Word of Mc Elveen's alleged misdeeds broke in mid-October, when KIPP Houston Public Schools released a statement announcing his termination in light of a pending investigation.
BACKGROUND: KIPP counselor allegedly molested student under guise of lice check The allegations came just over a month after Mc Elveen was profiled by NPR for his rescue efforts during Hurricane Harvey.
He said a psychological report on Sharman raised enough justifiable concern to warrant Tasmania's family violence team, the Safe Families Coordination Unit, being made aware of Sharman and his offending.
Sharman will also be on probation for two years after his release, with special conditions surrounding drug use, psychological treatment and family violence.
The Supreme Court in Hobart heard that Sharman dated each girl for only a matter of months but during that time regularly physically and verbally abused them.
On one occasion in February this year, he used a hammer to drive a blunt nail into the 15-year-old girl's leg.
He repeatedly punched her, threatened to stab her, cut her with a knife, doused her foot in methylated spirits and came at her with a naked flame.
He also told her she was lucky he did not "get her head caved in".
"We are deeply disturbed by these new allegations about our former staff member.
This type of behavior runs counter to everything we believe in at KIPP," Superintendent Sehba Ali said in a statement Thursday.
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