PALM BAY, Florida – A Brevard County Public Schools teacher was recently suspended after he allegedly made an “inappropriate sexual gesture” towards the Principal at Riveria Elementary Elementary School located at 351 Riviera Drive Northeast in Palm Bay, Florida.
Phillip Wachsler of Satellite Beach, Florida, allegedly made the sexual gesture behind the back of Riveria Elementary Principal Kori Hurst as she was walking out of his sixth-grade classroom on October 26, 2017.
According to documents filed with the Brevard Public School Board, several students in his classroom witnessed the sexual gesture.
When Principal Hurst summoned Wachsler to her office on November 14, 2017, to provide a written statement regarding the October 26th incident, Wachsler allegedly demonstrated the sexual gesture.
Wachsler also received a letter of reprimand on November 17, 2017, for allegedly using inappropriate language and calling student names.
After investigating the incident, the Brevard County School Board suspended Wachsler for one day without pay on January 16, 2018.
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