Halton District School Board Teacher Accused of Misconduct

 

A teacher with the Halton District School Board has been accused of professional misconduct.

According to a notice of hearing document, Lillian Eileen Donaldson has been accused of professional misconduct. 

One alleged incident, as noted in the document, occurred during the second semester of the 2016-17 academic year at a school in Oakville.

According to the document one male student was involved. The age and grade of this student were not revealed.

Donaldson allegedly told her class that the student had received a mark of 52 per cent in an attempt to make the student feel uncomfortable. Donaldson also allegedly called the student a 'nerd', told him to 'be intelligent for once', to 'go to hell', to 'get a life', suggested the student had 'no friends', conveyed that she would not want to be his parents, and negatively commented on the student's appearance.

In addition, Donaldson also allegedly told the student that 'life would be a hundred times better without him in it', told other students not to be like the student in question, and 'ripped or tugged out her hair as she yelled at the student and/or placed her hair on his desk'.

Donaldson has also been accused of engaging in inappropriate conduct. This incident also allegedly occurred during the second semester of the 2016-17 academic year.

According to the document, Donaldson allegedly yelled at students, got angry or frustrated at students and/or singled them out in class, promoted gambling in class and/or spoke of how fun it can be, and told a student that another student in the class had an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

The hearing regarding this matter has been scheduled for Nov. 12, 2019.

EDITORS NOTE:

The date of the hearing was originally written as Nov. 11, 2019. This was an error and has been changed to the correct date of Nov. 12, 2019.

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