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Investigation Committee Case Study

By law, cases under investigation are confidential. For the education of members, the following accounts, based on facts from real cases, raise important questions about teacher conduct, such as what is appropriate and what is not. Details have been altered to respect confidentiality.



A few years ago, the College received a letter of notification from a school board regarding Steve, an occasional teacher who was teaching math in a high school. It was alleged that Steve fabricated students’ final marks on report cards.

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The College Registrar initiated a complaint against Luke. The allegations against him comprised a variety of behaviours and comments that he should have known to be unwelcome and inappropriate.

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The College Registrar initiated a complaint against Sandy, a high school teacher.

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The College received a complaint regarding Louis, a high school teacher. It was alleged that he shared a personal anecdote with students that was demeaning to members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities.

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A high school teacher allegedly threw a ukulele across the class and called a student "dumb." If you were a member of the College's Investigation Committee, what would you do?

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