CECPD offers the following online courses:
Entry Level Child Care Training Online meets the child care center licensing requirement for the entry level training for the first 90 days of employment in Oklahoma*. You may print your certificate after completing the class. You may want to print multiple copies to give to your employer and keep for your own records. You must retake ELCCT if you leave and come back to child care after two years. You do not have to retake it if you move to another child care center or family child care home.
This course will introduce you to the responsibilities of child-care directors. It will also assist you in becoming an efficient and effective leader. Topics include communication, technology, budgeting, and legal issues. You will complete several different assessments throughout the course. The assessments are designed to help you evaluate your own learning.
Learn how to expand shared reading throughout preschool classroom discovery centers and actively participate in shared reading through big books, large group, and small group sessions. Participants will learn how to develop a well-planned shared reading activity and analyze its effectiveness.
Participants will develop a greater understanding of alphabet knowledge within a broader framework of literacy activities. Examine four strategies that support children in learning the alphabet as well as how to integrate the alphabet into classroom discovery centers.
Learning to Read Through the Environment
Teachers will develop a greater understanding of the conventions of print and shared writing. Participants will discover the elements of a print-rich environment, and learn how to incorporate environmental print into classrooms by planning specific activities that make use of the print that children are exposed to daily.