The former Alaska superintendent was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy on Monday.
The federal prosecutor says he has been sentenced to many years.
US Judge Sharon Gleason, 55, Dennis Weston, 55, was sentenced on multiple counts.
Weston served as deputy director of the youth department and oversaw the Macquillan Youth Center.
Prosecutors said Westin responded to an online media commentary on child abuse in April 2017.
Who initiated a long conversation with an FBI agent secretly harassing a thinking boy named Becky.
West is on the phone, his name is John.
Investigators searched the Westens home and confiscated a laptop containing 22 images of child abuse.
Investigators have found evidence that West went to a sensitive website to find child pornography.
Prosecutors said the ten pieces found on his computer were children under 12 years old.
Judge Glisson said the decision is up to everyone in the community to abide by the law. Weston was arrested
A safe citizen, the judge said.