JCPS TEACHER FIRED MONTHS AFTER INDICTMENT ON SEX CRIMES ALLEGEDLY INVOLVING 13-YEAR-OLD STUDENT
May 4, 2021
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher accused of numerous sex crimes involving one of her 13-year-old students has been fired, a district spokesperson said Tuesday.
Renee Murphy, the district’s communications chief, said JCPS fired Micca Watts-Gordon on April 22. She declined to give a reason for the district’s termination, and Steve Romines, the attorney listed for Watts-Gordon in her criminal case, declined comment Tuesday because he is not representing her in this matter.
Watts-Gordon, 37, was indicted in October on charges including first-degree unlawful transaction with