Roger Kligerman

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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
One of Our “COVID Keepers”: Putting Communities First in Public Charter Schools
This blog post was written by Joanna Hightower and Shira Woolf Cohen, Founding Partners, Innovageous.  In March 2020, brick and mortar public charter schools were suddenly forced to operate as virtual...
Colorado HB1295: When Everyone But the Impacted Community Determines Education Policy for the Community
When is a public charter school in the community’s interest? Community can mean different things to different people of course, but generally NACSA believes that engaging community and gauging community needs to...
Biden’s FY2022 Budget and What It Means for Charter Schools & Authorizing
On Friday, May 28th, the Biden administration released their proposed budget for the 2022 fiscal year, which is set to begin on October 1, 2021 and run through September 30,...