In light of Todd Boldry’s permanent surrender of his teaching license, Superintendent A.J. Gappa said the Knox Community School Board Monday night approved his resignation as an educator at the Knox Middle School.
“Todd Boldry’s resignation had been submitted by his lawyer and the board did accept it,” said Gappa. “His position had been filled by a teacher on a temporary contract from the time he was suspended earlier this school year,” said Gappa.
Boldry was arrested Aug. 24 at the Knox Middle School on charges of Official Misconduct and Child Seduction, both Class D Felonies. The charges were filed after an allegation of sexual misconduct was made by a former student with whom he had sexual relations in 2007-2008.
The victim in this case told Starke County Prosecutor Nicholas Bourff that she didn’t want Boldry to serve prison time, but to lose his ability to teach. As part of an agreement, Boldry filed a Stipulation of Voluntary Permanent License Surrender which was accepted by Glenda Ritz, the superintendent of public instruction of the state of Indiana, on Feb. 19.
It was then Prosecutor Bourff filed a motion to drop the criminal charges against Boldry. The motion was then signed by Judge Kim Hall.