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W. Jerome Oberlton

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Dallas School Superintendent Mike Miles tells KERA that it's time to review and improve the process for hiring his cabinet members. This follows the resignation of yet another top administrator: his chief of staff, Jerome Oberlton.


Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles announced Dr. Rene Barajas will be the district’s new Chief Financial Officer. He comes from Garland ISD where he’s held the same position and is also assistant superintendent of business operations. He begins in Dallas  January 22. Also starting that day is W. Jerome Oberlton, in his new DISD role as Chief of Staff. He’s currently chief technology officer at Baltimore City Public Schools. Before that he worked in North Texas, where he was president of Global Technology Services in Dallas.