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
Anderson, Mark Allen 37 girls' softball coach, girls' basketball coach Keota Community School District Keokuk 2000 Criminal sexual offenses In the 2000 trial, a 15-year-old "described four occasions in which she engaged in sexual intercourse with Anderson. She testified she had sexual intercourse with Anderson on two occasions in the camper, once in the bedroom of Anderson's home, and once in a schoolroom of the elementary school in Keota." The Iowa Supreme Court reversed and remanded for a new trial in late 2001. Revocation click here click here
Boulton, Buddy 31 guidance counselor / boys' basketball coach Keota Community School District Keokuk 2003 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor "Although Mr. Boulton disputes some of the allegations raised by the District, he acknowledges that he may have engaged in conduct that could be viewed as inappropriate for the teacher/student relationship" 2-year suspension click here click here
Davis, Michael 38 middle school physical education Keokuk Community School District Keokuk 2011 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual exploitation of a minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "it is alleged that Respondent sent numerous inappropriate text messages to a female student including inappropriate topics for a student-teacher relationship. It is alleged that Respondent kissed the female student and touched the student's buttocks." 2-year suspension click here click here
Shaffer, Daniel Joseph 35 teacher, summer school tutor Keota Community School District Keokuk 1997 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor "a former Keota Community School District student alleging that Respondent had improper sexual contacts with the student while the student was enrolled in the District and in Respondent's class. The Complaint was investigated by law enforcement personnel, and it was determined that there was sufficient evidence to substantiate the allegations of improper sexual contact." Revocation click here click here
Sisk, Gina M. 41 middle school physical education teacher Keokuk Community School District Keokuk 2014 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent spoke with two students about matters beyond the scope of an appropriate teacher-student relationship. Respondent engaged in romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationships with the students. Respondent exchanged phone calls, text messages, and other forms of written communication with the students. Respondent had inappropriate physical and/or sexual contact with the students. Respondent viewed a pornographic movie with students. Students would come to her house and sometimes spend the night." Revocation click here click here
Weber, Gordon Allen 45 English teacher, part-time elementary school physical education teacher / junior high football coach (also was on the Keota City Council) Keota Community School District Keokuk 1993 Sexual involvement or indecent "Weber of Keota pleaded guilty March 16, 1993, to four counts of lascivious acts with a minor. Charges stemmed from incidents beginning in the fall of 1991, when the victim was approximately 16 years old and a sophomore in Keota High School" Revocation click here click here
Yohn, Wayne Alton Jr 39 high school guidance counselor Sigourney Community School District Keokuk 1983 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor "Commission found that Mr. Yohn initiated bodily contact...hugging, rubbing, grabbing, with District students 'which was of a sexual nature in motivation and execution' " Indefinite suspension click here click here