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Teacher Discipline And Misconduct

Because of the unique position a teacher holds, they are subject to job discipline for many reasons. These reasons can include conduct that did not even take place on school grounds or concern students. Therefore, as a teacher, not only can you face disciplinary action for job related issues, but you could also face actions subjecting you to administrative, civil and criminal liability. An experienced education law attorney who represents teachers will fight to protect your professional license.

Richard Asselta has worked with teachers and administrators on a number of issues including:

  • FSA administration misconduct
  • EOC administration misconduct
  • Allegations of hitting or fighting students
  • Misappropriation of funds
  • Allegations of verbally assaulting and abusing students
  • Social media behavior (Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook)
  • Substance abuse issues
  • Failure to report arrests
  • Lying on applications for employment
  • Procedural violations
  • Child abuse reporting violations

Due Process For Teachers

Just like students, when a teacher is accused of wrongdoing or misconduct, they have certain due process rights. To protect these rights, hire a teacher lawyer. If you are accused of wrongdoing it is important that your side of the story be told and be told well. Do not let administration control the narrative, call Asselta Law P.A. today for assistance.

Mr. Asselta will provide you knowledgeable and aggressive representation to pursue the best possible outcome in your legal matter. Are you facing an issue with misconduct, discipline or certification and need legal representation? Contact Asselta Law P.A. today for a free consultation with an experienced education law attorney: Call. Click here to read what clients are saying about Richard Asselta on Avvo, a lawyer rating website.