ECE-3444

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-3498

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-3529

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-3534

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-3573

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-3797

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-3798

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-3808

Prerequisite: None

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?"

Hours: 5

ECE-3813

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 32

ECE-3814

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 32

ECE-3815

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 32

ECE-3816

Prerequisite: None

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.

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.

Hours: 16

ECE-3883

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-3890

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-3922

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-3925

Prerequisite: None

Creative art activities help children develop a variety of important skills, including cognitive, physical, social-emotional, and language. Utilize a variety of fresh, creative art activities to engage children and enrich your curriculum. You need to bring a pair of scissors.

Hours: 5

ECE-3955

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-3956

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-3957

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-3967

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-3968

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-4026

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-4055

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-4056

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-4058

Prerequisite: None

The classroom environment can be a powerful teaching tool. Gather ideas for creating a look and feel for your classroom that promotes learning and positive behavior.

Hours: 5

ECE-4059

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-4060

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-4062

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-4064

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

ECE-4085

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 3

ECE-4087

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 2

ECE-4098

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 5

ECE-4099

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 5

EDTR-3334

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 24

EDTR-3338

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 12

EDTR-3339

Prerequisite: None

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

Hours: 12

EDTR-3340

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 2

EDTR-3341

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 2

EDTR-3600

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 16

LANG-3338

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 15

LANG-3339

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 16

SIM-3335

Prerequisite: None

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.

Hours: 3