Teacher to serve 3 months for statutory rape of teen
A Queens special education teacher was sentenced yesterday to 90 days in jail for statutory rape with a 15-year-old boy.
Christine Williams, 42, who was fired from her job as a fifth grade teacher at PS 80 in Jamaica, Queens, admitted to Supreme Court Justice Richard Buchter that she had sexual contact twice last year with the teen, who was a friend of her stepson.
The sex encounters were caught on tape.
As part of her plea deal, she must register with the state as a sex offender, enter a mental health program and surrender her teaching license. The Rochdale Village woman is “a disgrace to herself and her profession,” Buchter said, according to the Daily News.
Her attorney claimed her judgment had been impaired as a result of alcoholism and a psychiatric disorder, according to public reports.