A Washoe County School District high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student.
33-year-old Maren Oates, listed until Friday afternoon on the staff roster website for the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology, is on administrative leave from the school.
She was arrested by Washoe County School Police and booked into Washoe County jail May 17, 2018 on a charge of School Employee Engaged in Sex with a Pupil.
A statement from the district says, “Washoe County School Police are investigating allegations that a District employee engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a student. The employee in question has been placed on administrative leave.
“The safety and security of our students and staff is our number-one priority. The District cannot discuss personnel issues.”
AACT’s website says the school “is an advanced career technical education academy within the Washoe County School District. AACT provides the opportunity for students to determine what career or college pathway they want to pursue in post-secondary education.”