Aurora, CO – Third Future Schools today confirmed that CEO, Mike Miles has accepted the superintendent role with Houston ISD. During this leadership transition, Miles will provide support and counsel to the TFS leadership team. Zach Craddock, TFS Chief of Schools will lead the organization as Superintendent.
“It has been an honor building Third Future Schools from one school to now eleven schools and I am proud of the work we have accomplished to change the future of education for our students,” said Mike Miles, Third Future Schools CEO. “Although I am stepping away to focus on fundamental change in Houston, I will be involved in the organization and support Mr. Craddock to close the achievement gap and uphold the Third Future mission and vision.”
Zack Craddock has been a senior leader with the Third Future since it was established in 2016. Craddock has extensive educational leadership experience and has brought a wealth of knowledge to the organization. Craddock has been instrumental in building the organization from the ground up. He has worked closely with Miles on key projects, which include the recent expansion of adding five schools to the network through an innovative school turnaround partnership project.
“At Third Future Schools, we are dedicated to improving overall academic outcomes for every one of our students,” said Zach Craddock, Third Future Schools Superintendent. “This will continue to be our main focus during this transition. Mr. Miles has laid the groundwork and vision for our organization and our team is laser focused on upholding the TFS mission.”
Third Future Schools is committed to its vision of creating 100 proof points of a new education system and inspire transformation of the broader public education system in order to significantly narrow the achievement. The transition in leadership marks an exciting chapter for the organization, one that promises to embrace the opportunities of the rapidly evolving education landscape.
About Third Future Schools
Third Future Schools (TFS) is a high-performing charter school network and proven turnaround partner. TFS serves over 5,000 students across Colorado, Texas, and Louisiana. Founded in 2016, TFS is dedicated to preparing students for the 2035 workplace by providing high quality instruction in a caring culture that has high expectations. TFS closes the achievement gap and allows every student to reach their full potential.
Learn more about TFS’s innovative learning model by visiting https://www.thirdfuture.org