NJPCSA is a membership organization and the statewide advocacy voice for NJ’s 87 public charter schools and the 57,200 students that they serve.

WE BELIEVE THAT every student deserves the chance to get a great public education at a school that puts their needs first regardless of zip code, income or ability level.


is that every child in the State of New Jersey has the opportunity to attend a high-quality public school that best meets his or her needs. We seek to advance quality public education for New Jersey’s children through excellent public charter schools


To advance quality public education for New Jersey’s children through excellent public charter schools.


609-989-9700, ext. 4415

Harry Lee

President & CEO

609-989-9700, ext. 4411

TJ Best

Director of Government Affairs

609-989-9700, ext. 4419

Brian Diamante

Director of Data Systems and Senior State Budget Analyst


Ms. Michele Mason (Board Chair)

Executive Director, Newark Charter School Fund

Ms. Wanda Garcia

Board Liaison, LEAP Academy University Charter School

Mr. Paul Josephson

Partner, Duane Morris

Ms. Barbara Martinez

Chief Media Officer, Uncommon Schools

Mr. Kyle Rosenkrans

Executive Director, New Jersey Children's Foundation

Dr. Namik Sercan

Chief Education Officer

Central Jersey College Prep and Middlesex County STEM Charter School

Mr. Steve Small

Chief Financial Officer, KIPP NJ

Mr. Marcelino Trillo

Vice Principal, Robert Treat Academy Charter School

Ms. Danielle West-Augustin

Chief Academic Officer and Director, Queen City Academy Charter School

Mr. Robert F. Guarasci

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC)

SchooLens is a unique data dashboard, developed by the NJPCSA, that provides schools, policymakers, and institutional partners with high quality data and analysis about all public schools in the State of New Jersey. This includes demographic data, school performance data, and (coming soon) information about school funding.