Two female teachers, one in Fremont and the other in San Jose, are both facing sex abuse charges alleging inappropriate sexual contact with male students.
On Thanksgiving Day 2016, Washington High School PE teacher Corine Audiat was arrested for unlawful sex acts with a minor. Corine Audiat is also known as Cory Audiat.
In early December, Trudy Hill, an English teacher at Santa Teresa High School, was arrested on charges of sending harmful matter to a minor and oral copulation with a minor. Hill is the fourth East Side Union High School District employee to be accused of sexual misconduct with a student in 2016. Hill, along with James Lick interim vice principal Juan Gonzalez, Mt. Pleasant High School assistant track coach Enoch Garcia, and Independence High School wrestling coach Marc Alquiza are all facing charges.
In a study of teacher-student sexual abuse, the report found that up to seven percent of all middle and high school students were the targets of physical sexual abuse by teachers, coaches and other adults working in the school system. In the year 2014, almost 800 school employees were prosecuted for sexual assault, nearly a third of them women.
If you or a loved one are sexual abuse victims of a teacher, please contact our law firm at 408-289-1417. The trauma is lifelong with depression, low-self esteem and difficulty maintaining future relationships among the long-term consequences that male victims face. The experienced sexual abuse attorneys at Corsiglia McMahon & Allard are ready to help. Give them a call or use the form to the right to email.