2019 LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE- Exhibitor’s Registration

NJAEYC Leadership Institute – May 10, 2019

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National Conference Center at the Holiday Inn
399 Monmouth Street
East Windsor, NJ 08520

One 6’ table $200
Two 6′ tables $300
Electrical connection $50.00 per outlet
Make check payable to NJAEYC or register and pay online

Helen Muscato/NJAEYC
P.O. Box 1024
Barnegat Light, NJ 08006
Phone (732) 329-0033
Fax (732) 230-2758
e-mail: mail@njaeyc.org

May 1, 2019

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LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE-A Day of Advocacy, Diversity and Inclusion.

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MAY 10TH, 2019
National Conference Center
East Windsor, NJ


Schedule of Events:

7:30 am–8:30 am -Registration/Exhibitors/Breakfast
8:30 am–8:45 am – Welcome
8:45 am–9:45 am – Keynote Presentation
9:45 am–10:00 am – Break
10:00 am–11:30 am – Session I Workshops
11:30 am–1:00 pm – Lunch/Business Meeting/Exhibits
1:15 pm–2:45 pm – Exhibits Session II Workshops


Registration Fee for registrations received by May 1st
NJAEYC Members: $99  Non-members: $129

Breakfast and Lunch are Included

You can register and pay online or by mail to:

PO Box 1024
Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

For more information, you can call 732-329-0033 or mail@njaeyc.org

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2019 Month of the Young Child Grant Appication

Invites all current members to apply for a grant to help fund your 2019 Month of the Young Child Event

NJAEYC is offering a grant (up to $500) to encourage NJAEYC members to organize activities for MOYC. The event should promote awareness of young children, their families, and the early childhood programs that serve them.

Grants will be awarded to selected NJAEYC members for their celebration planned for Month of the Young Child during April 2019. Non-members may join at www.naeyc.org/membership in order to apply for this grant.

Please submit the attached application and your event flyer by March 7, 2019 for consideration. Successful applicants will be notified by March 31, 2019.

By signing the application the recipient acknowledges that any funds received from NJAEYC will be used for a MOYC activity. Any funds that remain will be returned to NJAEYC. If approved, the recipient will submit a final report, including pictures by May5, 2019. Reports and photos may be used on the NJAEYC website.

If you have any questions, please contact Helen Muscato at mail@njaeyc.org completed applications should be emailed to mail@njaeyc.org

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NJAEYC Public Policy 5-Bullet-Point Friday-February 2019

5 Bullet-Point Friday
 February 2019
Hi All!
Here is our monthly dose of “5-Bullet-Point Friday,” a list of NJAEYC public policy stuff we think you might be interested in.
Anything that is BLUEjust click on it for more details


  What’s going on in the US – 
As childcare funding is a huge bi-partisan topic in Washington, here are two resources to help understand some of the key elements in the discussion.
  What’s going on in NJ –

The Advocacy Changes Things Team (ACT) has gone live.  Last month, we welcomed new state legislators and introduced ourselves in hopes to educate and partner around Early Childhood Education initiatives (see below for more details about ACT Team).

We have 25 out of 40 districts and are still looking for people to help us out in Districts 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 13, 20, 21, 26, 29, 30, 33, 35, 38, & 40).  Clink here for a link that connects districts to NJ Counties and Towns.
Contact us at njaeycadvocacy@gmail.com if interested.
 What’s coming up-
The Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development (DHS/DFD) currently has scholarship funds available to support individuals employed by centers that participate in the state’s Child Care Subsidy Program.
If you have questions or need help accessing the scholarship, please call the NJ Workforce Registry at 1-877-522-1050 or email NJWorkforceRegistry@pcgus.com
Please share this information with others that might not know these funds are available.

 Something you might like –

Trauma’s Tragedy and Treatment is a five-part video series that explores how childhood trauma can impact a person for decades to come. The series delves into how Newark is trying to become a trauma-informed city by 2020.

 Quote we’re pondering – 

The A.C.T. Team is a collection of NJAEYC members from each NJ legislative district who have committed to communicating with our legislators when Early Childhood Education (ECE) issues are either being voted on or are getting ready to be voted on.
The general idea is that we will send you a short non-partisan blurb from NJAEYC for you to personalize and forward by phone, email, or letter to the legislator in the district you live.  Sometimes it will be a thank you, sometimes it will be educational, sometimes it will be asking them to support something.
Legislators prefer to hear directly from people who vote for them, not just from state wide leaders of organizations like NJAEYC.  Our hope is that this type of semi-regular contact will help our overall relationship at the state level.
Have a wonderful weekend, all!
NJAEYC Public Policy Team

NJAEYC Public Policy 5-Bullet-Point Friday-January 2019

Here is our monthly dose of “5-Bullet-Point Friday,” a list of NJAEYC public policy stuff we think you might be interested in.
Anything that is BLUEjust click on it for more details
  What’s going on in the US – 
Early education is one of the few issues with bipartisan support. Congress last year nearly doubled the amount of Child Care and Development Block Grant(CCDBG) funding, while also boosting appropriations for Head Start and sustaining the Preschool Development Grant program.
At last year’s Public Policy Forum, we were able to be part of this conversation!
Interesting in going to this year’s Public Policy Forum?
It’s in Washington, DC – Sunday February 24-Tuesday, February 26, 2019.
Registration ends January 25th.
If interested, please email us at njaeycadvocacy@gmail.com
  What’s going on in NJ –
NJAEYC is excited to be working with Zero to Three to advocate for affordable, accessible and high quality care for New Jersey’s infants and toddlers.  This spring we will be bringing our concerns about Infant and Toddler quality and the needs of our infant/toddler professionals to Trenton to meet with our State Legislators and we want you to join us!
We are looking for members to come with us to present their stories.  We need infant and toddler teachers, directors and parents. If you or someone you know fits this description and is passionate about bringing change to their field, sign up to join us.
Worried about what you would say?  We have you covered. Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) will partner with us to hold an advocacy meeting in January to go over talking points!  Email us at njaeycadvocacy@gmail.com for an invite to the meeting…. dinner will be served!
Start the New Year off right and be an advocate because advocacy changes things!
  What’s coming up-
In 2019, the NJAEYC Public Policy team is going to be more active than we have been in a few years.  If you are interested helping to plan, organize, communicate, train, facilitate, brainstorm, or whatever else, let us know and jump in.  Here’s some of what we are working on:
  • Send monthly A.C.T. team communications with legislators
  • Public Policy Forum in Washington DC in February
  • Hire Public Policy Intern
  • Work on Think Babies Campaign with State Partners
  • Facilitate Public Policy discussions at NJAEYC Conferences
  • Host Power to the Profession Discussions around NJ
  • Visit Rhode Island’s NAEYC Advocacy Day in May
  • Visit Delaware’s NAEYC Advocacy Day in May
  • Take a Tour of Trenton to plan for a NJAEYC Advocacy Day 2020

 Something you might like –

You could argue that some of the most important changes in the world, such as the end of the slave trade or votes for women, were achieved through advocacy. Knowing how to do it well is crucial for people who want to shape our world for the better. When advocacy works well it can be transformative!
Click here on an interesting article:  Why 2019 is a Critical Year for Child Care.
Click here for seconds:

Effective Advocacy 101:  How to Bring about Change in Five Steps. 

 Quote we’re pondering – 

From last year’s participants at the Public Policy Forum:
  • “Go! It is an incredible experience that you will regret if you miss it.”
  •  “Everyone, from first-time advocates to lobbyists, walks away from this forum with more confidence and expertise.”
  •  “Your voice must be heard and the Forum will give you the tools to do so.”
  •  “You will be amazed at what you will learn in this short period of time. We need you.”
  •  “This experience is transformative! You owe it to yourself to attend.”
Have a wonderful weekend, all!
NJAEYC Public Policy Team

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