The information below is designed to help you if you are new to the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry. Additional information is available on our website under Provider Programs and Training Info.
*If licensed as a family child care home or large child care home, child care center, day camp, drop-in, out-of-school time (formerly known as school-age), part-day, or program for sick children, please refer to specific program requirements as various program types may have exemptions to professional development requirements.
Licensing Requirements for Child Care Programs
Directors and personnel in charge, teaching personnel including master teachers, teachers, assistant teachers, and substitutes for teaching personnel obtain and maintain CPR and first aid certification (timeline for obtaining training and other details are found in the requirement booklet).
Safe sleep - Prior to caring for infants, personnel obtain formal professional development in safe sleep.
Licensing Requirements for Family Child Care Homes and Large Child Care Homes
CPR and first aid certification - CPR and first aid certification is required for any person who cares for children alone, on or off the premises, including during transportation. (Timeline for obtaining training and other details are found in the requirements booklet).
Safe sleep training - Prior to caring for infants, the primary caregiver and any individual caring for infants alone, obtains two or more clock-hours of training in safe sleep practices from an Oklahoma Professional Development Registry (OPDR) approved training organization.