Roger Kligerman

Roger Kligerman

2019 NACSA Leader

Director, Quality & Accountability, School District of Philadelphia Charter Schools Office

Roger Kligerman serves as Director of Quality and Accountability for the Charter Schools Office (CSO) of the School District of Philadelphia (SDP). In this role, he oversees the core authorizing functions, including the New Charter Application review process, Annual and Renewal evaluations, and amendment requests.

In his capacity as Director, he ensures consistency across evaluations and strives to strike the right balance between accountability and autonomy.

Prior to joining SDP in 2015, he worked as a data analyst for charter schools in Philadelphia; Washington, DC; New Jersey; and Rhode Island. Roger holds a Master’s degree in Urban Education Policy from Brown University and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and History from Oberlin College. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, cooking, and reading.


Most Recent Posts
Closing the DEI Gap in Authorizing
According to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 68% of charter school students are students of color and nearly 59% come from lower-income households. Unfortunately, most educational organizations, including...
New School Application
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Third Thursdays
NACSA provides professional development opportunities, online courses, resources, and publications that are specifically designed to help authorizers and other school leaders grow and network. Third Thursdays, an ongoing virtual learning...