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
Glanzer, Brian John 26 teacher West Sioux Community School District (Hawarden, IA) Sioux 1997 Criminal sexual offenses "I inappropriately touched a 13 year old male which involved sexual contact" Revocation click here click here
Antonson, Jennifer Rebecca 34 K-12 special education teacher Sioux City Community School District (West High School) Sioux 2014 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent commenced a relationship with a student that exceeded the boundaries of a teacher/student relationship. Respondent communicated with the student via email and wrote numerous notes to the student. The communications were inappropriate for a teacher to have with a student." Revocation click here click here
Thomas, Laurie 28 high school and middle school music teacher South Tama Community School District Tama 2012 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent had a relationship with a student identified in the investigative report that was inappropriate for a teacher and student. The inappropriate relationship began while the student was still in school and progressed after graduation to include kissing and fondling. The student had graduated but was a minor at the time of the inappropriate physical contact." 3-year suspension click here click here
Gammell, Eldon R. 55 high school English teacher and volleyball coach Creston Community School District (Creston High School) Union 1994 Criminal sexual offenses "charged with one count of lascivious conduct with a minor and two counts of third-degree sexual abuse" Revocation click here click here
Voss, Tonya Kay 36 teacher (substitute and coaching authorization) unknown unknown 2010 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship Details unknown Revocation click here click here
Miller, Kevin R. 0 unknown unknown unknown 2009 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship Details unknown Revocation click here click here
Voorhees, Larry William 32 unknown unknown unknown 1991 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Inappropriate touching" Revocation click here click here
Matlin, Leonard J. 37 unknown unknown unknown 1981 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor details unknown; "sex (no convictions, child - including incest, adjournment and its equivalent, improper relationships)" Suspension click here click here
Simon, Joseph Roy 58 instrumental music teacher unknown unknown 2013 Not specified IBEE: "10/11/13: license permanently revoked (voluntary surrender)" | [Joseph Roy Simon, 61, of West Des Moines, appears on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry for a conviction of "sexual exploitation of a minor" involving a victim age 14-17 Revocation click here click here
Tedrow, Rita Lynn 37 5th grade and 6th grade teacher Van Buren Community School District (Stockport) Van Buren 2003 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship IBEE: "Complaint: Sexual contact/abuse & E-mail" Revocation click here click here
St. Clair, Nancy L. 29 English teacher Harmony Community School District Van Buren 1990 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "unprofessional and inappropriate conduct in dealing with a male student who was a junior in high school" Revocation click here click here
Smallwood, Donald Jeffery 48 6th grade language, social studies teacher and reading teacher Ottumwa Community School District (Evans Middle School) Wapello 2013 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent had a relationship with a student that exceeded the boundaries of an appropriate teacher/student relationship. Respondent and the student communicated via Facebook and in person. Additionally, Respondent purchased the student gifts." 6-month suspension click here click here
O'Brien, Austin 20 middle school football coach Cardinal Community School District Wapello 2013 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "The investigation revealed that Respondent had a romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship with a high school senior from another school district." Reprimand click here click here
Bowlin, Michael W. 28 coach Indianola Community School District Warren 1996 Criminal sexual offenses "revoked the coaching license of Michael W. Bowlin of Indianola after he was found guilty of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse" Revocation click here click here
Robinson, Ranae 26 high school Spanish teacher / volleyball coach Norwalk Community School District Warren 2009 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent recognizes that allowing a friendship to develop with a student was inappropriate and in violation of professional boundaries. Respondent further recognizes that the subject-matter of the conversations with the student was inappropriate and a severe departure from the relationship she should have maintained with a student." 2-year suspension click here click here
Havenhill, Joseph Asher 30 unknown Martensdale St. Mary's Community School District Warren 2004 Sexual involvement or indecent Details unknown Revocation click here click here
Amosson, Anthony/Tony 28 4th grade teacher / coach Martensdale St. Mary's Community School District Warren 1995 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Became personally involved with the student, pursued a nonprofessional relationship that was inappropriate." | "An investigator determined in June that Amosson likely had a sexual relationship with the student, who was serving as a teacher's helper" Revocation click here click here
McKinney, Richard J. 38 teacher Indianola Community School District Warren 1982 Criminal sexual offenses "lascivious acts with a child" allegation Indefinite suspension click here click here
Dyer, Alex 34 band teacher Carlisle Community School District (Carlisle High School) Warren 2011 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual exploitation of a minor, Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "[Dyer]... is eligible to ask the court to remove from his criminal record any mention that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old student" Revocation click here click here
Suplee, Michael David 25 special education teacher Carlisle Community School District (Carlisle High School) Warren 2016 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent had inappropriately text messaged the student using the Snapchat application for his cell phone. During the conversation, Respondent repeatedly called the student 'beautiful.' Respondent arranged to pick up the student late at night from near her house and to return her to his home in Norwalk. Once at his house, he attempted to take photographs of the student and offered her an alcoholic mixed drink." 3-year suspension click here click here
Pauley, Thomas Haynes 40 unknown - secondary endorsements in reading, English/language arts, government; k-12 coach Washington Community School District Washington 1992 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "In July, 1990, you acted inappropriately in a relationship with a senior high student." | IBEE: "Complaint: Sexual abuse" Reprimand click here click here
Sinclair, Klint Dale 29 high school baseball coach Wayne Community School District Wayne 2011 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship Details unknown Revocation click here click here
McCoy, Austin Lycurgus 23 secondary special education teacher / activity sponsor for football, basketball, track and baseball Seymour Community School District Wayne 2013 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent commenced a relationship with a student that exceeded the boundaries of an appropriate teacher/student relationship" Reprimand click here click here
Fischer, Seth David 25 industrial technology teacher Fort Dodge Community School District Webster 2014 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "An investigation uncovered that Respondent engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a student, sent numerous electronic messages to the student, and solicited a romantic relationship with the student during the 2012-2013 school year." 5-year suspension click here click here
Van Gorkom, Mark 31 5th grade teacher / high school girls' basketball coach Lake Mills Community School District Winnebago 2010 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent sent numerous inappropriate text messages to several female students including attempts to get the students to come to his house, comments regarding the students' physical appearance, requests for photographs of the students, and other inappropriate comments for a student-teacher relationship." | " 'Respondent: ... Its cold and windy. Time for a shower to warm up. Sorry you are missing it. LOL' (1:37 p.m.)" 18-month suspension click here click here
De Leon, Erick E. 29 assistant boys soccer coach Sioux City Community School District (West High School) Woodbury 2016 Sexual exploitation of a minor "pattern of sexual related texting and sexual intercourse with the victim.... He was accused of having sex with a 16-year-old North High School student twice between September and December 2014" Revocation click here click here
Yockey, Shauna 32 business teacher / volleyball coach Westwood Community School District Woodbury 2010 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "student abuse by soliciting, encouraging or consummating a romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship with a student" Revocation click here click here
Lyle, William Wayne "Bill" 50 teacher / coach Sioux City Community School District (West High School) Woodbury 2010 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "two former students told them Lyle had molested them when they attended West High School in the late 1970s and early 1980s" Revocation click here click here
Mulroy, Melissa Whitney 29 special education teacher, 9th grade through 12th grade Sioux City Community School District Woodbury 2009 Sexual involvement or indecent, Sexual exploitation of a minor, Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "during the months of November and December 2008, Respondent engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a high school student from another district. The student was 17 years old. The parties met through their involvement with AA. The inappropriate relationship did not grow out of a teacher/student relationship or an educational environment." 5-year suspension click here click here
Hannam, Paul Russell 38 teacher St. Ansgar Community School District Worth 1990 Criminal sexual offenses "see Worth Co. District Court No. 2651" Revocation click here click here