#13: Carrie McCandless


 #13: Carrie McCandless
Name: Carrie McCandless
School: Brighton Charter High School
City: Palm City, CA
Age of Teacher:
29
Age of Student: 17
Rank: 13
Charges:

One felony count of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust and contributing to the delinquency of a minor

Summary:
Carrie McCandless was a teacher and cheerleading coach at Brighton Charter High School in Brighton, CO. She was accused in December of 2006 of having sexual contact with a 17-year-old male student during an overnight school camping trip.
According to her arrest affidavit, McCandless supplied students on an October 2006 camping trip with alcohol, and "did everything except having sex" with a 17-year-old male student while another student slept on a couch nearby. She was fired from the school where her husband, Chris McCandless, was employed as the principal. She pleaded guilty in the summer of 2007 to sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and was sentenced to 45 days in jail. In March of 2009, she returned briefly to jail for violating the terms of her parole by drinking alcohol and being found in the bed of another parolee. She and her husband remain married.

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