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January Everyone Who Feels Blindsided, It's Time To Wake Up Before It's Too Late • A Story About Values, About Israel, and Israeli Early Childhood Centers During the War • Yom Chadash D'Var Torah • Did You Attend Yom Chadash 2024? • 2024 Yom Chadash Virtual Ad Journal • Upcoming Events • Yom Chadash Sponsors • Yom Chadash 2025 SAVE THE DATE 
November The Measureless Challenge Of Teaching In Dark Times • My Journey to the March ~ Reflections on D.C. From an Early Childhood Professional and Member of ECE-RJ • Yom Chadash – The New Gathering Registration Ending Soon! • Helpful Yom Chadash Links • Upcoming Events • Invest In The Gift Of ECE-RJ Membership
October I Am Not Ok • Enriching Connections between School, Home, & Jewish Values • Yom Chadash – The New Gathering Registration Now OPEN! •  Details to Help Plan Your Travel • Helpful Yom Chadash Links • Upcoming Events • I found my people at the ECE-RJ Conference in 2015
September Can You Bring The Green Jello? • Hachnasat Orchim: Welcoming Guests • Pop-up Conferences Provide Unplanned Access to Professional Development • Yom Chadash – The New Gathering Registration Now OPEN! • Request for Proposals • Details to Help Plan Your Travel • Helpful Yom Chadash Links • The Orchard Learning Grants • Upcoming Events • New Year = New ECE-RJ Opportunities
July/August Getting Your Mind and Soul Ready for the New School Year • Tikkun Olam, Mitzvot, and Tzedakah as the Inspirations  to Design Early Childhood Play Ecosystems •  Exciting New Opportunity for New(ish) and Experienced Directors! • New Director Co-Hort #2 starts this fall! • Survey-What are you looking for in terms of Professional Development this year? • Dues Should Not Be a Barrier to Membership • Upcoming Events
June 3-Part Professional Development Summer Series •  The Best of...Summer Reading • Yom Chadash - The New Gathering • New Directors' Institute • Upcoming Events • URJ Pulse+ Survey • Membership in ECE-RJ: Unlocking Valuable Resources
May The Best of Professional Development • Jewish in the Summer • Save The Date: Yom Chadash - The New Gathering • ECE-RJ Annual Celebration • We want to celebrate YOU!!! • Upcoming Events • Renew your ECE-RJ Membership for a chance to win!
April What’s Jewish about Pre-K Graduation • ECE-RJ Annual Celebration • ECE-RJ Annual Award Nominations are OPEN! • 2023-2024 ECE-RJ Board  • We want to celebrate YOU!!! •Upcoming Events • Renew your ECE-RJ Membership for a chance to win!
March Even YOU can be an Advocate (and you should!) • Ani Kemach Ani Torah, Providing for Our Educators • ECE-RJ Annual Meeting • ECE-RJ Annual Award Nominations are OPEN! • We want to celebrate YOU!!! • Let's catch up over coffee! • Upcoming Events
February PURIM— Send in the clowns • Honoring the Whole Child: What’s Jewish About Secular Holidays? • ECE-RJ Membership Rates for July 2023 - June 2024 • Upcoming Events
January  ‘In God’s Image’: The Basis for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion • It’s All About Trees! Resources for Tu B’Shevat • ECE-RJ Membership is Essential for You and Your Staff • Calendar of Events
December Everyone Old is New Again • A Conference Junkie’s Guide to the 2022 ECE-RJ Annual Conference • Opportunities abound! • A $3,250 Gift for Your B’nei Mitzvah Teens • UPCOMING EVENTS • A Special Shout-Out to First Time Attendees!
November Being Like the Shamash: A Focus in Social-Emotional Learning, Jewish Values and Inspiring Others this Hanukkah • To Gather: Together: With Intention • Lead To: A reflection of Gratitude to ECE-RJ • 2022 Conference Recap • UPCOMING EVENTS • Friends Don't Let Friends Miss Out On ECE-RJ
October If You Give A Four-Year-Old A Hammer: Teaching Collaboration in Early Childhood • The 2022 ECE-RJ Conference • Thank You To Our Sponsors • Upcoming Events • What are you thinking about as we move forward past the High Holy Days and into the new year?  
September Sustaining Our Practice, Sustaining Ourselves - Individual Coaching for Educational Leaders • Building the Happiness Norm • Why is it Important for Teachers to Take Part in Quality Professional Learning Conferences? • Register Now For The 2022 ECE-RJ Conference • Thank You To Our Sponsors • Upcoming Events • From Surviving to Thriving: How ECE-RJ Membership Can Support You!
July/August Loose Parts in the Early Childhood Classroom • The Mitzvah of Hospitality • Complete National Jewish ECE Compensation Study • Register Now For The 2022 ECE-RJ Conference • Thank You To Our Sponsors • Upcoming Events • Dues Should Not Be a Barrier to Membership
June An Unprecedented Two Years • Examples of Scaffolding in the Early Childhood Classroom • Women of Reform Judaism Awards ECE-RJ a YES Grant • National Early Childhood Compensation and Benefits Survey – COMING SOON! • REGISTRATION IS OPEN: ECE-RJ 2022 Conference • Thank You To Our Sponsors • Upcoming Events • Your Membership Expires at the End of June
May Dreaming of Summer and Life Beyond the Early Childhood Center • How to Unwind and Re-charge Your Batteries for Next Fall • ECE-RJ Annual Plenary • Registration for the 2022 ECE-RJ Conference • Membership renewal Reminder • Upcoming Events
April Tribute to Fern Katz, Outgoing President • Congregations Need to Be The Agent Of Change • Gardening with Young Children • ECE-RJ Annual Plenary • New Fellowship Places ECE Director On Camp Faculty • Registration begins early May for the 2022 ECE-RJ Conference • Miriam Beloglovsky Announced as Scholar In Residence for 2022 Conference • Early Childhood Education is a Profession Worthy of Investment • Upcoming Events
March I Have Missed Relationships the Most • Beyond the Stereotype – Stories that Empower • Succession Planning Helps Avoid Scramble To Find New ECE Leader • Child-led Curriculum Leads To Havdalah Candles • ECE-RJ Annual Award Nominations are OPEN! • We want to celebrate YOU!!! Are you Celebrating a milestone this year? • 2022 Kallah Recordings NOW AVAILABLE! • Save the Date for the 2022 ECE-RJ IN-PERSON Conference November 2-5, 2022, in San Diego, CA • Upcoming Events • Membership Rates for July 2022 - June 2023 • Tales of Glitter and Glue
February The Board Is Working on A New Organizational Mission and Vision • Reflecting on This Year's Kallah • Making Sure My Teachers Were Compensated Fairly • Author Shares Ways To Confront Disability Bias • ECE-RJ Annual Award Nominations are OPEN! • We want to celebrate YOU!!! Are you Celebrating a milestone this year? • 2022 Kallah Recordings NOW AVAILABLE! • Save the Date for the 2022 ECE-RJ IN-PERSON Conference November 2-5, 2022, in San Diego, CA • Upcoming Events • Membership Rates for July 2022 - June 2023 • Tales of Glitter and Glue
January A New Year Brings Hope • Another Successful Kallah is in the Books • Funding Possible To Compensate Us Like Public School Counterparts •  Answering the Question: Why Do Synagogues Need Preschool? • ECE-RJ Kallah Recap • Save the date: 2022 Conference • Upcoming Events • Advocate for ECE-RJ membership • Tales of Glitter and Glue
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December Grateful to Have ECE-RJ Leading Us Into 2022 • The Pandemic Has Changed How Things Are Done • The ECE Teacher Crisis • How We Tackle Equity and Diversity in Our Classrooms • Hiring Help for a New Lay Leader • Learn to Read Hebrew for Adults is now enrolling! •  Why you should attend the ECE-RJ Kallah • Upcoming Events • It's Never Too Early To Start Planning For Your Retirement.
November How A Lack of Qualified Teachers Impacts Families and the Economy
 • Take Action to Help Early Childhood Education, We Need Your Voice • The Loneliness of New Staff Members • Tips to Help Build Attention Span in Students • Getting The Religious School and the ECE Center To Work Together • Tales of glitter and glue • 2022 Kallah • Celebrate Hanukkah with the Reform Movement • Happy Thanksgivukkah!
October Opportunity Available To Overcome ECE Teacher Shortage, Raise Pay   • Unconscious Bias is a Part of the Hiring Process  •  Supporting Each Other Judgement Free • Discovery Through Documentation:  Learning from the Children’s Point of View. •. Discovery Through Documentation:  Learning from the Children’s Point of View  •. Building Connections with Your Early Childhood Program and Temple Family During COVID. •. Help Support ECE-RJ  •. Tales of Glitter and Glue. •. 2022 ECE-RJ Kallah. •. Kallah Sponsorship Opportunities
September Joining ECE-RJ Was One Of The Best Decisions Of My Life • A Place For Members To Go During These Stressful Times •  Children Need Us More Now Than Ever •  The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same • Tales of Glitter and Glue • Save The Date: 2022 ECE-RJ Kallah • Kallah Sponsorship Opportunities
July/August Blown Away By This Year’s Accomplishments • Directors, Assistant Directors and Now Teachers Can Join the Reform Pension Board • Welcoming New Families Begins Long Before School Starts • COVID Keeper: Being Outdoors As Much As Possible • Finding the Right Director During a Job Search • Save The Date: 2022 ECE-RJ Kallah • Kallah Call for Presenters • Kallah Sponsorship Opportunities • Dues Should Not Be A Barrier To Membership
June The Long and Winding Road That Was 2020-2021 • I Wish I Had the Help Now Offered to New Directors • Taking the Inside Outside •  Everything is Doable if We Listen to Each Other • Tales of Glitter and Glue • New Directors' Institute • Virtual Plenary Session • Affinity Groups Launched
May Please Attend the ECE-RJ Virtual Plenary Session • Recording of the Virtual Conference Now Available • End-of-Year Reflection Questions • The Stories We Tell • Pivoting in Partnership • Tales of Glitter and Glue • New Directors' Institute • Upcoming Events • Membership Renewal Begins June 1st
April Post-Passover Reflection on Past Year • Counting the Omer Is Just One Thing We Are Counting This Year • Three Enrollment Recovery Actions You Can Take Right Now • Strengthening Our Relationships Through Mutual Respect  • Facilitating Better Collaboration within the Congregation and the Early Childhood Program • The Power of Discussion
March 2021 conference brings light and warmth • FREE membership if looking for ECE Director • Building leadership capacity • Problems with a co-worker? • An early childhood inventory opportunity • Tales of Glitter and Glue • Register for the 2021 ECE-RJ conference.
February Building Relationship With Families and Between Families • A Peek Inside – Providing Parents a View into Your Classroom • Creating a Culture of Teacher Support and Appreciation 
January New Year, New Opportunities • Reform Pension Board Makes Accessing Information Easy • Introducing JKids Radio • Using Music in the Classroom • A New Way to Gauge Success • Tales of Glitter and Glue
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December Jewish Engagement for Families with Young Children?; Teaching the Value of Freedom: Herut; Early Childhood Education Center Network Helps Congregations Connect with Young Families
November President-Elect Biden Needs Our Help • Directors Need to Change Leadership Style • ECE Directors to Congregations: We are struggling

Our Congregations Are Starting to Listen to Us • Helping Members Reinvent Mundane Tasks • From Anxiety to Joy • Using the Shutdown to Become a Better Teacher • Laid off? We can help • Tales of Glitter and Glue

September Watch Out 5781 We Can Do Anything ECE-RJ Now Has A Seat ON RPB Board  Areas of Focus for This Year 
August Time For Personal Reflection • ECE-RJ's Work During COVID Crisis • If I Knew Then What I Know Now... • Webinar on Online High Holidays for Your Children and Their Families Is Available • Our Focus For the New Year
July Opening the Preschool during the Covid-19 Pandemic; Adaptive Leadership: A successful shift to virtual camp
June Moving Forward Together, Mindfulness Resources
April/May Membership Renewals, Topics From the Forums 
March Capturing our work in the context of four C's: Content, Connection, Continuity, and Community
February Valentines Day, Supporting Teachers with Struggling Student, Speaking to Parents about Development Concerns
January  Project Excellence for Early Childhood Congregational Education, Biennial
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December Schools as Pillars of Support;  Mindfulness Through the Holidays; Creating a Culture of Support and Appreciation
November Different Kind of Back-To-School Night; Relationships; Through Conferences, Pro. Ed. for ECE Staff
October Help with Using ShulCloud, Wonder In The Early Childhood Classroom; Life Motto Helps Director With Hectic Life
September Welcoming New Families Begins Long Before School Starts; New Jewish Education Materials Now Available
August Children In Migrant Detention Centers; Parents Have Learning Styles; Help with Filling Positions
July  Inclusive School Environment;  Questions New Teachers Should Ask; Membership Off to Great Start
June Gender Pay Gap; Developing a Framework; Don Miguel Ruiz’s The Four Agreements for Early Childhood Educators
May Membership More Affordable; Reflective Supervision; Discovery Through Documentation
April Project Excellence for Early Childhood Congregational Education; Sabbaticals; Passover Ideas; Dealing with Stress
March Observation vs. Interpretation; Make  Early Childhood Center a Success; Better Parent/Guardian-Teacher Conferences

The 2019 Conference Had It All; Using What Nature Provides as Learning Aids and Tools; Why Temple Lay Leaders Should Partner and Support Their Preschools


Making Social Action Meaningful; Tikkun Olam In Our Classroom

November The December Dilemma; Chanukah Activities for Parents;  Making your Congregation Audaciously Hospitable
October Creating an inclusive school environment; Promote inclusion in the classroom; Ten steps to make your Congregation inclusive
September Learn from Congregations w/out ECEs; Questions new teachers should ask; Connections between ECE programs and Temple
August Start the new year right; Connection and dialogue between ECE staff and other staff; Essential oils
July New name for the newsletter; New scholarship for continuing education; Professional development