Skip to comments.Teacher Charged With Molesting Student Nearly 100 Times
Posted on 04/25/2005 7:03:35 AM PDT by KidGlock
Teacher Charged With Molesting Student Nearly 100 Times
POSTED: 6:47 am EDT April 25, 2005 UPDATED: 8:11 am EDT April 25, 2005
COCOA, Fla. -- Hundreds of students and teachers at Endeavour Elementary School in Brevard County are walking on campus Monday for the first time since learning of disturbing allegations against an instructor.
Cocoa police arrested a veteran teacher over the weekend and charged him with molesting a student nearly 100 times.
Daniel Cliatt, 29, is accused of a crime so heinous, for his first appearance deputies dressed him in a bulletproof vest. Wearing the vest with his hands shackled in front of him, Cliatt appeared before a judge for the first time Sunday, when he answered the judge's questions.
Cliatt is accused of raping a 13-year-old repeatedly after school, at school, every day for months.
Cocoa police say the 29-year-old, 360-pound sixth grade teacher started by showing the boy pornography, then moved to sex acts, almost 100 of them. That didn't stop until, police say, another teacher walked into Cliatt's classroom Friday after school.
"At first, she walked in and didn't know what she was seeing. But she ran out and grabbed a supervisor," explained Detective Barbara Matthews, Cocoa Police Department.
Cliatt has been a teacher at Endeavour Elementary School for five years and he's worked there for 10. The school district is already planning a termination hearing.
"We have been very, very cooperative. We've spent a lot of time with the Cocoa Police Department in order to assist them in this investigation," said Sara Stern, Brevard County School District.
Cliatt is a 2000 graduate of Rollins College. He's been at Endeavour Elementary School for 10 years, first as a teacher's assistant, then as a second grade teacher. He most recently taught the sixth grade. Cliatt was in charge of 20 students.
According to the Brevard County School District, Cliatt passed every FBI and FDLE background check.
Homosexual rapes students!
They are hoping nobody will notice.
Don't know what good a vest does if they are not wearing a kevlar helmet...one good head shot, and he's down.
What is it with the state of Florida, "planning a termination hearing". He was caught in act.
Even if I did't mind heat, humidity and bugs I would never live in Florida.
'gay pedophile.....will the link be made?"
Are you kidding?! That's not just hurtfully insensitive but hatefully divisive! We must avoid truth at all costs.......it hurts the feelings of the depraved, dontcha know?
EXACTLY. When I was a young teen I was molested by an older man. I didn't tell my parents until the guy was caught molesting another young girl. If that hadn't happened I NEVER would have told my parents because I was too embarrassed.
The lady will probably have nightmares. When will society learn that child molesters need killing?
I can see two possible reasons.
1. He was terrified of the attacker. While this is possible it is also highly unlikely. 13 year old kids are smart enough to know how to game the system. They know that all they have to do is plant an obsever to 'accidently' walk in on them and they'd have the attacker by the nuts. And they'd look totally innocent in the attacker's eyes as someone just accidently walked in.
2. The kid was seduced. (Before you flame me listen to this. I know what I'm talking about.)
A 13 year old boy has raging hormones. Especially these days. Kids are growing up much faster than they used to. (which could also negate the size factor of the attacker. I've seen some 13 yr olds that were 6' plus and over 200 lbs) These hormones are just begging for a place to be used. This makes them relatively easy to seduce if they have the right background. read on.
So the attacker starts with regular soft porn to gain the kids confidence. Then moves on to more explicit porn and finally to gay porn. A slow progression desensitizes the kid to any sense of wrongness.
Along with this is the expression of lots of affection. Encouragement, hugs etc. steadily progressing. To a kid from a troubled home, or especialy a kid without a loving father in the home this affection is like air. He needs it just to stay alive.
Once the kid is hooked on the affection, moving to sex is pretty easy. (hugs, a kiss now and then, necking, massage, groping, sex) After all, a penis doesn't care how it's made to feel good, it just knows it feels good. The rest of it can be worked into ("You know I love you and if you really loved me you'd do this for me")
This kid has been raped physically. But even worse he's been mind raped and may take years to recover if he ever does.
So don't be so quick to blame the victim but also don't be so quick to blame someone for asking how this can go on for so long. We ALL need to understand this in order to protect our kids
Fathers -- You MUST protect your sons. Boys need a father's healthy attention. You must rough and tumble with them. Hug them when they've done well. They need verbal and physical affection from you. If you do not provide this they will either grow up not knowing how men respond to each other in a healthy way OR end up as some perverts play thing because they are seeking attention. (Please note that girls need daddy's physical affection also).
Mothers -- You must let dad and son have time together to do guy stuff. Rough and tumble may mess up the house but hey, they're guys and guys wrestle. It's part of growing up healthy. If dad's not around you have to get the kid some positive male presence in his life. (Not the pro-homosexual big brothers-big sisters group). Get an uncle or someone from the church involved in his life. (Of course check them out closely and watch them like a hawk). A kid without a father is an easy mark.
All parents. There's a book out. "Seven steps to recruit proof your child". Get it and read it. It's linked on the homosexual agenda list of links.
(As you may have guessed. I've been there, done that, bought the t-shirt and took years to recover. I pray that my attacker got saved before he died. I also pray that every child molester (read homosexual if you choose) gets saved and changed or if they refuse to be changed, dies before they can molest again)
LJ, you can ping the list to this post. Although I've shared this before I think it bears a reminder.
Florida is really getting out of control. Who would want to live there with a nurse such a Michael Schiavo, the rogue Judge George Greer who rules like a king, surely far more than the national average in sex horrors committed by pedophiles. And the governor wringing his hands and claiming there is nothing he can do.
FYI see 127
Fathers -- You MUST protect your sons. Boys need a father's healthy attention.
In A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality, page 50, Dr. Nicolosi says:
...boys need from their dads what we reparative therapists call "the three A's": affection, attention, and approval. When they fail to get what they need, they interpret their father's behavior as personal disinterest in and rejection of them. They feel a deep and powerfully hurtful affront to their sense of self. In defense against further hurt, they diminish Dad in their minds, rendering him unimportant or even nonexistent. Their actions say: "If he doesn't want me, then I don't want him either."Those who have left homosexuality will appreciate this book and many will wish it was required reading for parents before they have kids. I highly recommend it.
Can we add the words "slowly fed into" and "feet first" ??
You forgot to reload!
I still prefer my method of ideal punishment for child-rapers:
Douse them in bovine phermones and lock them in a ring (armed guards assuring no escape) with a stud bull.
Let them know what it feels like.
I thought about a reload, but I was getting sick of typing BANG.
copy/paste is your friend :)
I'm willing to bet he's going to try to sue for discrimination while in jail and losing his job. Any takers?
female estrus bovine pheromones I presume?
Only the best for our worst :)
Honey and ...
Very well stated; so sorry you had to have some experience with this, but it is a blessing that you can share your knowledge.
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