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2019 Conference Committees

2019 Conference - San Antonio


COMING SOON: Information about pricing, hotel, workshops and much more!

Save the Date for the 2019 ECE-RJ Conference in San Antonio, Texas

January 16-20, 2019

We will be sending updates in future eBlasts regarding workshops, hotel reservations and conference costs. We are aware that some potential participants are eagerly awaiting registration and hotel costs for the purposes of creating 2019 budgets. We will share details as soon as we can. Look for an ECE-RJ eBlast soon.


Call for Workshop Proposals

Dear Colleague,
We are issuing a call for workshop presenters for the 18th Annual Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism Conference: Peace in our Time: Creating Inner Peace, Peace in Our Community, and Peace in Our World. The conference will be held at the Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio, January 16-20, 2019.
Join early childhood educators from across the country as we construct new learning experiences and celebrate the advances that are being made in our field.
The conference committee is looking for workshops fitting into the following criteria:

  • Creating Inner Peace
  • Creating Peace in Our Community (school, congregation/organization and greater community)
  • Creating Peace in Our World

Presentations during the 2019 San Antonio Conference will take place on either January 17 or 18, 2019.
Please click on the link for the 2019 Workshop Presenter Proposal Form. Completed proposals are due to ECE-RJ no later than April 1, 2018.
Thank you for considering sharing your expertise and helping to make our conference an inclusive experience for all who attend. We look forward to hearing from you!
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Stacey Katzat
2019 Conference Workshop Coordinators
Stacey Katz, Early Childhood Director, Temple Kol Ami Emanuel Early Childhood Program
Nancy Ostroff, Director of Early Childhood, Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley, MA
Carol Paster, Director of Early Childhood Education, Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, South Orange, NJ
Shelly Sender, VP of Learning, ECE-RJ and Early Childhood Education Director, Temple Emanu-El, Dallas, TX 

Workshop Proposal Form the Date

It’s time to start focusing our efforts on making San Antonio the best. Do you have great ideas? Are you good at time management and have fabulous organizational skills? Do you know how to check people off a list? Do you like food? Can you sing or do you have a unique talent? If you fall into any of these categories and more, I have a committee for you! Keep an out for our next committee call coming in early 2018.  
I am looking forward to working with all of you! 


When: January 16-20, 2019
Where: San Antonio, Texas

Thank you in advance for your commitment to making the 2019 ECE-RJ Conference great!
April Schafer - 2019 Conference Chair