Former Everett Superintendent of Schools Frederick F. Forestiere has been released from his jail sentence pending his appeal of a conviction of indecent assault and battery charges, according to reports.
A judge released Forestiere on Monday, due to the appeal of a trial conviction on those charges, according to reports.
Forestiere was convicted earlier this yesr of indecent assault and battery and sentenced to jail time for inappropriately touching an employee in his office. On February 16 he pleaded guilty to additional charges in Malden District Court.
He has been serving a sentence imposed on Feb. 9, of 18 months in jail with 90 days to serve and the balance suspended for two years.
Forestiere, 79, who served as Everett Superintendent for nearly 30 years, from 1989-2018.
Following a three-day trial earlier this year, Forestiere was found guilty of indecently assaulting a then 41-year-old female victim, an Everett Public Schools employee at the time, multiple times in 2017 and 2018.
In addition to the jail sentence must also register as a sex offender.
He was also ordered to stay away from the victims and witnesses in this case and to stay away from Everett public schools and their events.