Many OSDE staff members are working remotely to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Please do not hesitate to reach out to any staff or department. We will respond to your call or email as soon as possible.

Early Childhood and Family Education


Jennifer McKay 
Senior Director of Early Childhood
Curriculum and Instruction
(405) 522-0638 

Judy Cummings
Literacy Coordinator

Curriculum and Instruction 
(405) 521-4096

COVID-19 Guidance:


new! Standards by Grade Level

Regional Professional Learning Workshops

OSDE is excited to announce free early childhood professional learning workshops for the 2019-2020 school year. These workshops are being offered in different regions of the state and are designed to support educators with effective instructional strategies aligned to the Oklahoma Academic Standards. 

Find more information about the workshops and register by clicking on the link below. It will open a page with dates of the events. Simply click on the date of the event you would like to attend. While space is limited and we encourage signing up quickly, please ensure to cancel any ticket that will go unused as many teachers are hoping to attend these workshops and we would like to have no empty seats. 


Please see the "Main Page" menu for information regarding specific ages and grade levels. The "Quick Link" section provides links to commonly asked questions about topics such as the Oklahoma Academic Standards, Special Education, and How to Support Young Children Academically as well as Immunization and Child Care information. 

Early Childhood Professional Development

The Office of Instruction is available to provide customized professional development to school districts in their local area. Please contact the Office of Instruction at (405) 522-3241 or complete the online request form

Early Childhood Newsletters and Briefs

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Last updated on March 31, 2020