Center for Early Childhood Professional Development

Reflecting Oklahoma's commitment to high quality early care and education by providing professional development that produces results!




Looking for information on the Workforce Support Grant?  Visit the Workforce Support Grant page by clicking here.

Payments for Cycle 1 began going out in the mail October 7th. Payments will be sent out in successive batches due to the high volume of approved applicants. Payment will be in the form of a debit card, which will come with detailed instructions. 

Because of the high volume of approved applications, we will not be able to look up individual payment information and exact mail dates.

Watch your mailbox for this envelope:


Do you have questions about how to create an account in the OPDR or how to register your organization? Here is a link to recources that will help.

Click here to see the Oklahoma Registry Resource Sheet for helpful information about the Oklahoma Registry.

Click here for the QRIS online application

Need help with your online QRIS application?  The Call Center can help:  405-521-6177

QRIS Online Application Tips and Video Help



With the QRIS changes, here are some dates to keep in mind:



 June 1, 2022

 Stars administrative rules go into effect

 June 1, 2022 – November 30, 2022

 Child care programs re-apply for Stars

 December 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022

 Stars process all applications and enter the new   Star levels into their database

 January 1, 2023

 New Star levels (2 Star – 5 Star) are effective

What is QRIS and how does the Stars program benefit children, families and programs?

Watch this 23-minute video to learn more.  Want Informal training credit? Print and complete this document - when you are done please email it to or fax it to 405-799-7634.

Click here to view the video.  Click on the View button under the title "Oklahoma's Quality Rating Improvement System, A Framework of Quality"

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All communication from the OPDR comes electronically. Please add as a Safe Sender in your email to ensure you receive emails

Do you need to update your name, address, or email address? Click here for a Participant Update Form.

Do you need help with the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry?

We have a variety of instruction manuals to guide you. Click here to view them.


CECPD is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 


          Our frequently asked questions can help.

See the FAQs for the PDL 

                        See the FAQs for the ODC               

                        See the FAQs for the Certificate of                                    Achievement and Stipend Program 





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Directors, do you need help? click here to visit the Director's chair.


 CECPD will be closed for:

Winter Break – December 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2022 and    January 2, 2023

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  January 16, 2023

Memorial Day   May 29, 2023

Junteenth  June 19, 2023




To locate an ELG training: 

Click here to go the Oklahoma Statewide Training Calendar

Keywords: ELG

What qualifies for ELG training?

Click here for a list of qualified trainings and courses.




1801 N. Moore Avenue, Moore, OK 73160
Toll Free: 888-446-7608 or 405-799-6383
FAX: 405-799-7634