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Pinnacle Charter School Announces CEO

Tuesday, February 26, 2019  
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Feb. 26, 2019


Pinnacle Charter School appointed interim Head of School/CFO Chad Miller as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.  Miller will continue to report to the Pinnacle School Board in this role. The appointment comes after Miller served as interim Head of School since early Dec. 2018 following the departure of Superintendent Dr. Brian Recht.  


“Chad has done a tremendous job stepping into the role as interim Head of School. He has made vast strides moving the school forward academically by providing the highest quality support to our amazing staff across all departments in the school,” said Board member Tracy Hernandez-Mealer.


Pinnacle is establishing the new role of Academic Officer to oversee and support the academic success of the students.  Once the job description is posted, all applicants are encouraged to apply at


The Pinnacle School Board reflected upon the school mission, vision, need within the community, and school services to determine the structure and leadership that would best align with the school strategic vision and continue to move the school forward.


“We are excited about the direction Pinnacle is heading.  Our goal is to provide the highest quality education and support possible for our students.  We believe Chad is a leader who can continue to raise the bar for our students and staff. Additionally, we are excited for the opportunity to continue to grow our leadership team with a community member who can bring innovative ideas and a student-centered focus to guide our academic efforts and success,” stated Board member Anna Turnbull.


For more information please contact HR and Communication Manager Ashley Keltner at


Pinnacle Charter School has served the community for more than 20 years.  Pinnacle is a K-12 school serving more than 2,000 students and is authorized by the Colorado Charter School Institute.  The K-8 building is located at 1001 W. 84th Ave., Federal Heights, CO. The high school is located at 8412 Huron Street, Thornton, CO.  For more information visit