physical education teacher Steven Tozier has been placed on administrative leave, Superintendent William Guzman confirmed.
Guzman said that a substitute teacher has been hired to teach his classes when school begins on Wednesday, August 29.
Tozier is after he allegedly placed a 13-year-old male student in a headlock while on the stairway on the way to class, according to the case affidavit.
He is due in Rockville Superior Court on September 6.
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