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Here are some sources for additional information on sexual abuse of students by school employees:

The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC)
P.O. Box 256
Bedford, MA 01730-0256
(781) 275-8839; fax: (781) 271-1573
e-mail: [email protected];
Survivors of Educator Sexual Abuse and Misconduct Emerge (SESAME)

Mary Ann Werner
681 Route 7A
Copake, NY 12516
(518)329-1265; fax (518) 329-0127

Donna Covello
77 Patterson Ave.
Hepstead, NY 11550
(516) 489-6406; fax: (516) 489-6101

"Sexual Harassment Guidance: Harassment of Students by School Employees, Other Students, or Third Parties," U.S. Department of Education.
(202) 205-5413 or (800) 421-3481
"Hostile Hallways: The AAUW Survey on Sexual Harassment in America's Schools," published in 1993 by the American Association of University Women, Washington; (800) 326-AAUW.
"Responding to Complaints of Sexual Abuse: New Study Examines How School Districts Are Handling Allegations," by Charol Shakeshaft, The School Administrator, October 1994 .
"Sexual Abuse of Students by School Personnel," by Charol Shakeshaft and Audrey Cohan, Phi Delta Kappan, March 1995.
"Seuxal Harassment in Schools: Administrators Must Break the Casual Approach to Objectionable Behavior," by Nan D. Stein, The School Administrator, January 1993.
Sexual Harassment Prevention: A Guide for School Leaders, by Robert J. Shoop, 1997, Master Teacher Inc., Manhattan, Kan.
"Termination of School Employees: Legal Issues and Techniques," 1997, the National School Boards Association, Alexandria, Va.
(703) 836-6722

--Kathryn Dorko

Vol. 18, Issue 16, Pages 23-26

Published in Print: December 16, 1998, as For More Information
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