Denton ISD names Dr. Susannah O'Bara lone superintendent finalist

Dr. Susannah Holbert O’Bara 

The Denton Independent School District could soon have a new superintendent.

Trustees named Dr. Susannah Holbert O’Bara the lone finalist for the job during Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

She is the acting superintendent of schools.

The law requires a 21-day waiting period before naming her the permanent replacement.


2 Denton ISD principals criminally charged for violating state election laws

Two Denton ISD administrators are facing criminal charges for allegedly conducting an electioneering scheme using their school emails.

Unless there’s a problem, Dr. O’Bara will officially get her new title on July 30.

She will be the first female superintendent in the 142-year history of Denton ISD.

O’Bara is replacing Dr. Jamie Wilson, who retired last month.