A teacher at Penfield High School was arrested by State Police on Tuesday after an investigation into a relationship with a student.
The Penfield High School teacher is Eric Brewer, 46, was taken into custody after he gave alcohol to a 17-year-old student last September. The student met Brewer after joining the robotics team. After getting to know each other, the 2 engaged in a sexual relationship.
A statement from the district was issued Wednesday morning.
"The Penfield Central School District holds its staff members to the highest ethical and moral standards and expects all employees to conduct themselves in accordance with the District’s Code of Conduct. On Tuesday, April 17, the New York State Police Department informed the District that an investigation had been opened into the alleged misconduct of a Penfield High School teacher."
Last night, the NYS Police informed us that technology teacher Eric Brewer had been arrested and arraigned on charges of unlawfully dealing with a minor. The District is cooperating fully with the investigation and Mr. Brewer has been placed on administrative leave. Counselors are also being made available to any students or staff members who may need support."