The Newcomerstown Board of Education met in special session April 24 to accept the resignation of third grade teacher Jodi A. Kellish, effective April 25.

Kellish, who was suspended by the board of education with pay since March 1, was indicted by the Tuscarawas County Grand Jury for charges including three counts of sexual battery, third-degree felonies, and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, misdemeanors of the first degree.

Kellish, 37, of Port Washington, is set to appear before the Tuscarawas County Court of Common Pleas on Thursday, May 3 at 8:15 a.m. for arraignment.