South San ISD superintendent headed to Houston ISD
HOUSTON, Texas -- Superintendent Abelardo Saavedra's last day with the South San Antonio Independent School District will be on Friday and he will officially serve as Houston Independent School District's interim superintendent on Monday, according to a South San ISD spokesperson.
Houston's school board voted to replace Dr. Grenita Lathan, it's current interim superintendent, according to the Houston Chronicle. The South San ISD board of trustees voted unanimously to name Dr. Alexandro (Alex) M. Flores as the finalist for Saavedra's position.
The newspaper said Saavedra previously served as HISD's superintendent between 2005 and 2009 before heading to San Antonio in 2014.