Notification Date 7/8/2013
Name of Individual Christopher R. Swanson
Other Names
Date of Birth 12/30/1971
Last School In Which Employed Smethport Area School District
Last Position Held Teacher
Certificate Type Instructional II
Certification Area Physics 7-12
Action Taken Immediate Revocation
Grounds for Discipline Educator engaged in professional misconduct involving a 17 year old student that included exchanging hundres of text messages, many of which were sexual in nature, making comments abot the student's appearance and wardrobe, hugging the student, holding the student's hand in a romantic manner and kissing her hand before telling her that he would miss her over the upcoming break, telling the student he loved her, and writing a note to the student indicating that he wanted to be with her and wished he had met her sooner.
Date Action Taken 5/17/2013