Campbell teacher resigns amid misconduct investigation

A principal at Campbell Memorial High School has been placed on leave

CAMPBELL, Ohio (WYTV) – A Campbell teacher who is being investigated for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a student has resigned her position.

The Campbell School Board approved the teacher’s resignation at Tuesday’s regular meeting of the board.

The Memorial High School teacher was placed on unpaid leave Monday, pending the investigation.

The Campbell Police Department received the complaint Friday, Jan. 16 from Campbell Schools Superintendent Matt Bowen.

Bowen issued the following statement Tuesday evening after the board approved the resignation:

“As a public employer, Campbell City Schools must follow the appropriate procedures in the investigation of allegations of misconduct by a staff member. We do not rush to judgment or cater to rumors. Instead, we take the time necessary to determine the facts and make decisions based on the information before us. We are fully cooperating with local authorities and will assist in the investigation if called upon.”

The investigation has been turned over the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Crimes Against Children Unit.

The teacher has not been charged yet with a crime. WKBN 27First News is not naming the teacher at this point in the investigation.

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