Center for Early Childhood Professional Development

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

Training Info

Professional training is vital to ensure high quality care for children but not all caregivers have access to training at centers or educational institutions. CECPD offers a variety of training methods.


What is formal professional development?

Formal professional development is:

  • two or more clock hours from an OPDR approved training organization and
  • OPDR approved college credit hours.

​​To find formal training, look for the OPDR Approved logo when you are searching the statewide training calendar at


What is informal professional development?

Informal professional development is:

  • less than two clock hours from an OPDR approved training organization,
  • any number of clock hours from a non-approved training organization, and
  • any training from electronic media, such as videos or DVDs.

​Reading and television programs do not count toward required clock hours.





















Revised 2.27.2023 CT

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