About Jack Preus -
Dr. Jack Preus is an educational leader passionate about engaging teachers, school leaders, and ministries in advancing a full and lasting education through innovation and creating sustainable models. Jack strives to leverage creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit to bring Christian Education to students in communities who do not currently have access to faith-based schools.
Committed to this mission, he began his career as a teacher, coach, and administrator serving students at Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, CA, finishing his Doctorate in Educational Leadership at UCLA. In 2014, he joined Open Sky Education as a National Director, supporting the team to advance its mission nationally by growing its school networks (HOPE Christian Schools and EAGLE College Prep public charter schools) and its Christian wraparound programs (Compass Educational Programs).
Jack's role at Open Sky currently includes launching a low-risk, low-cost national network of Christian microschools as the National Director of Soaring Education Services, a Division of Open Sky Education. In addition, Soaring works directly with school founders to assist them in launching their schools.
In addition to his work at Open Sky Education, he also works to advance this mission for children by participating in various national speaking engagements and committees. Jack has been married to his wife, Anna, for 18 years and has three children, Ella (13), Jack (10), and Abigail (6). Jack and family live in Gilbert, Arizona.