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Certificate Action Details

Notification Date5/14/2024
Name of IndividualDeanna Baker
Other Names
Date of Birth7/5/1988
Last School in Which EmployedWestern Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
Last Position HeldSubstitute Teacher
Certificate TypeDay-to-Day Substitute Emergency Permits
Certification AreaAll Instructional Areas PK-12
Action TakenImmediate Suspension
Grounds for DisciplineEducator was criminally charged with Endangering the Welfare of Children, 18 Pa.C.S. § 4304(a)(1), based on allegations that Educator’s nine-year-old daughter disclosed she was sexually assaulted by Educator’s boyfriend, Educator attempted to interfere with the investigation and would not allow her daughter to discuss the assault with her therapist.
Date Action Taken5/14/2024