A Brooklyn teacher was arrested Friday for allegedly kissing 13-year-old boy on the lips at school, police and education sources told The Post.
Michael D’Anna, 41, allegedly kissed the student at PS IS 30 in Bay Ridge — prompting a shocked assistant principal who witnessed the act to immediately call cops, sources said.
D’Anna, a tenured teacher who has been with the city’s Department of Education since 2009 and at his current school since 2013, was charged with sexual abuse of a child, according to police.
A DOE rep said the agency would seek to terminate D’Anna and that he would be placed in an administrative post away from kids pending that effort.
“The school immediately reported this deeply concerning allegation, and this individual has been removed from the school while we follow the necessary steps to pursue termination,” said DOE spokeswoman Katie O’Hanlon.
“The safety of our students is our top priority, and we are cooperating fully with the police department to assist with the investigation.”
The DOE said an initial check did not reveal any prior misconduct by D’Anna.