Second South Windsor High School teacher placed on leave

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) — A second teacher from South Windsor High School has been suspended, as the school district released information days after another teacher was placed on leave for reading a “highly inappropriate” poem to students in class.

Paul Jussila, who is listed on the South Windsor High School webpage as being a teacher in the Applied Technology, Business department, was placed on paid administrative leave dating back to Dec 2014.

School officials from the town couldn’t give details to what exactly Jussila is being investigated for.

A letter sent to Jussila by Assistant Superintendent, Colin McNamara reads:

Dear Mr Jussila,

As you know, we met Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in connection with certain matters related to your conduct as an employee of South Windsor Public Schools. Also present in our meeting was your union representative Glen Flanders.

As we discussed at our meeting, you have been place on paid administrative leave indefintely while we investigate the concerns that have been brought to our attention. During your paid administrative leave your are not to be on school grounds, have contact with any students from South Windsor Public Schools, or communicate with colleagues from work about this issue.

As soon as I am able, I will schedule a meeting with you in order to provide you with an opportunity to be heard regarding the matter in question.

Please contact me if you have any questions.


Colin J. McNamara
Assistant Superintendent
Personnel and Administration

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