In a statement Tuesday, Jeff Snell, superintendent for the Camas School district, said that "in light of threats to Dr. Liza Sejkora and concern from our community, Dr. Sejkora has been placed on administrative leave.”
“As a career educator, the only adult job I’ve ever had for 22 years, we try to teach kids to think before they act, think before they speak, think before they post,” Sejkora said Tuesday.
The principal apologized to parents and students in a letter, writing, “I made a comment to my private social media, which was a personal, visceral reaction. I want to apologize for suggesting that a person’s death is deserved. It was inappropriate and tasteless. Further, I apologize for the disruption it caused to our learning environment today.”
In his statement, Snell wrote the district appreciated Sejkora’s apology and will work to “support her in rebuilding trust with the community she serves.”
“As school district staff, we strive to model a high standard for students,” Snell wrote. “This situation did not meet that standard.”
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