Substitute accused of sharing inappropriate photos


NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating after a female substitute teacher at Naugatuck High School was accused of having unsuitable conversations and sharing inappropriate photos with students.

The substitute, whose name was not released due to the ongoing investigation, was accused on Monday. As soon as administrators learned, they approached the woman and fired her, said James Connelly, interim superintendent of schools. He said the woman had been substituting at the school for about two months and that he could not give many details because the case is a personnel matter. He said no students were injured and that parents of those affected have been notified.

Connelly said administrators immediately notified the Department of Children and Families and the Naugatuck Police Department. Lt. Bryan Cammarata, police spokesman, said police are investigating both accusations and the case remains under investigation.