Center for Early Childhood Professional Development

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

Welcome to the University of Oklahoma, University Outreach, Center for Early Childhood Professional Development's web site.  



CECPD is Hiring!  We have the following positions:



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.


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

Stars Inquiry Meetings will give you an opportunity to receive information to complete the application and request for certification process. Open this flyer for more information.

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"


Want to stay informed on the latest information from DHS?  Click here to sign up for their  newsletter.

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:

    Memorial Day 2023 – May 29, 2023
    Juneteenth 2023 - June 19, 2023
    Independence Day 2023 – July 4, 2023
    Labor Day 2023 – September 4, 2023
    Thanksgiving 2023 – November 23, 24, 2023
    Winter Break 2023 – December 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2023      and January 1, 2024





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