Former Stratford teacher’s aide pleads guilty to sex with teen
She faces 18 months in prison at sentencing on March 14. Her lawyer said in court the sentence was “an agreed recommendation,” but refused comment outside of court.
Damato-Kushel previously turned down a plea deal that would have sent her to prison for up to four years.
Damato-Kushel worked at Wooster Middle School in Stratford. She was arrested in 2015 when her husband discovered the relationship.
The victim’s attorney said his client is satisfied with the plea deal.