New London school employee under arrest for criminal activity involving a student

New London

An employee at Harbor School in New London is off the job and under arrest.

Corriche Gaskin is charged with Risk of Injury to a Minor. 

Police said it’s because of criminal activity involving him and an underage student. 

According to New London Schools Gaskin has been a Climate Specialist since 2015. Presently he holds that position at Harbor Elementary School and previously was at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School. He has been on paid administrative leave since March.  

A Climate Specialist works with students, staff and families in peer mediation, behavior supports, and creating opportunities for students to be successful using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.  

The Superintendent released the following statement:

“This situation is incredibly concerning to all. The school system, DCF and the police department responded immediately when issues were raised.  The employee has been out on leave, pending investigation, since March 20th. The district will continue to work with the agencies involved in this investigation and has no further comment at this time.”

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