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Grow NJ Kids

Grow NJ Kids is a rating and improvement system designed to assess early care and education programs, provide training and incentives to improve them, and to communicate their level of quality to the public.

Upcoming Recruitment Information Sessions

No Recruitment Information Sessions have been scheduled at this time. Please check back later for more information on future sessions.

Enrolling in Grow NJ Kids

To enroll in Grow NJ Kids you must first join the NJ Registry at 

Early Childhood Curriculum Model Showcase

Monday, April 20th, 2015
8:30am – 3:30pm

Atlantic Cape Community College/RUTGERS-Life Long Learning Center
5100 Black Horse Pike - Building Q
Mays Landing, New Jersey  08330 

The Early Childhood Curriculum Model Showcase will provide an opportunity to learn about developmentally appropriate infant/toddler, preschool and family child care curricula that can be used to develop or enhance quality of your early care and education program.  The Showcase is open to anyone who has enrolled in Grow NJ Kids (even if you have not received your welcome letter yet).  

Visit to register for this showcase (under Find Training, search for Sponsor Name: Rutgers University - Center For Effective School Practices) - see flyer for additional information/instructions.

Curriculum Showcase Flyer - PDF

Director’s Orientation

The Director's Orientation is open only to Directors and Administrators who have enrolled in Grow NJ Kids and have received their welcome letter.

To register go to For instructions on how to register - click here. (PDF)

April 23-24, 2015 9:30am - 3:30pm
Learning Resource Center
104 The American Road
Morris Plains, NJ 07950 

May 18-19, 2015 9:30am - 3:30pm
Learning Resource Center
7 Glenwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
East Orange, NJ 07017

June 4-5, 2015 9:30am - 3:30pm
DCF Training Academy
30 Van Dyke Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

June 18-19, 2015 9:30am - 3:30pm
Learning Resource Center
7 Glenwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
East Orange, NJ 07017

Resources for Participants
Resources for Quality Improvement Specialists







 Updated: 03/30/15

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