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The Monroe County Criminal Court tells Local 8 News that a trial date has been set for Michael Schack.
He will go to trial April 17, 2014.
Schack is charged with rape of a child and was arrested in August.
According to Madisonville Police, Schack raped a 6-year-old girl in a storage room at the Good Sheperd Center where he worked.
Authorities said the girl was spending the summer with her grandmother who volunteered at the center.
Schack remains behind bars on a $50,000 bond.
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