A 43-year-old married special education teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her students.
Amy Belliveau, who was in her first year of teaching for the district in Newington, Connecticut, allegedly had sexual contact with the 20-year-old student between April and June this year.
It is against state law for a school employee to have sexual contact with a student, regardless of the student’s age. Officials described the pupil as a ‘high-functioning’ special needs student.
An investigation into her conduct was launched after a tip from the school district on June 13.
She was placed on administrative leave from Newington Transitional Academy when the investigation was launched and she was fired following her arrest.0