Substitute fired after school officials learn allegations from last job

A substitute teacher at Floral Park Memorial High School was fired Friday after a month on the job -- because district officials say they learned

Eileen Micyk, the mother of a 12-year-old student, says she searched on the internet for information on the substitute chorus teacher after the boy complained about her. The teacher was identified by Micyk as Marisa Cazanave.

Eileen Micyk, the mother of a 12-year-old student, says she searched on the internet for information on the substitute chorus teacher after the boy complained about her. The teacher was identified by Micyk as Marisa Cazanave. (3/17/17)

FLORAL PARK - A substitute teacher at Floral Park Memorial High School was fired Friday after a month on the job -- because district officials say they learned the woman had had an inappropriate relationship with a male student at her former school.

Eileen Micyk, the mother of a 12-year-old student, says her son complained about his new substitute chorus teacher. 

"She said that she didn't care about us, and she wouldn't mind failing us, because she's gone in six months," the boy tells News 12, although he also says she did not do anything inappropriate with him or his classmates.

So Micyk says she searched on the internet for information on Marisa Cazanave.

She found New York Post articles that reported that the teacher had to resign from her previous job at the prestigious Brooklyn Technical High School after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a male student. 

City school officials confirmed Cazanave's February resignation, saying an investigation substantiated claims of misconduct. That same month, she found work subbing on Long Island.

Officials with Sewanhaka School District say there were no reports of any alleged misconduct while she was teaching at Floral Park.

They say they conducted "the usual thorough background checks" and contacted past employers before hiring her, and those checks found nothing.

Micyk says she doesn't blame the district, because Cazanave may have been hired before the New York Post articles were published.

News 12 tried to get in touch with Cazanave, but those attempts were unsuccessful.

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