GEB Says They’ve Taken Appropriate Action on Sexual Harassment Complaint

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Six of the nine board members also signed a criminal complaint that was filed by Superintendent Jon Fernandez that was submitted to GPD and the FBI.

Guam – The Guam Education Board says they are aware of the sexual harassment claims that were made against GDOE Superintendent Jon Fernandez and they’ve taken the appropriate steps in the matter.

 

In a statement, GEB says they accepted the complaints from a JP Torres Alternative School student and two school officials about a text message Fernandez allegedly sent a student that made her feel uncomfortable.

According to the board, they met with the student and her representatives several times between May and June to try and resolve the matter. The board says they also reviewed all the documents provided.

The board says that they took these actions with the guidance of GDOE legal counsel.

In the statement, they note that Fernandez filed a criminal complaint with GPD and the FBI.

However, attached to that criminal complaint, which is on official GDOE letterhead, are the signatures of at least six of the nine board members.

You can read the GEB’s statement by clicking on the file below.

 

 

Press_Release_for_GEB.pdf