INDEPENDENCE -- The Cleveland Catholic Diocese confirmed to Channel 3 that a part-time art teacher at St. Michael's Catholic school in Independence has been fired for posting nude pictures of herself online.
In a statement from spokesman Robert Tayek, the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland says:
"The parish took immediate action to terminate the teacher, in accordance with the Diocesan Education Department's policies in such matters. The well-being of the students is paramount in these cases and assistance has been offered to students and their parents."
Her name and photo have not been released.
Diocesan records show St. Michael's is a Pre-K through eighth grade school, affiliated with St. Michael's Catholic Church.