Randi Chaverria is 36 years old and was a former “Teacher of the Year” in Williamson County, Texas has been charged with having an illegal sexual interaction with a student. She was a teacher at Round Rock High School in Texas.
She has resigned from her post after the allegations came to light and police have said that text messages between the pair support the claims. According to the pupil, Chaverria performed oral sex on him twice in his classroom in October, according to an affidavit obtained by KVUE-TV.
She has now been charged with conducting an improper relationship with a student. She is ‘not permitted to return to the campus’ according to the school’s principal Matt Groff, and she had ‘elected to take leave’ before the allegations surfaced.
Randi was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of improper relationship between educator and student, according to court records viewed by Law&Crime. The defendant posted bond on Tuesday of $25,000. No attorney of record is named.
Officials with the Round Rock Independent School District said the defendant was already on leave as of November 18. This was a week before the allegation became public. Chaverria resigned on the 19th, the school district said. Officials said this alleged relationship was reported to the human resources and the State Board for Educator Certification, Reports LawandCrime.
The student confirmed to police that those incidents occurred in mid-October. He also showed investigators text messages the two had exchanged throughout the relationship. He told police that she would call him to meet up for sexual encounters.
She was awarded Secondary Teacher of the Year in May last year and also ran an ‘Adopt-A-Child’ scheme in the local community, where high school students ‘adopt’ an elementary school child who has been identified as ‘in need,’ purchase holiday gifts and host a party.
Upon receiving the reward, she said: ‘The most important role of a teacher is to help shape future generations to become successful members of our community. ‘More than any curriculum I teach my students, I hope that they will walk away from my classroom thinking of ways that they can make a difference in their community and impact the lives of others for the better.’
Randi is married to Eric Chaverria who is a business teacher and this couple also shares children. Furthermore, in a blog post, she mentioned that she started working for a boutique bridal store in Round Rock, Texas during her High School.
In the website designingfuturespd.com she describer herself “As early as high school I began pursuing my passion for fashion. I wanted to enter the industry with as much experience as possible, so I began organizing fashion shows for area high schools and decided later to go to Baylor University to pursue my degree in Fashion Design. I wanted to elevate my college experience and expand my worldview, so I studied abroad in Florence, Italy at Lorezo d’Medici, learning skills like Fashion Illustration from a designer for Roberto Cavalli.”
Later, he added “Right after college, I was hired as a designer for Dillard’s corporate office and was later promoted to technical design. I also have 5 years of experience in retail management and 6 years of teaching experience, sharing my real-world experience and knowledge with students and teachers.”