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
Coates Sr., Barry D. 42 at-risk counselor Council Bluffs Community School District Pottawattamie 1995 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor "Mr. Coates candidly admitted that he had performed a form of breast exams on [redacted] on two different occasions...Coates admitted having done abdominal exams...where he told her she was not pregnant by simply feeling her stomach...also conceded he had suggested video taping...as a form of sex therapy" 3-year suspension click here click here
Coppock, Shad 28 high school physical education teacher / boys' basketball coach and girls' golf coach St. Albert High School (Council Bluffs, Iowa) Pottawattamie 2004 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor "The preponderance of the evidence established that the Respondent has sexually harassed female students by making inappropriately personal and embarassing remakrs to them. ... He sent at least one student...an instant message indicating an inappropriately personal and familiar relationship." 3-year suspension click here click here
Daugherty, Jeffrey A. 30 mathematics teacher Council Bluffs Community School District (Thomas Jefferson High School) Pottawattamie 2016 Not specified "On multiple occasions, Daugherty allegedly asked the [17-year-old girl] to perform sex acts on him, and she complied" Revocation click here click here
Freeman, Kevin 41 substitute teacher Council Bluffs Community School District Pottawattamie 2013 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "An investigation revealed that in 2012, Respondent engaged in inappropriate electronic conversations with a student he met while employed as a substitute teacher for the Council Bluffs school system." 6-month suspension click here click here
Glasnapp, Barret Brahn 45 middle school social studies teacher Underwood Community School District (Underwood Middle School) Pottawattamie 2015 Not specified "According to prosecutors, Glasnapp used code to solicit oral sex and even described graphic fantasies involving the [14, 15, or 16-year-old] girl." Revocation click here click here
Jones, Adam Seaborn 40 high school science teacher Council Bluffs Community School District (Thomas Jefferson High School) Pottawattamie 2013 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent texted a student numerous times. The text messages included solicitations for a relationship, texts about having sex, texts about taking unauthorized drugs and consuming alcohol with the student, and multiple requests that the student spend the night at Respondent's residence. Respondent also had the student over to his residence for dinner. Respondent provided the student with Alprazolam...and allowed the student to take the Alprazolam in his presence. Respondent pled guilty to Delivery of a Controlled Substance." Revocation click here click here
Liggett, Daniel D. 34 physical education teacher Council Bluffs Community School District (Thomas Jefferson High School) Pottawattamie 2016 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent became aware that a fellow teacher and female student were having an inappropriate relationship. Respondent did not report that relationship to the district authorities or legal authorities. Investigation also revealed inappropriate twitter communications between the Repondent and the student, which contained sexual innuendo, as well as grooming behavior on Respondent's part." 5-month suspension click here click here
Travis, Michael D. 34 elementary teacher and an assistant softball coach Treynor Community School District Pottawattamie 2015 Not specified "In another affidavit, a different woman claims during the 2004-05 school year, when she was an 11-year-old student in Travis’ fifth-grade glass, he 'would grab inappropriate areas' on her body" Revocation click here click here