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Preschool Closing - Final Sale Scheduled for Aug. 31st

Preschool closing in Hamilton Square, N.J. 

Final Sale scheduled for 08-31-2017 from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm 



3710 East State Street Extension

Hamilton Township NJ 08619

Some furniture and outdoor toys and items not listed as two classrooms were in use for a summer camp program.


Please do not contact NJCCA with inquiries.


I am very excited to have this opportunity to tell you about the accomplishments of the New Jersey Child Care Association (NJCCA!)  We  host regular meetings at various sites around the state. This past March, we hosted our 7th annual "Partners in Education" Conference at the APA Hotel Woodbridge in Metropark. There were more than 350 early childhood education professionals in attendance.

In addition, NJCCA supports a Facebook page to keep you informed, and our executive director protects our interests in Trenton.  Most of all, NJCCA is an organization for you - the owner and directors or preschools - as well as for other leaders in the field of early childhood education.

The NJCCA provides a forum for your ideas and serves as your voice in Trenton.  At our meetings and workshops, you can learn about the latest research in early childhood education, current events, and legislative proposals and licensing requirements that impact your school program. 

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Be sure to "like" us for the latest information.

This fall our annual "Back-to-School  meeting is confirmed for Wednesday, Sept. 20th at 10:00 am. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (Bergen) is our invited speaker. With 2017 being a gubernatorial election year, it remains imperative for all owners and directors to educate themselves on the candidates and issues affecting early childhood education. 

The meeting will take place at Chadler Solutions (an NJCCA member). They are located at 100 Passaic Ave. #120, Fairfield, N.J. 07004. A meeting invitation has been sent out and advance registration is required. Registration is free for NJCCA members in good standing and $15.00 for non-members.

We also be discussing the Department of Children and Families enforcement of naptime at our centers.  

Our annual Fall Symposium has been schedule for Saturday, Nov. 4th at the Parish of St. Mary's in Colts Neck, N.J. Be on the lookout for registration materials soon. 

Finally, the NJCCA newsletter the "Child Care Advocate" will be published in September and sent to all licensed centers around the state. You will find important information and come across vendors who can help support your center.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to our executive director, Curt Macysyn at Thank you for your continued support!

With best wishes

Kathy Feigley
Kangaroo Kids Child Care & Learning Center
NJCCA President
NJCCA executive director Curt Macysyn spoke with Patrick Lavery of New Jersey 101.5 radio recently about a University of California study on child care worker salaries. Macysyn pointed out that salaries for workers are the largest expenditure for any child care center. Increases to employee salaries will be reflected in higher rates for New Jersey working families, and that putting all Pre-K programs in the public school system will mean higher taxes for everyone.

If the NJEA has its way, you won't exist.  Attention all providers:
Under the guise of a new and glitzy campaign, "Pre-K Our Way," the public education establishment is gearing for a major initiative ahead of the 2017 gubernatorial elections.  This group is going around the state this month to solicit commentary regarding the current state of Pre-K in New Jersey. 

Don't be fooled; they already know what they want.  Universal Pre-K provided to every three and four-year old in the state, and funded by the taxpayers.

The fact of the matter is that the state already has a successful delivery system that comes mostly from private centers in a pay-as-you-go system.

The educational establishment has taken over Pre-K in the former Abbott district and brought mediocre results and higher taxes (see the article on per pupil costs.)

The NJCCA is the only statewide organization fighting for you, and if you are not a member, then you need to consider what will happen if the public education establishment gets its way.

The Child Care Advocate - Volume II Hits Mailboxes!
The New Jersey Child Care Association has published and distributed Volume II of The Child Care Advocate, which was mailed to almost 4,000 privately licensed child care centers in New Jersey.  In 2016, we plan to publish Volume III, so we are looking for authors to write articles that pertain to early childhood education, as well as advertising partners to make this endeavor possible.

Do Your Parents and Staff Members Have Questions about the Flu Shot?
Thank you to our December meeting speaker, Dr. Renu Verma, Program Director and Section Chief, Pediatric Infectious Disease at The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, for providing this information.

For a copy of this material in pdf format CLICK HERE.