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
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
Peitscher, Logan 27 physical education teacher, wellness teacher / coach Pleasant Valley Community School District Scott 2006 Sexual involvement or indecent, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "admitted that he was involved in a personal romantic relationship with an 18-year-old female student which began in October of 2004. The student was not enrolled in any classes taught by the Respondent...admitted that he dated the student and engaged in physical contact with the student, including kissing and fondling, and she spent the night at his residence more than once. The Respondent affirmatively denied that he had sexual intercourse or oral sex with the student." 5-year suspension 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
Grosenheider, Samantha 29 7th grade & 8th grade special education Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Community School District Cherokee 2011 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "alleged that Respondent sent numerous text messages to male students covering topics inappropriate for a student-teacher relationship. Several of the text messages solicited an affair with one student and sought inappropriate photographs of the student" 5-year suspension click here click here
Reed, Suzette 32 high school mathematics teacher Clarinda Community School District Page 2011 Sexual or otherwise indecent act with a student or any minor, Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "Respondent commenced a relationship with a student that was inappropriate for a teacher and student. Respondent and the student engaged in suggestive conversation. Thirty-one days after the student's graduation, Respondent and the student had a sexual relationship." 5-year suspension click here click here
Thompson, Eric M. 38 high school social studies teacher Cedar Rapids Community School District Linn 2011 Romantic or otherwise inappropriate relationship "the student came to Respondent's residence on three occasions, Respondent and the student hugged and kissed on three occasions, and Respondent exchanged emails with the student that were inappropriate for a teacher-student relationship" 5-year suspension click here click here