Inclusion Statement of ECE-RJ
Unanimously Adopted by the General Board on 8/28/08 Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism, ECE-RJ, welcomes a diverse population of educators. As an early childhood education organization affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism, we are committed to actively welcoming all educators whether Jewish or not, and building vibrant, inclusive schools and educational communities within our congregations. We seek to perform the mitzvot of ahavat ger (loving the stranger) and keruv (drawing near all who are far).

If you would like to contact us, please email us at: ecerj@comcast.net

DONATE to ECE-RJ!

ECE-RJ is an organization that provides support, resources, and connections for those who educate our youngest learners. A donation to ECE-RJ is a gift that reaches through generations, and provides the foundation for our future. Your gift is beyond a tribute - it supports the legacy of our people.


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Membership Brochure and Member Registration Form

Thinking about becoming a member, or do you have friends and colleagues that could benefit from membership in ECE-RJ? Download or pass on this informative brochure...

»2013/14 ECE-RJ Membership Brochure / Form


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» Click here to Make a Donation to ECE-RJ

Connections: ECE-RJ Member Blog

Tribute/Note Card Purchase form     The perfect way to support the ECE-RJ!


Follow-up Resources for the 2014 ASHEVILLE KALLAH
»Annual Report for 2013

»Women of Valor, 2008 through Present

»Board Member Contact List for 2014

»List of 2014 Kallah Attendees

»Organization Goals 2007 - Present

»Organization By-Laws


Press Release for Your Use (Word Format)

»2014 Kallah National Press Release


2013 Conference: Revolutions in Early Childhood Education

Follow-up Resources for the 2013 Conference:

»Annual Report for 2012

»Board Member Contact List for 2013

»List of 2013 Conference Attendees

»Organization Goals 2007 - Present

»Woman of Valor 2007 - Present

»Organization By-Laws

»Committee Goals 2007 - 2010


Press Releases for Your Use (Word Format)
Please choose the press release that best suits your needs within your own community and edit as needed:

»Version #1: 2013 Local Generalized Press Release

»Version #2: 2013 Press Release w/focus on Rabbi Rick Jacobs


2012 Kallah: Through the (Jewish) Looking Glass

Follow-up Resources for 2102 Kallah:

» Press Release Master to Use in Your Own Communities

» 2011 Annual Report for ECE-RJ

» 2012 List of Public Board Members

» 2012 List of Ongoing Committees

» Organizational Goals 2007-Present

» 2012 Women of Valor Award Recipient


2011 Conference: Ani V'atah - You and I Can Change the World


Follow-up Resources for 2011 Conference

» PLEASE READ: Remarks from Peter Weidhorn Regarding the Conference

» Board Member Contact List for 2011

» Committee Descriptions & Contact Info

» Introduction to your Board (bio and goal)

» List of 2011 Conference Attendees

» Organization By-Laws

» Organization Goals 2007 to present

» Pre-K Government Funding: Its Impact on Our Future

» Press Release Master for use in your home communities

» What's in your Toolbox? New Technology Tools for EC Professionals

ece11  2011 Conference Photos

» Women of Valor

» 2011 Recognition of Distinguished Honor Awards

2010 Dallas Intensive Follow-up

Our 2010 Dallas Intensive was a great success, many thanks to all those who joined us! Please take a look at some of the follow-up materials and information regarding this event...


Post Conference Press Release for Directors: In order to help our congregations understand the value of this very affirming gathering, Cathy Rolland has written a press release that combines all the information you might want to convey to your school and Temple community. Feel free to use it as you see fit, but please make sure your congregations hear from you how valuable our organization is. They need to see us clearly as the professionals we are.

»Download the 2010 Dallas Intensive Press Release (PDF)

»Download the 2010 Dallas Intensive Press Release (Word)


Snapfish Photo Group: Lots of great pictures are in this group, enjoy add your pictures and let us know that you visited the site. Have fun!
»Click to enter, room code: ECERJ



2009 National Conference Follow-up...

Our 2009 all-member conference was a great success, many thanks to all those who joined us! Please take a look at some of the follow-up materials and information regarding this event...

Snapfish Photo Group: Lots of great pictures are in this group, enjoy add your pictures and let us know that you visited the site. Have fun!
»Click to enter, room code: ECERJ

Over-All Conference Evaluation: Help us make our conferences the best they can be, if you haven't already filled out this evaluation of the Cleveland event please take a few minutes and do it now. (Note: This survey will only be active until 2/20/2009 so act now!
»Click to start

Post Conference Press Release for Directors: In order to help our congregations understand the value of this very affirming gathering, Cathy Rolland has written a press release that combines all the information you might want to convey to your school and Temple community. Feel free to use it as you see fit, but please make sure your congregations hear from you how valuable our organization is. They need to see us clearly as the professionals we are.
»Click to download

2009 Vendor List: Many thanks to all those individuals and organizations that helped make our conference and workshops so uniquely special. Please take a look at the list posted here for their contact information
»Click to download


ECE-RJ newsletters:

» ECE-RJ Newsletters
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