Register for Conference Badges

We offer three categories of pricing for badges based on the attendee’s NJCSA Member Status. The registration process for School Members is unique; please read below. If you’re unsure of your current membership status, please contact us.

Badges can be purchased for one-day only or for both days. Payment must be made in full before the conference. Purchase orders must be sent to fax 609-689-0069 or

All conference badges include a free ticket to the Tuesday Evening Welcome Reception (4:00 – 4:45 pm) & the 20-Year Salute to NJ Charters presentation (5:00 – 6:30 pm). Dinner is on your own.

Wednesday-only badge holders are invited to show up on Tuesday at 4:00 pm to pick up their badge and then join everyone for the Welcome Reception & Salute presentation.

Badge Prices

Group Discounts Available for 10+ badges. Complete this registration form & return it to us with your PO.

Registering less than 10 people? Contact us for your school member access code, then go ahead and register online.

If you work at a charter school and want to attend the conference, please ask your SBA or Leader to see if you’re eligible for a Bundle Pack rate.

These prices are applicable for the following Member Types: Operating School, First-Year School, Approved Applicant or Founding Group. All School Members must contact us for their access code.
NJCSA Charter School MembersStandard Rate
Single Two-day Badge$350
10-pack of Two-day Badges$3,300/pack
25-pack of Two-day Badges$8,125/pack
50-pack of Two-day Badges$15,750/pack
Single One-day Badge$220
10-pack of One-day Badges$2,145/pack
25-pack of One-day Badges$5,125/pack
50-pack of One-day Badges$10,000/pack
Welcome Reception & 20-Year Salute to Charters (Tuesday, Oct 17, at Robert Treat Hotel, Newark, NJ, 4:00 - 6:30 pm)$20

Associate Membership is $600/calendar year and is offered to vendors, nonprofits, Charter Management Organizations (CMOs) and consultants. Click here to join/renew. Note that the membership review process is manual and can take up to two business days to receive a confirmation message. New/renewing members cannot buy badges or booths until their membership is confirmed. Any company representative needing a badge must be pre-entered into the company’s member roster prior to attempting to buy a badge.

To apply these prices, each registrant must be a confirmed or approved member in the company’s NJCSA member roster for the following Member Type: Associate Member.

Exhibitors & Sponsors: Please refer to your package/contract for your number of complimentary badges. Additional badges are available for purchase per the rates below.

NJCSA Associate MembersStandard Price (Per person)
Two-day Badge
(attendees, vendors & presenters)
One-day Badge
(attendees, vendors & presenters)
Nonmembers are welcome and encouraged to attend the conference.

Exhibitors & Sponsors: Please refer to your package/contract for your number of complimentary badges. Additional badges are available for purchase per the rates below.
NonmembersStandard (Per person)
Two-day Badge
(attendees, vendors & presenters)
One-day Badge
(attendees, vendors & presenters)

Hotel Reservations

Conference registrants are invited to stay in our room block at the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel. Only overnight guests can park for free at the Robert Treat Hotel.

Amenities to guests staying in the NJCSA conference block at the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel include:

  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Access to hotel’s fitness center & business center
  • One complimentary parking space per room (for passenger cars only)
  • Complimentary shuttle service to/from Newark Airport (EWK) and Newark Penn Station
  • Easily walkable from the NJ Transit Newark Light Rail
  • Complimentary wifi in room
  • Check in is at 3 pm / check out is at 12 noon
This Best Western Plus property was recently renovated and is host to the Maize Restaurant & bar and is central to many restaurants, historical locations, the NJ Performing Arts Center, and the Prudential Center (home of the NJ Devils), plus a new Whole Foods grocery store. For more information about the hotel, visit

Travel Waiver For Public School Attendees

NJCSA applied for and received a waiver to the Travel Regulations that all New Jersey district, charter & renaissance schools must follow. This waiver applies only to public school employees & trustees who are traveling more than 50 miles one way to the conference, who can show the value of the conference to their professional development, and whose overnight stay on Oct 17 is to be reimbursed by the school district. Please follow all regulations as referenced in the travel waiver letter.

Parking Information

Parking your vehicle in an urban center such as Newark is nearly always at a paid lot. Please make sure to carefully read through the below and give yourself enough time in the morning to find a lot, park, and walk to the hotel.

Parking at the Robert Treat Hotel
Parking at the Robert Treat Hotel is available for overnight guests only. If you are staying overnight at The Robert Treat Hotel, you may park in the lot located just outside the rear entrance of the hotel on Mulberry St.

Session Presenters & Those Presenting on Stage
We recommend that you plan on arriving 30 – 45 min ahead of your start time to allow for time to find a lot to park in, walk to the Robert Treat Hotel, pick up your badge in the hotel’s front hallway, and navigate to your session room.

Exhibitors were emailed the exhibitor show kit, which contains parking information and a special parking pass to print and use for move-in and move-out. This pass must be shown to the attendant upon entering the Robert Treat Hotel lot (ask for the load-in doors) and kept on your dashboard. Exhibitors who do not have an overnight room at the hotel cannot keep their cars parked at the Robert Treat Hotel lot during show hours. Please build in enough time to unload & move your car to a paid lot.

Daytime Parking
Please consider taking NJTransit, Uber/Lyft, Taxi or walking from a remote parking lot, as parking is not available at the hotel except for overnight guests. For those that are driving in for the day, we highly recommend that you download a parking app and reserve a space through the app as parking spaces in Newark can be hard to find. The parking lot that is closest to the hotel is called Military Park garage. This lot fills up quickly so please do not assume you will be able to get a spot there. You will most likely have to park in another lot and walk to the hotel.

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