Ott's family members declined to comment based on advice from their attorney, said Rachel Ott
, Kendra's mother, when reached by phone Wednesday.
"This is a personal issue; it is not a newsworthy issue," she
Pezzullo, a mother of 5-year-old twins in Grandview's preschools, also accused Chase of playing favorites because Rachel Ott is his administrative secretary.
called the school, which called the parent, who came to pick up the child.
then walked the child to the parent's car.
has held a variety of past part-time and temporary positions in the district, including as a cheerleading coach in 2005, Chase said.
The School District should be the focus of this complaint, not Ott
, for allowing her
to be hired in an area that is steadily increasing her
direct exposure to the kids.
Even though she
is obviously trying to make amends, remaining in a clerical position in the bus garage is one probably ok, but growing into the rest of the more direct interaction with the kids should be carefully considered or avoided.
does deserve the second chance and I hope she
realizes how fortunate she
Now, can we all leave her
and the school district alone so they can get on with the business of educating our kids?
People do change and it sounds like Ms. Ott