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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.

Curriculum Showcase

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).  For a pdf flyer of the event - click here.

 To register go to  There are multiple session per day, you will be asked for your selections when you register. For instructions on how to register - click here. (PDF)

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Cumberland County Community College

3322 College Drive

Vineland, NJ 08360


Monday, November 10th, 2014

DCF Training Center

30 Van Dyke Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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)

November 12-14, 2014 9:30am - 3:30pm
Camden County Educational Services Commission
225 White Horse Avenue
Clementon, NJ 08021 

November 19-21, 2014 9:30am - 3:30pm
Morris County Fire Academy
500 West Hanover Avenue
Parsippany, NJ 07054

December 8-10, 2014 9:30am - 3:30pm
Wayne Police Athletic League (PAL)
1 Pal Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470

Resources for Participants
Resources for Quality Improvement Specialists







 Updated: 10/09/14

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