Teacher Charged For Inappropriate Incident Involving Student

GREENWICH, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ A Danbury man who teaches at an all-girls Catholic school in Greenwich has been arrested for inappropriate contact with a student.

Michael Maida, 44, of Danbury, turned himself in to Greenwich police Tuesday, charged with second-degree sex assault and risk of injury to a minor for an alleged incident at the Convent of the Sacred Heart school where he had inappropriate contact with a student under the age of 16.

The school includes grades K-12. Maida has reportedly taught there for 17 years and the alleged incident happened in 2009. The school says they found out about it in January when the investigation began.

Maida was released on a $50,000 surety bond and is due in Stamford Superior Court March 18.


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