Educator Relationship Misconduct Database

Educator Relationship Misconduct Database

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Educators accused and disciplined by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners for relationship misconduct since 1981 and posted on the IBEE website. This dataset includes teachers, coaches and administrators licensed by the State of Iowa. Educator ages represent when alleged incidents occurred, not when educators were disciplined by the State. URLs (viewable by scrolling to the right) are provided for IBEE disciplinary documents and related news accounts, which often provided greater detail than the documents posted by the IBEE.

Name Age Position District County Year Allegation Type Notes Sanction Type Ibee More Info
Rieker, Scott 35 elementary school vocal music teacher Des Moines Public Schools (Pleasant Hill and Phillips elementary schools) Polk 2013 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "alleged that Respondent commenced a relationship with an 18 year old who was also a high school student that exceeded the boundaries of a teacher/student relationship. The student was not a student of the Respondent at any time, and did not have contacxt with Respondent in a school setting. Respondent and the student communicated via text message and Facebook. The conversations were inappropriate for a teacher to have with a student. Respondent took the student out for dinner and to various stores. The student reported that he had sexual contact with the Respondent." 3-year suspension click here click here
Schneiderman, Daniel 37 non-teacher coach / then special eduction teacher Davenport Community School District (Central High School) Scott 2015 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Schneiderman was originally charged in late August 2013 after an affidavit filed in court accused him of making sexually explicit comments to the [14-year-old girl], exchanging sexually explicit text messages with her and of using his cell phone to send a photo of his genitalia to the victim." Revocation click here click here
Tullis, Molly Katherine 23 K-12 vocal music teacher; 9th grad through 12th grade extracurricular vocal music sponsor Charter Oak Ute Community School District Crawford 2014 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a student who was a junior in high school at Charter Oak Ute Community School District. Respondent was the student's chorus teacher. Respondent had sexual intercourse with the student" Revocation click here click here
Weltz, Stephen Charles 54 substitute teacher / activity custodian / coaching authorization Jefferson-Scranton Community School District Greene 2009 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "student abuse, indecent contact w/student" 2-year suspension click here click here