School Board Receives Watts' Resignation

At the behest of the Windsor Board of Education, Watts submitted his resignation via his attorney.

Board of Education member Christopher Watts, who is , has decided to "immediately resign" from the school board, according to school officials.

The Windsor Board of Education announced Wednesday night that Watts’ attorney informed the board of his decision earlier in the day. The announcement comes two weeks after so members can continue working on behalf of the schools without the distraction of the federal charges filed against Watts.

“All of the Board of Education members are eager to move forward and are continuing our focus to educate the children of Windsor," Chairwoman Doreen Richardson said Wednesday, adding the board is waiting for the Windsor Town Clerk to confirm whether Watts’ resignation, which was received "through communication with his attorney," is sufficient in satisfying the board's resignation request.

outside of Orlando, FL, on March 29.

According to court documents, Watts intended to engage in sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl while on a trip to Florida to buy a truck.

Watts faces a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of life in federal prison if convicted.

Sharon Gauthier RN/MSN-iRNPA April 19, 2012 at 01:50 AM
It's not the end, this has trampled our faith in elected officials once again. Our moral compass has not just tipped it has disappeared. What is our society saying to our children when we are continually slammed with unethical despicable behavior by those we are suppose to trust. How does his family ever rally from this. I hate to even read the news from day to day as there is always another story that we hear that takes our breath away and not in a good way.
Maria Giannuzzi April 20, 2012 at 11:35 AM
A very insightful comment from Sharon Gauthier. It is difficult not to become a cynic.


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