ECE-3339

Books aren't just for story time anymore! Discover creative ways to incorporate seasonal children's books into various interest centers and throughout all areas of learning and development.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3429

Explore ways to communicate with others and positively handle conflict among staff and children in the early childhood setting. Techniques shared include the use of assertive language, positive attitudes, and the negotiation process while encouraging the development of strong communication skills in young children.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3438

Join in the fun as we learn the how's and why's of cooperative games for preschool and school-age children. You will have the opportunity to ACTIVELY participate while learning a variety of age appropriate cooperative games. You need to dress comfortably and bring a pair of scissors, markers or crayons, and glue to class.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3444

Comprehend why sensory play is an essential component of early childhood development. Discover ways to include the five senses in everyday activities and provide sensory experiences for young children.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3469

Share information and connect with the families of children with special needs.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3498

What is Autism? Explore ways to provide developmentally appropriate care, and education techniques for working with young children with Autism.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3529

Improve your ability to help care for and educate young children with Autism as you concentrate on learning specific behavior and guidance strategies.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3531

Five little monkeys jumping on the bed and fingerplays, songs, and chants are more than just fun; they are valuable learning activities too! Join in the fun as we learn to help children build language and early literacy skills through rhyme and repetition. Participants need to bring scissors, markers, and a glue stick. 5 hours or .5 CEU's.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3532

Learn about early brain development and its impact on future growth and learning. Discover how to support the developing brain through everyday activities and interactions in the early childhood setting.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3533

The 'Baby Signs' program teaches hearing babies how to communicate by using simple gestures,giving them a way to communicate before they can talk. Benefits to infants and toddlers include the building of positive social development, jump-starting language, and reducing frustration. Bring your make-n-take supplies: scissors, markers, and glue.

Tuition $35

Hours: 4

ECE-3534

Do you communicate effectively with your staff? Discover practical ways to communicate and connect with the families of children in your childcare setting.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3535

How do you make meetings and trainings for your staff more fun and meaningful? Discover inexpensive ways to encourage and motivate your employees.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3573

Learn specific visual strategies and communications systems designed to help caregivers support children with Autism.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3797

The arrangement of the physical environment is a vital part of any program. Gather ideas for helping staff use the arrangement of space and materials to meet the developmental needs of young children.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3798

Help staff grow in their commitment to your program and the field of early childhood education by encouraging professional attitudes and behaviors. Provide your staff with the knowledge and assistance they need to provide the best possible experiences for children and families.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3808

Both female employers and employees dominate the early childhood workforce. Learn about the problems most commonly faced by women as they lead other women, and gather ideas for dealing with universal issues, such as "buddy or boss?"

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3813

This is a preparation class for the CDA Credential that focuses on how to establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment for children and how to establish positive relationships with families. Promote good health and nutrition, prevent illness, reduce injuries, arrange materials and space, and establish routines in the preschool environment for learning, exploration, and play. The importance of involving families in programs for children is emphasized. 2 clock hours of assigned field experiences.

Book cost $35

Book cost $55

Tuition $109

Hours: 32

ECE-3814

This is a preparation class for the CDA Credential that focuses on how to promote children's self- esteem, independence, and feelings of physical and emotional security. Children's development of social skills, empathy, and respect for others is emphasized. You will learn the relationship between guidance methods and children's individuality, personality, and developmental needs. Prevention of behavior problems and positive guidance techniques are presented. 2 clock hours of assigned field experiences.

Book cost $35

Book cost $55

Tuition $109

Hours: 32

ECE-3815

This is a preparation class for the CDA Credential. Study developmentally appropriate equipment, activities, and methods to promote the physical and cognitive development of children. Learn how to incorporate music, art, literature, writing, and block play into daily activities while encouraging creativity and problem-solving. Language development and communication are also featured. 2 clock hours of assigned field experiences.

Book cost $35

Book cost $55

Tuition $109

Hours: 32

ECE-3816

This is a preparation class for the CDA Credential that focuses on the management of resources, organization strategies, communication, planning, record keeping, ethical practices, and working cooperatively with others. Learn about the importance of participating in professional development and advocacy activities. 2 clock hours of assigned field experiences.

Book cost $35

Book cost $55

Tuition $109

Hours: 32

ECE-3817

Prerequisite: CDA Blocks 1, 2, 3, and 4 or 120 hours of documented early childhood training.

This is a preparation class for the CDA Credential. Study the CDA assessment system and review the competency standards of the CDA Credential. As you explore the steps in the completion of the documentation requirements, you will have the opportunity to work components of the Professional Resource File. You must bring your Professional Portfolio night one of class.

Tuition $95

Hours: 16

ECE-3834

Explore the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct while considering how this position statement impacts the actions of both you and your staff.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3883

Learn how to effectively manage your resources as well as those of your child care center. Explore the topics of budgeting, fundraising, collecting fees, delegating responsibilities, dealing with paper piles, and much more.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3890

The guidelines of a developmentally appropriate program will be discussed, and excellence in the administration of an early learning program will be examined.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3922

Young children are naturally energetic, but why are some children highly active? Discover reasons for high activity levels, and what you can do to help guide and support children who consistently exhibit impulsive, distracted behaviors.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3926

Interest centers can increase learning while reducing behavior issues in your early learning environment. Explore strategies for encouraging meaningful play opportunities and gather tips and tools for setting up successful interest areas for a variety of ages.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3955

Children with special needs often display behaviors which appear inappropriate and disruptive. Learn specific strategies to guide children toward more appropriate behavior.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3956

Become familiar with factors influencing speech and language development and discover ways to support children with special needs as they develop communication skills.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3957

Children with Sensory Processing Disorder, also known as Sensory Integration Dysfunction (SID), have trouble organizing information coming in through their senses. Explore the characteristics of children with sensory processing issues and examine strategies for assisting these children in the early childhood setting.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3967

Young children who display gifts or talents in particular areas benefit from having responsive caregivers who can meet their needs in the child care setting. Discover ways to identify each child's gifts and talents and to individualize curriculum for students in the early childhood setting.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-3968

Become familiar with ways to include children with special needs in the child care setting. Identify the definition of special needs, learn about guidelines for working with children with disabilities, and gather ideas for making adaptations to curriculum, activities, materials, and equipment.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4006

Explore the difference in the learning styles of boys and girls. Learn how to effectively plan and deliver activities that will meet their unique needs.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4007

Become more comfortable in the job of Child Care Center Director by discovering key elements of a center director's job. Identify strategies for making the job more enjoyable while becoming a more effective leader.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4009

Photos are an important addition to any early childhood setting as they can be used to individualize and personalize concepts and activities, make abstract concepts real to children, and support all areas of the curriculum. Join us as we explore many ways to enrich children's learning experiences with photos.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4026

You will be introduced to the concept of "anxiety disorders" and developmentally typical anxiety. Discuss three major anxiety types seen in young children. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Separation Anxiety Disorder (SAD), and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Signs and symptoms for each subtype and strategies for helping children will be shared.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4027

Art is more than paint and glue. Everyday items can be used in many creative ways. Gather ideas for more than a dozen unique art activities for children ages 3-6 years.

Tuition $19

Hours: 2

ECE-4028

Teaching young children character traits, such as responsibility and empathy, is a valuable part of any early learning curriculum. Learn ways to make this process fun and engaging for children through the use of hands-on materials, role-playing and a variety of resources.

Tuition $19

Hours: 2

ECE-4029

What can you do with a lid or two? Join in the fun as we explore ways to turn recyclables and inexpensive items into engaging learning materials and activities for children ages 3-6 years.

Tuition $19

Hours: 2

ECE-4030

Young children are often seen as "defiant" when they are tired, hungry, or upset. However, there are a growing number of children who exhibit defiant behaviors at other times and more frequently. You will learn the symptoms, causes and classroom strategies for helping young children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4054

Build and support relationships with young children through appropriate uses of technology.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4055

Identify different types of age-appropriate technology and apps for young children.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4056

Music and movement can help children learn and grow. Discover creative ways to include music and movement in your school age program.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4059

Discover community resources available to children, parents, and teachers within our community and state. Explore ways to network with other childcare providers and share ideas ranging from crafting to group time activities.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4060

Let's talk; language is crucial to the development of young children. Explore ways to create a language enriched the learning environment.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4062

Gain an understanding of the developmental benefits of using music with young children to promote language, literacy, and math skills.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4063

Explore ways to promote developmental growth by creating and adapting children's activities and games to meet the needs of the ever-evolving child.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4064

Visual schedules use visual cues to support learning with young children. Discover ways to use visual schedules to reduce behavior challenges and classroom disruptions.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4085

Increase your awareness of services offered for parents and caregivers with special needs children by attending this "On the Road" seminar. Provides information and resources for professionals, parents, and caregivers to assist in navigating the complex healthcare system.

Tuition $0

Hours: 3

ECE-4087

Discover information about newborn and infant crying patterns, inconsolable crying (The Period of PURPLE Crying©), soothing techniques, and strategies to prevent Abusive Head Trauma and Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Tuition $0

Hours: 2

ECE-4098

I'm not ornery; I'm tired. Identify behaviors children exhibit because of lack of sleep. Explore ways to support children and families affected by sleep disorders.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4099

Discover the possibilities through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Introduce young children to fun and exciting experiments using STEAM driven activities.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4108

Trauma-informed community empowers it's providers, educators, leaders and citizens in recognizing it's symptoms, and behaviors and equips itself with tools to not only deal with trauma but to heal from trauma.

Tuition $0

Hours: 4

ECE-4115

Separation from parents can cause stress and trauma to a young child. Explore types of separation and the stress and trauma associated with the separation and reunification of loved ones.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4116

Discuss the challenges commonly faced when supervising others. Gather ideas for managing friends, family, men, women and a variety of generations in the workplace.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

ECE-4117

Explore ways to promote the importance of play investigations for young children. Identify ways to present children's research projects and findings to parents, co-teachers, and administrators.

Tuition $35

Hours: 5

EDTR-3334

Required by Oklahoma State Department of Education for all Special Education Paraprofessionals, content focuses on skills and topics important for success as Special Education Paraprofessionals. Book included.

Tuition $132

Hours: 24

EDTR-3338

It's estimated that over 2,000,000 individuals are deaf and use sign language. Practice the alphabet, basic vocabulary, and simple sentences. Focus on fingerspelling, numbers, and colors.

Tuition $75

Hours: 12

EDTR-3339

Continue advancing your sign language skills to bridge the gap, to help improve the quality of life of those affected by hearing loss.

Tuition $75

Hours: 12

EDTR-3340

Interested in homeschooling your child? This seminar lays the foundation for what you need to know according to Oklahoma law for homeschool associations and how to access resources in your community.

Tuition $0

Hours: 2

EDTR-3341

Don't get caught in an emergency situation! Educational training for school personnel on epilepsy and related first aid presented by the Epilepsy Foundation of Oklahoma. Free seizure kit provided.

Tuition $0

Hours: 2

EDTR-3343

Looking for the right opportunity to expand your professional knowledge and skill set? Expand your strategies for supporting behavior management of special need students and occupational updates.

Tuition $45

Hours: 6

EDTR-3600

This two-day conference will cover topics such as Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking, Trauma-Informed Care, Local and Federal Case Studies, International Trafficking, Labor Trafficking, Investigation, and Services. It will also cover Faith-Based Community Response, Protocols, and Resources for the Medical Community, Neurobiology of Trauma, Technology, and Trafficking, Guidance for Educators and School Systems.

Tuition $80

Hours: 16

LANG-3338

Bridge the communication gap. Designed to prepare non-Spanish-speaking supervisors and employees to use Spanish to enhance their ability to interact with Spanish-speakers. No prior knowledge of Spanish necessary.

Book cost $30

Tuition $79

Hours: 15

LANG-3339

Learn to say and understand everyday English phrases to express common courtesies and preferences, shop for basic necessities, visit a doctor's office or pharmacy, enroll a child at school, and much more. Aprenda a decir y entender frases cotidianas en ingl‚s para expresar cortes¡as y preferencias comunes, comprar cosas b sicas, visitar un consultorio m‚dico o farmacia, inscribir a un ni¤o en la escuela y mucho m s. Costo del libro: $25 Matr¡cula $85 Horas: 16.

Book cost $25

Tuition $89

Hours: 16

SIM-3335

Engage in this interactive, hands-on workshop for parents and guardians to better understand technology and social media. Take steps to protect your children from online predators.

Tuition $25

Hours: 3