A BC teacher has lost his teaching certificate after a sexual assault charge.
Christopher Daniel Nelson, a teacher who held a temporary independent school teaching certificate under the Ministry of Education lost his right to teach after he attempted to sexually assault a former student.
The assault happened in September of 2011 at a party Nelson held at his own home.
He was intoxicated at the time.
The BC Teacher Regulation Branch investigated Nelson’s conduct.
A few days after the incident, Nelson turned himself in to the RCMP.
In April of 2012 he was charged with one count of sexual assault.
He pleaded guilty to the charges.
As a result of his actions Nelson had his teaching license permanently revoked.
The school or grade Nelson taught has not been disclosed by the regulation branch.