Olathe University District administrator accused of harassment by several females resigns

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) — An Olathe University District official who was accused of sexual harassment has resigned.

The Olathe Board of Schooling recognized the resignation of Abundant Wilson, who was the district’s Director of Curriculum Evaluation.

The resignation was helpful April 6.

Wilson was accused of repeated sexual harassment by a few ladies, KCTV5 documented this calendar year.

They also claimed the Olathe Faculty District ‘covered up.’

Mark Dugan, an legal professional for a person of the ladies, furnished a report executed by the district following his shopper complained about inappropriate remarks, actions, and touching.

His shopper wished to continue being nameless. Dugan said she was also an administrator, an employee of the district for 18 yrs.

The report, an investigation performed by a 3rd social gathering, acknowledges a collection of incidents dating back to October 2019. Between the problems, the worker explained Wilson had repeatedly referred to her as his “work spouse,” experienced stared at her in a way that manufactured her not comfortable, and had touched her thigh.

The district issued this assertion again in February:

“We admit and regard that scenarios involving misconduct have with them particular person activities, perspectives and worries. We by no means want to belittle or diminish anyone’s particular person activities or concerns. Nonetheless, we experience we owe it to our community to share what we are equipped with regards to the referenced scenario and to guarantee them of our core values as a college district and education and learning procedure.

Whilst we will not supply distinct details out of respect for the privacy of those included, we can share the subsequent: Olathe Public Colleges will take any and all allegations of staff misconduct extremely severely and we have processes and strategies in position to investigate and handle them in accordance with our board policies, state and federal laws.

Our focus is and normally will be to make sure our staff members feel secure and supported at operate. We are committed to furnishing just about every team member due approach. As these kinds of, the referenced scenario was extensively investigated both of those internally and externally, over and outside of what is necessary by legislation and our board guidelines. We continue being steadfast in our motivation to the integrity of our group and the core values of the Olathe Public Faculties.”

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