NJ Shared Resources

NJ Shared Resources, an online knowledge hub, is designed to help manage a child care program more efficiently and effectively and support quality child care. With access to over 1,200 practical resources, including editable templates, checklists, and policies, providers will realize significant time and cost savings, which can be reinvested into improving quality. NJ Shared Resources is available free to members of NJAEYC!

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NAEYC Accredited Programs in New Jersey

NAEYC Accreditation helps teachers and other staff at early learning programs develop a shared understanding and commitment to quality. NAEYC Accreditation helps families recognize quality early learning programs and feel comfortable knowing that their children are receiving a high-quality, research-based education that will prepare them for future success. NAEYC Accreditation offers programs access to continuous quality-improvement resources, the latest research on best practices, training, and much more.

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Power to the Profession

Investing specifically in early childhood educators is the best thing we can do to improve early childhood education. That is why Power to the Profession is focused on equitably advancing an effective, diverse, and well-compensated early childhood education profession across states and settings.

Power to the Profession is a national collaboration to define the early childhood profession by establishing a unifying framework for career pathways, knowledge and competencies, qualifications, standards and compensation.

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NAEYC Membership

A membership with the NAEYC allows you the ability to not only become part of a professional organization that promotes quality in early education, but also automatically gives you access to the membership benefits of the NJAEYC at no additional cost! Your involvement in NJAEYC demonstrates your commitment to professional growth and improvement. A membership in NAEYC and NJAEYC go hand in hand, allowing you to play a greater role in improving early childhood education in your community as well as around the country.

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Reimagine Childcare

Reimagine Child Care was formed by Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ), New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children (NJAEYC), The Nicholson Foundation and the Turrell Fund to challenge policymakers, business leaders, parents and communities to reimagine how accessible, affordable high-quality care for infants and toddlers can help our state thrive for years to come.

Our platform is driven by a simple vision: We imagine a future where every infant and toddler in New Jersey has access to high-quality child care that prepares them for the future, and helps New Jersey thrive.

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