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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
NACSA’s Four Recommendations for Improving the Charter School Program (CSP) State Entity Grant
The Charter Schools Program (CSP) is one of the few levers the federal government plays in charter schooling around the country. To date, the program has put more than $5...
NACSA Names Courtney Hughley as Vice President of Communications
Karega Rausch, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), announced today that Courtney Hughley joins NACSA as vice president of communications.  “I’m honored to join...
Read it in the Washington Post: Without Communities
Some important, really important, stakeholders are notably absent from a piece on the history of charter schools in Wednesday’s Washington Post. The author places teacher unions in opposition to education reformers and policymakers...