Correction: the teachers correct age is 36.
A 26-year-old Round Rock Independent School District family science teacher, Randi Chaverria turned herself in at the Williamson County Jail on Tuesday. She was charged by the Round Rock Police with having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Round Rock High School Principal Matt Groff sent a letter Tuesday to inform parents that Chaverria had been arrested by the Round Rock Police following an investigation that the teacher allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a student. Groff stated in the letter that the School Administrators were first notified of the allegations on Monday, November 18th.
Cheverria, who was notified on Monday the 18th of the allegations and elected to take leave. On Tuesday the 19th the teacher submitted her resignation. She was not permitted to return to campus.
The school district reported the allegation of the improper relationship to the State Board for Educator Certification.
The Family Science teacher was hired by the Round Rock School District five years ago after passing the Texas Department of Public Safety background check and employment reference checks. She was named the 2019 Secondary Teacher of the Year back in 2018 and was reported to be very involved in the school.
According to Williamson County Jail records Chaverria bounded out of jail Tuesday afternoon.