Racist podcast leads to Beaver County native's removal from Florida classroom

Marsha Scott
March 6, 2018

A Florida social studies teacher has been "removed" from the classroom after being accused in a recent Huffington Post article of having a white nationalist podcast and secretly bringing her beliefs into the classroom.

The podcast is called "Unapologetic". She later scrubbed the website for her podcast.

"None of the statements released about my being a white nationalist or white supremacist have any truth to them, nor are my political beliefs injected into my teaching of social studies curriculum", Volitich said in a statement to NBC Miami. "I honestly don't care", the host said in one clip.

Responding to the fracas, Scott Herbert, the executive director of educational services for the Citrus County School District said he couldn't confirm Volitich and Dalichov were the same person. They always wanted the minds of the children.

"They were talking about segregation in a civil rights type of capacity, and the teacher somewhat alluded that segregation might possibly be OK in her opinion", said parent Meredith Bleakley.

"And she believed me", Volitich said with a laugh.

Bleakley said she had a discussion with her daughter to speak up if she feels a teacher is being inappropriate.

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Scripps stations WFTS stopped by Volitich's apartment to talk with her, but no one answered the door. When questioned by the principal, Volitich lied saying that the accusations were untrue.

WFTS searched for her account, but it's no longer active and could not find her on Facebook.

A popular comment on Reddit, posted the email addresses of the school's principal and board members, and encouraged users to "create change" by sending them an email containing the line, "institutes of education are no place for this slavery-era rhetoric and I hope she is quickly removed from employment".

During one of her latest podcasts on February 26, one of her guests stated every child do not always deserve the best education because their IQs differ based on what race they belong to.

HuffPost secured screenshots. It also found that "Dalichov" listed her home as Crystal City, which matches Volitichs home in public records. Its profile picture mirrored Volitichs school staff photo. The video is now unavailable. It was previously reported that she was using various accounts under a pseudonym and frequently shared anti-Semitic views and plans to "eradicate" Muslims from the planet.

Volitich was removed from the classroom while the school district investigates troubling, racist comments the 25-year-old teacher allegedly made under the pseudonym "Tiana Dalichov". "You should love everybody", said Rachel Miller, a teacher at another school. Officials are looking into whether her alleged behavior violates the code of ethics and policy.

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