Canisteo teacher replaced by substitute

Robin Humphrey —  Friday, November 16, 2012

Canisteo School superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Matteson will not say if a first grade teacher,  Rebecca Suttmeier,  has been suspended or fired after complaints she was yelling at children in her first grade class.

Several parents told the school board that Suttmeier often scared the students, yelled at the them and once emptied a child’s desk onto the floor.

According to a letter that was sent home, a Canisteo-Greenwood Elementary substitute has replaced Suttmeier.

The superintendent can’t discuss personnel matters so he couldn’t comment on Suttmeier’s current employment status or pay.