New Allegations Against E.P. Schools, Former Teacher

, Written by Craig Smullin, Posted: Thu, March 21 2013 at 5:32 PM, Updated: Thu, March 21 2013 at 5:48 PM

Jackson County School District 9 back in the spotlight... again... for all the wrong reasons. New allegations are surfacing againstĀ  former school counselor and substitute teacher Joel Heller. Heller was previously accused of inappropriately touching students in 2011... now a local attorney says he's found girls who say Heller's sexual abuse dates back to 2005 or 2006. NBC-5's Craig Smullin reports.

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Craig Smullin

NBC5 News Director Craig Smullin co-anchors NBC5 News at 6 and hosts the 5 on 5 Feature Interview on NBC5 News at 5.

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Craig graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in Recreation Administration and Sports Management.

Since joining NBC5 News in 2005, Craig has performed virtually every job in the newsroom: News and Sports Reporter, Sports Anchor, Producer, series and segment Host and Anchor of NBC5 News at Sunrise and NBC5 News at 5. He became News Director in January, 2014.

When he's not managing a busy newsroom, Craig spends time with his wife, two young sons and two dogs. He is a dedicated fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Portland Trailblazers and loves snow boarding the slopes of Mt. Ashland.

Catch Craig co-anchoring with Christine Pitawanich weekdays on NBC 5 News at 6pm.

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