Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Saskatchewan School Principal Admits to Six Charges of Misconduct

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Saskatchewan School Principal Admits to Six Charges of Misconduct

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Former principal guilty of misconduct

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YORKTON, Sask. - A former school principal in Yorkton, Sask., has pleaded guilty to six charges at a discipline hearing of the Saskatchewan Professional Teacher's Regulatory Board.

Trent Senger admitted to directing staff to falsify a student's transcript; engaging in sexist, profane and belittling comments about colleagues; making humiliating comments about a student and a parent at a school event; failing to take appropriate steps to verify students would be eligible for graduation; and failing to hold sufficient fire drills.

In the transcript case, the student was given a passing grade in a class the student had never enrolled in.

The board decision said Senger referred to a staff member as "just one step up from a hooker" on two occasions and ridiculed her for being a teacher when she did not need the money.

He also commented on the weight of two female staff members in front of their colleagues, calling them "too big" and "too lazy. …

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