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35th Annual Conference

You’re invited!

The 35th Annual Conference will be held March 27, 2020 at the Meadowlands Hilton.

Conference Schedule

  • Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits: 7:30 am – 8:30 am
  • Welcome & Keynote 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Exhibits: 10:00 am – 10:30 am
  • Morning Sessions: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Lunch / Exhibits 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Afternoon Sessions: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please be advised conference fees are not refundable, all payments are final.

Early Bird Registration Conference Fee: $135.00, must be postmarked by February 28th.  Registration postmarked or received online after February 28th: $170.00

Scholarships Are Available!

The Nicholson Foundation is generously sponsoring scholarships for current CITE members covering $105 cost of conference registration. Scholarships will be awarded based on the date received and granted by workforce categories defined in the application below.

Click here for the scholarship application.

Registration & Payment Options


1) If you prefer to mail your registration and payment, you may download and print your brochure and form above, and then mail it with your check or money order made out to CITE to:

PO Box 1015
Barnegat Light  NJ  08006

2) We have added the option to register and pay online (using credit card or PayPal) by simply filling out the form below, and then clicking the Pay Now button after you submit your form.

3) Please direct all questions to Helen Muscato at or call (732)329-0033.

Online Registration Form:

As you fill out the registration form below, please refer to the conference brochure for session information.

Friday Morning Sessions

Select Session for the Morning (10:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Afternoon Sessions

Select Session for the Afternoon 2 pm - 4 pm


To complete your registration, please:

1) Click "Submit" to send your registration form.
2) Attendees only: Then select the payment option below.
No payment is due.
(Note: On the checkout page you will have the option to use a PayPal account, or select an alternate payment method, such as a debit or credit card.)

Conference Registration Fees


2020 Conference Exhibitors Sought

Dear Friend of Infant/Toddler Educators:

The 35th Annual Conference of the Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators is scheduled for March 27, 2020, at the Meadowlands Hilton, East Rutherford, NJ.

Our conference attracts key people in the field of infant/toddler education.  With the increased need for our services, we are experiencing enormous growth and are always shopping!  Our participants are interested and responsible for purchasing developmentally appropriate materials and equipment for their child care centers and family child care programs.  We urge you to bring items available for sale.  Continue reading

State Board of Directors 2019-2020

The members of the State Board of Directors for 2019-2020 took office on June 1, 2019.

Officers   (serve for 1 year)

President                       Cynthia Soete

1st Vice President         Angie DeFazio

2nd Vice President        Michele Gregorio

Secretary                       Melissa Rivera-Serna

Treasurer                       Terri Buccarelli


At Large Members  (serve for 2 years)

Cathie Chmielewski                         Karen Humphris

Alicia Jenks                                       Nancy Kalvin


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