Shannon Griffin has been charged with criminal sexual assault and other charges after investigators with Illinois Cook County Sheriff’s office conducted a month-long investigation of the teacher. Authorities state the inappropriate conduct began in 2013 and continued until March 2019. Griffin is said to have engaged in sexual conduct with a student and sent nude pictures and videos of herself as well as requested nude pictures from the student and at least one other student. Griffin is a prekindergarten teacher at Jordan Baptist School in Burbank, Illinois. The status of her employment at the school is unknown at this time.

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