Educator Misconduct

Ensuring our Students are Protected

All employees and agents of a public school district, charter school or private school have an
obligation and legal responsibility to report misconduct by instructional personnel and school
administrators which affects the health, safety or welfare of a student.

Failure to report misconduct may result in penalties up to termination of employment and revocation of an educator’s certificate.

Types of Misconduct to Report:

  • Obscene language
  • Drug and alcohol use
  • Disparaging comments
  • Prejudice or bigotry
  • Sexual innuendo
  • Cheating
  • Testing violations
  • Physical aggression
  • Accept or offer favors

If someone tells you about misconduct, be a LEADER:

  • Listen
  • Evaluate
  • Act immediately
  • Document
  • Encourage
  • Report

Report to:

Elaine Lewis, Director

The Open Doorway School

or contact Elaine via email