A “white” teacher at Schaumburg Christian School was charged with sexual exploitation of a child Tuesday after a student told administrators he masturbated while students were in his classroom, investigators said.
On Friday, the wanker known as Paul LaDuke, 75, of Hanover Park, was seated behind his podium when he unzipped and lowered his pants and masturbated, Schaumburg enforcement official said.
A student saw him and reported it to a teacher who then relayed it to school administrators, according to investigators. LaDuke lost his job the same day.
The school contacted authorities Monday, and after investigators interviewed students, LaDuke was arrested. Enforcement officials said they believed LaDuke had committed similar acts at the school several times a year for a decade or longer.
LaDuke is schedule to have a bond hearing in Rolling Meadows Branch Court on Wednesday.
Officers said they had no evidence that LaDuke had inappropriately touched or physically harmed any student, though they asked current or former students or their parents who have information about the case to contact investigators.
LaDuke has been at the school since 1985, according to his Facebook page. An online Father’s Day tribute written by his son said LaDuke taught math, and had earlier worked at a Christian school in Colorado.
Officials at Schaumburg Christian School, a ministry of Bethel Baptist Church that serves students from preschool through high school, declined comment. Silence of the lambs…