-Dade School Board police have been investigating the allegations against Heiry Calvi, 41, since March. Calvi becomes the third teacher in Miami-Dade County arrested for similar charges this month.

She was put in cuffs on Thursday and charged with lewd and lascivious battery; electronic transmission harmful to minors; unlawful use of a communications device; child neglect; offenses against students by authority figures; contributing to delinquency and possession of a firearm on school property.

Authorities were first told of Calvi’s relationship with the student in March, an arrest report read. The allegations were reported to J.C. Bermudez Sr. High School after a student showed others a video of him and Calvi having sex, police say.

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Kelley Mosley of Apalachicola, Florida

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DATE OF ARREST: October 1, 2021

PLACE OF OFFENSE: Franklin County Schools, Florida

SUMMARY: Kelley Mosley, age 50, a school-and-community based behavioral counselor, is alleged to have engaged in a long-term sexual relationship with a minor boy she met in a Franklin County public school. She has now been terminated by the school district and is charged with several sex crimes against the minor male student.

WEBSITE: The Apalachicola Times

"A 50-year-old Apalachicola woman, active in the community as a behavior and sexual violence counselor, has been arrested for having a sexual relationship with a minor.

Kelley Mosley, 50, was arrested for lewd and lascivious battery upon a minor between the ages of 12 and 18, a second degree felony.

After an extensive investigation by Lt. Baron Cortopassi, stemming from multiple complaints since April, Sheriff A.J. Smith said in a press release it was uncovered that Mosley began a sexual relationship with the juvenile victim while she was a behavior counselor for Franklin County Schools.

Mosley was fired from the school but the relationship continued. School officials said the firing was due to disciplinary matters, but was not based on discovery of any sexual relationship with a student.

Initially, neither the suspect or juvenile victim confessed to a relationship, nor was there enough evidence to effect an arrest, Smith said.

According to Mosley’s Facebook page, she worked between 2017 and 2019 as site coordinator for Project Impact; between 2019 and 2020 as 'a behavior interventionist with a grant funded program that provided education for students who didn’t do well in a traditional classroom setting;' and since then as a sexual violence case manager and counselor at Refuge House. Her LinkedIn account indicates she had worked as victim advocate at the Franklin County Sheriff's Office."

Evan Brooke Redd of Senatobia, MS.

32-year old middle school teacher Evan Brooke Redd, has been charged with sexual assault upon a 14/15-year old minor girl.

32-year old middle school teacher Evan Brooke Redd, has been charged with sexual assault upon a 14/15-year old minor girl.

DATE OF ARREST: October 6, 2021

PLACE OF OFFENSE: DeSoto County Schools, Senatobia, MS.

SUMMARY: Evan Brooke Redd, a 32-year old middle school teacher has been arrested and accused of sexually seducing and assaulting a 14/15-year old minor girl student. The sexual acts may have started at the middle school, but then continued at the teacher's home. Redd faces multiple charges for sexual offenses against minor students under age 16 and has been terminated as a teacher by the DeSoto School District of Senatobia, MS.

WEBSITE: Magnolia State Live

"A 32-year-old former 8th-grade teacher has been charged with sexual battery of a 14/15-year-old and fondling of a juvenile, Senatobia Police said.

Police received a report on Sept. 30 from a girl who said she’d been sexually abused at a residence on East Gilmore Street, the home of Evan Brooke Redd.

Senatobia Police contacted the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services to join the investigation.

'Through further investigation we developed enough probable cause to serve a search warrant at that house,' said Senatobia Police Chief Richard Chandler.

They executed a search warrant at the home Wednesday evening, and Redd was taken into custody without incident.

Redd is currently out on bond. Her next court date is Dec. 2 in Senatobia City Court, police said.

WREG tried to reach Redd at the house but we were told she wasn’t home.

Chandler would not comment on the evidence seized at Redd’s home but said additional charges may be forthcoming.

'It’s very concerning anytime that someone takes advantage of a juvenile or somebody who can’t stand up for themselves,' Chandler said.

Redd is listed on DeSoto Central Middle School’s website as an 8th grade Mississippi Studies and World Geography teacher.

DeSoto County Schools said Redd is no longer an employee."

Clark Inskeep of Amarillo, Texas

Clark Inskeep, age 52, a middle school teacher in Amarillo, Texas, is accused of physically molesting minor female students.

Clark Inskeep, age 52, a middle school teacher in Amarillo, Texas, is accused of physically molesting minor female students.

DATE OF ARREST: October 21, 2021

PLACE OF OFFENSE: Austin Middle School, Austin, TX.

SUMMARY: Clark Inskeep, a 52-year old middle school teacher, has been arrested for alleged physical sexual touching of minor girl students. He has been terminated from his teaching position by the Austin School District. (Wouldn't it be PERFECT if all of the oversexed male teachers could get together with all of the oversexed female teachers?!)

WEBSITE: Myhighplains.com

"Clark Inskeep, a former teacher in the Amarillo Independent School District, was recently indicted in Potter County for five counts of indecency with a child through contact, according to court documents.

Inskeep, who previously taught at Austin Middle School, was arrested in late October by the Amarillo Police Department for five counts of indecency with a child.

Court documents indicate that the incidents allegedly occurred with three children from December 2020 to September 2021. The liaison officer at Austin Middle School made two separate police reports about these incidents on Sept. 17 and Sept. 23, according to previous reports.

The Amarillo Independent School District released a statement at the time of the arrest, stating:

'The District is aware of the arrest of a former employee. AISD has no tolerance for this type of alleged behavior, and we will continue to cooperate fully with authorities through their investigation.'”

Chad Gerrick of York, Pennsylvania

Elementary school teacher Chad Gerrick, age 50, threatened to shoot school officials for removing the clear plastic Covid barrier located in front of his classroom desk.

Elementary school teacher Chad Gerrick, age 50, threatened to shoot school officials for removing the clear plastic Covid barrier located in front of his classroom desk.

DATE OF ARREST: October 8, 2021

PLACE OF OFFENSE: Sinking Spring Elementary School, York, PA.

SUMMARY: When 50-year old elementary school teacher Chad Gerrick discovered that the school's administrators had authorized the removal of the clear plastic 'Covid protection barrier' from in front of his classroom desk, Gerrick began to loudly promise to shoot the school's administrators with a gun from his collection at home. He also declared that if he caught Covid-19, he would come back to the school and give the disease to everyone he could! Gerrick was put on administrative leave and was court-ordered to stay away from all school property. He faces a gross misdemeanor charge of making terroristic threats.

WEBSITE: Bizpacreview.com

"A Pennsylvania elementary school teacher was arrested last Friday after a cafeteria worker reportedly overheard him threatening to shoot school officials for the supposed offense of having removed a plastic COVID barrier from his classroom.

Sinking Spring Elementary School teacher Chad Gerrick, 50, got so mad at school officials for removing the barrier that he allegedly threatened to 'shoot all them f–kers' who work at the school district’s headquarters, according to York television station WPMT.

He also reportedly threatened to 'come to school and spread COVID to everyone I can' if he caught the virus now that the useless COVID barrier had been removed.

'The worker who claimed to have heard Gerrick make the statements reported the incident to school administration and submitted a written account of her recollection. She said Gerrick made the statements Friday morning,' according to WPMT Television.

Gerrick reportedly faces one misdemeanor count of terroristic threats."

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