Colorado to California to Indonesia to California to Colorado to California to Colorado to Massachusetts to Colorado to South Africa to Colorado to England to California to Colorado to England to Colorado
1945 - 1972 colorado, california, indonesia
1945 Stephen Howard Myers is born in Denver, CO
1967 Receives Sociology Degree, with minors in English and History, from University of Colorado.
1968- 1969 Teacher at Cutler Elementary School, Cutler, CA. One boy later reports sexual abuse at age 11.
1972 - 1978 mountain view, CALIFORNIA
Teacher and Vice Principal at Crittenden Middle School, Mountain View, CA. Four boys later report sexual abuse, and one boy alleges attempted sexual abuse. (Read "The Camping Trip")
Myers starts the Traveling School Summer Program. One boy later reports sexual abuse, and another boy reports attempted sexual abuse. (Read "Boy + Steve in Motel")
Myers becomes a foster father; his foster son #1 later reports attempted sexual abuse.
1978 - 1981 carbondale, COLORADO
Principal of Carbondale Middle School, Carbondale, CO.
Myers becomes a foster father to student; foster son #2 later reports sexual abuse. (Read: 1996 Police Report)
1981 - 1999 santa cruz, CALIFORNIA
1981 - Principal at Branciforte Junior High School, Santa Cruz, CA
Assistant Principal at Soquel High School, Santa Cruz, CA
1984-1990 - Traveling School becomes part of the Santa Cruz City School District. Myers is Director and Teacher. One boy later reports sexual abuse at age 12.
1990-1999 - Traveling School is cut from the public school system. Myers receives a donation to help fund a private Traveling School, which then becomes Global Youth Academy (GYA). Two boys later report sexual abuse.
1994 - Parents file a Police Report with Santa Cruz P.D. Complaints include photos of nearly-nude boys taken by Myers and used in school workbooks, wrestling with a boy in a g-string, having boys sit on his lap, and spending long periods of time with boys behind closed doors, or in his tent. An investigation ensues; no charges are filed. (1994 Police Report) In addition, a photo-developing shop reports to police about the photos of the nearly-nude boys.
1995 - Myers begins adopting a 4 year-old boy from a Romanian orphanage. This boy later reports sexual abuse.
1996 - Police Report filed by a man concerned for the welfare of the young boy whom Myers is attempting to adopt. The man reports his own sexual abuse, and his knowledge another student victim. During the police interview, Myers admits to these allegations, and also states he had an attraction to 14 to 16 year-old boys.
An investigation ensues and evidence indicates the possibility of 60 victims. The District Attorney orders the investigation stopped. No charges are filed. (Read: 1996 Police Report)
The Romanian boy is removed from Myers' custody pending the investigation. CPS takes custody, and the boy is adopted by a new family.
The boy reports to new parents multiple occurrences of sexual abuse by Myers including sex games; rape and oral sex; and the watching of, and production of, child pornography. The boy reported these occurrences happened sometimes in the presence of another male adult. The parents report this information to police. Approximately eight months pass before SCPD asks to interview the boy, and by this time, the family has relocated to the east coast due to employment relocation. (Read: "Myers' First Adopted Son") S.C.P.D. does not bring charges against Myers.
1999 - Global Youth Academy closes, reportedly due to financial reasons.
1999 - 2001 Denver, COLORADO
Principal at PS1 Charter School in Denver, CO. Several boys complain about sexual misconduct by Myers. Despite concerns by colleagues, and their reports of their concerns to the executive director of the school, Myers finishes out the school year. (Read WestWord article here)
Myers adopts 7 year-old Ukranian boy. The boy later testifies, in an unrelated trial, an incident that appears to constitute sexual misconduct. (Read more here)
2001 - 2002 amherst, MASSACHUSETTS
Principal at Amherst Regional High School. A boy complains about sexual misconduct by Myers. Myers resigns. . (Read Daily Hampshire Gazette article here)
Myers' second adopted son is removed pending investigation, and is eventually removed permanently. (Read more here)
2002 - 2003 Denver, COLORADO
Substitute Teacher at various schools in the Denver area. (Read more here)
2003 - 2005 cape town, SOUTH AFRICA
Teacher at school(s) in Cape Town, South Africa, possibly using the name "Steve Swarup". (Read more here on Topix blog, posts 3 and 4)
2005 - 2009 DOUGLAS county, COLORADO
Teacher at school(s) in Colorado, in or near Denver.
2009 - 2011 london, ENGLAND
Teacher at Knight's Academy, run by Haberdashers' Aske's Federation - Bromley, South London, England
2011 - 2012 menlo park, CALIFORNIA
Teacher at Mid-Peninsula High School, a private school in Menlo Park, CA
January 2012 - The school receives information about Myers' history; Principal speaks with former victims. Myers leaves the school. (Read more here)
A Police report is filed with the Mountain View, CA Police Dept. against Myers for abuse that occurred in 1979. (Read "Boy + Steve in Motel")
A Police report filed with the Mariposa County, CA Sheriff's Dept. for abuse that occurred in 1974. (Read "The Camping Trip")
2012 prescott, ARIZONA
Myers petitions court for (and is granted) legal name change to Stephen Swarup Jackson. (See document here)
2012 - Jan 2017 DENVER, COLORADO
Teacher at a private all-boys boarding school, Yeshiva Toras Chaim in Denver, using the name "Stephen Jackson". In January, 2017, Yeshiva Toras Chaim receives information about Jackson's history and Jackson's employment ends.
june - sept 2017 essex county, england
Teacher of 11-13 year olds at Tendring technology college, Frinton-On- Sea, Essex County, England under the name Stephen Swarup Jackson. CPS notified the school of Jackson's history and his employment ended. The school also filed a complaint against Jackson with the National College for Teaching and Leadership (the U.K. equivalent of the U.S.'s Department of Education).
OCTOBER 2017 - PRESENT DENVER, COLORADO
Employment status unknown
The name "Stephen Myers" was used 1968 - 2012
The name "Stephen Jackson" was used 2012 - present