Superintendent: Guest Albert Lea teacher terminated after report of ‘inappropriate image’

Published 4:08 pm Thursday, May 11, 2023

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Albert Lea’s superintendent said Thursday the district has terminated a guest teacher after receiving a report of the teacher having an inappropriate image on a personal cell phone.

Ron Wagner said the district takes the safety of students seriously.

“Upon receipt of an allegation and evidence of a guest teacher with an inappropriate image on a personal cell phone, the district took swift action to investigate,” Wagner said in a statement. “The district has terminated the employment of the guest teacher and the guest teacher is no longer working in the district.”

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The teacher’s name has not been released, and it is unclear at which school the individual was teaching.