Next Meeting: 

Tuesday, October 28

NJCCA Fall Leadership Symposium at RVCC!!


New Jersey Child Care Association

Dedicated to providing support and guidance in the management and administration of child care centers in New Jersey, and leading the industry to excellence through:


  • Continuing Education and Professional Development
  • Accreditation and certification
  • Facilities best practices
  • Latest trends in curriculum development
  • Business Partner discounts and benefits
  • Advocacy and legislative representation
  • Peer-to-Peer networking opportunities

NJCCA Fall Leadership Symposium

Date:  Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time:  Registration begins at 8:45 am
Location:  Raritan Valley Community College, The Grand Conference Room
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ 08876

Program begins promptly at 9:45 am.

NJCCA is excited to present two in-depth workshops at this Symposium at one low NJCCA member rate.  (Prepay for 2015 NJCCA Membership and get the member rate for this program.).

Workshop 1:  Transformational Leadership:  Becoming Agents of Change

Workshop 2:  Exclusive Information from NJ Department of Children and Families

Exhibit and Resource Tables Available.  Event Sponsorships still available!
Important Notice:

The NJCCA is looking for interesting and qualified speakers to present workshops at its annual conference on March 7, 2015.  If you have a program that would be of interest to those involved in early childhood education, please complete this Request for Proposal and submit by November 1, 2014 in order to be considered. 

Attention Exhibitors:  The New Jersey Child Care Association is the only organization in the state that represents the interests of owners and directors of child care centers.  Get direct outreach to the decision-makers in the industry by exhibiting at the 2015 Partners in Education: Teaming Up For Success conference, which will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center on the campus of Rutgers University (Busch Campus).  Complete your application and take advantage of early-bird pricing for this event.  If you have questions about NJCCA membership, please call Curt Macysyn, Executive Director, at (609) 223-2223, or email

Upcoming NJCCA Membership Meetings: 

October meeting has been replaced by the Fall Leadership Symposium.

NJCCA Members in good standing get workshop credits for attending our meetings!

NJCCA Publishes Official Newsletter
"The Child Care Advocate"

This January, the New Jersey Child Care Association has published its' first-ever newsletter, The Child Care Advocate.  The newsletter was mailed to more than 4,200 licensed child care facilities in New Jersey and was made possible by the generosity of our advertisers.  We urge all members to support those businesses who have supported the NJCCA and made this newsletter possible. 
Join NJCCA Today!  Take advantage of our great member benefits.

The NJ Department of Children and Families has released a new manual.  Please refer to the DCF website for details.

Macysyn Op-Ed Article Raises Important Issues About Private Child Care

New Jersey Child Care Association executive director Curtis S. Macysyn recently authored an opinion-editorial article published in the Press of Asbury Park.  The article focused on the importance of preserving private child care facilities in New Jersey and the important standing these businesses have in the communities they serve.  Read the article.