The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE)  is looking for LEA's including charter schools to participate in the "Excellent Educators for New Jersey principal pilot program during the 2002–2013 school year. The NJDOE will select LEAs that demonstrate a readiness and commitment to implement the recommended evaluation system and who will engage in instrument testing and/or development, data-gathering, reporting and dialogue with the NJDOE during the pilot year." The application is due May 30th, 2012, and  approximately 20 grants will be awarded.