About the Deputy Superintendent's Office

  • The Deputy Superintendent's Office oversees the academic and human resources initiatives for Denton ISD. In his role, Dr. Richard Valenta serves in the absence of Dr. Jamie Wilson, the superintendent, in the oversight of district tasks and responsibilities.  In addition, Dr. Valenta participates on behalf of the superintendent on various committees, community events and special projects.  

    Under this office, Dr. Valenta guides the mission of in-school activities, including academics, athletics and fine arts, and he also oversees the staffing of Denton ISD, ensuring it has top-quality teachers and administrators to lead students to their true potential. Additionally, the Deputy Superintendent's Office also oversees the district's Adult Education program, ensuring that adults also receive high-quality instruction as they advance their careers and lives.
    Deputy Superintendent
    Dr. Richard Valenta
    Deputy Superintendent
    • Oversight of district
    • Academic Programs Department
    • Human Resources Department 
    Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Superintendent
    Kim Kirby
    Administrative Assistant
    • Employee grievances
    • Legal issues
    • Handbooks
    • Administrative regulations
    • Stipends
    • Special projects