QualityStart Program

The New Jersey Charter School Association (NJCSA) is committed to increasing quality public education in New Jersey. The QualityStart program provides relevant, targeted and individualized training and support for the charter school development and application process to founders who demonstrate significant potential to develop and grow quality, high-performing public charter schools in New Jersey. Using an intensive and competitive recruitment and selection process, QualityStart will provide founding groups with comprehensive support through all stages of the application development process.

Training will be based on the needs of individual groups. Groups will be evaluated during the program intake process and an Individual School Development Plan, specifically tailored to address the needs of each school will be created.

Trainings will be available in the following areas:

  • Team Building
  • Educational Program
  • Fundraising
  • Financial Planning
  • Mission
  • Governance
  • Human Resources
  • Facilities
  • Community Engagement
  • Accountability Planning
  • School District Relations
  • Project Management
  • Application Development

For more information, please email Rick Pressler at rpressler@njcharters.org.