Gwendolyn Rogers a special education teacher at Clark Memorial in Franklin County could soon be relieved of her duties. The school board has begun the process to remove the tenured teacher.
According to the Herald Chronical newspaper, the charges for dismissal include, but not limited to:
• Used inappropriate behavioral strategies with students, including inappropriate restraint procedures and physically grabbing students.
• Left students unattended.
• Directly violated Individual Education Program criteria for special-education students.
• Canceled classes without authority or approval.
• Demonstrated unprofessional conduct by making unkind and demeaning comments to students on multiple occasions.
• Demonstrated unprofessional conduct by making disrespectful and disparaging remarks about colleagues
Rogers will have 30 days to appeal the action.