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Staten was a permanent substitute teacher for two years at ACA, and also worked with the football team as an assistant. He was also an alumni of the school.
Sewell says this has been difficult for the ACA family, “Just because of having known him, we certainly were surprised”, but calls this an isolated incident, based on the information gathered by the administration. School officials are currently cooperating with investigators and say they know very little about the evidence gathered at this point.
Child Protect is also participating in this investigation, carrying out the forensic interview with the alleged victim. According to the agency, preliminary evidence suggests Staten was the student’s substitute teacher.