The New Jersey Registry for Childhood Professionals Serving Children Birth Through Age Thirteen

Funded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services-Division of Family Development


  • "NJ REGISTRY VENDOR TRANSITION: click here for an important letter about the NJ Registry from the NJ Division of Family Development."

  • "NJ REGISTRY TRANSITION UPDATE: click here for the March 3, 2017 NJ Registry transition update."

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CHILD CARE PROVIDER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The Federal Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Reauthorization Act of 2014 increases the health and safety requirements for all child care and early learning programs that accept child care subsidies. These changes include such provisions as ensuring that all providers are meeting all of the building codes, expanding who must get a criminal background check and requiring staff to take numerous health and safety trainings. Attendance at and completion of the required health and safety trainings will be tracked in the NJ Registry. For more information, go to

  • The CCDF Online College Credit CDA Scholarship for online CDA classes taken at Atlantic Cape Community College has been discontinued. Applications will no longer be accepted.

  • NJ Registry members seeking to become approved Professional Development (PD) Providers can access the required PINJ Core Knowledge and Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals lessons and quizzes by logging into your NJ Registry profile and clicking on My Resources – Resource Documents in the left-hand sidebar, and then scrolling down to Professional Development Provider System Requirements.

  • Click here for a note of caution about the GED and adult High School diplomas!

  • Reminder! You may enroll in training through the NJ Registry as long as your NJ Registry profile status is Active, On Hold, Pending, or Processing! Log into your NJ Registry profile, click on the blue Find Training button on the bottom left corner of the screen, select your Search Category and Search Criteria from the drop down menus, click on Enroll Now, and follow the directions from there!

Welcome to the NJ Registry !

The NJ Registry is an on-line database which records and recognizes a person's education, training and work experience in the field of early childhood education, afterschool, and primary education! For a better understanding of how the NJ Registry can help you, click here.

Joining the Registry is simpler than ever, since it is done on-line and there is NO membership fee. For step-by-step instructions on how to join the NJ Registry or renew your membership, click here. For specific details about required documentation, please click on "Submit Documentation" on the left-hand side of the website.


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