READING, Pa. -

The former principal at a Berks County school has admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student.

Franklin Love, who worked as the principal of the Berks Christian School in Birdsboro, pleaded guilty Monday to institutional assault.

Officials say Love, 39,  started a relationship with a 17 year-old girl in November, and it continued until April.

Authorities say several of the encounters happened at the student's home after her mom had gone to bed.

Love is expected to be sentenced November 5..