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Investigation Committee Case Study

By law, cases under investigation are confidential. For the education of members, the following accounts, based on facts from real cases, raise important questions about teacher conduct, such as what is appropriate and what is not. Details have been altered to respect confidentiality.



The College received a complaint regarding Louis, a high school teacher. It was alleged that he shared a personal anecdote with students that was demeaning to members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities.

See the outcome.


A high school music teacher allegedly threw a ukulele across the class and called a student "dumb." If you were a member of the College's Investigation Committee, what would you do?

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