Shawn Salevsky, Nazareth teacher, to stand trial on sex assault charges
Suspect accused of unlawful contact with male student inside school
A teacher accused of sexually abusing a student for more than two years is heading to trial.
Shawn Salevsky waived his preliminary hearing before a district judge in Nazareth, Northampton Co., on Wednesday.
Salevsky, 39, of Macungie, Lehigh Co., was the drama teacher at Nazareth Middle School when he sexually assaulted a male student on multiple occasions, police said.
The incidents happened in the school's theater/drama room between January 2011 and March 2013, police said.
Salevsky is due back in court for a formal arraignment on Aug. 8.
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