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On this page:
Calendars of Tulsa-area parenting programs I
submit information I
How to learn more
of Tulsa-area parent education programs & events
- Tulsa Kids
publishes an online calendar
of parent classes, support groups, and family-oriented events
in the Tulsa area. From the
home page, create a free account,
login, then go to "activities" and "calendar."
- The Child Care Resource Center
publishes online calendars
early childhood-related events
opportunities for child care providers.
- The Child
Guidance Service of the Tulsa
Health Department publishes a
calendar of their parent education events
and offers child guidance services.
programs for parents
(Information provided by members of the Parent Education Network of the
Community Service Council)
Parents As Teachers (PAT)
... a JumpStart Tulsa Partner!
Parents as Teachers (PAT)
at Tulsa Public Schools is a voluntary
early childhood parent education and family support program designed to
help all parents give their children the best possible start in life.
Families who are
expecting a child or have a child between the ages of 0 - 3 are eligible.
PAT recommends these online information
sources for parents:
Parents As Teachers
National Association for the Education of
The National Parenting Center
Zero to Three
Jenks Parent Care Center ... Strengthening
Families In Our Community
The Parent Care Center is a parent resource center funded by Jenks
Community Education and Jenks Public Schools for Jenks and South Tulsa
residents. The Center is a member program of Practical Parent
Education (PPE) based in Plano, TX which provides resources, support
and training. Mission: To provide all parents with the
support, resources and parenting skills necessary to raise children
who will become socially responsible, self-confident, emotionally
healthy individuals able to achieve their greatest potential in
school, society and their personal lives. The Center offers over
500 parenting books/videos available for checkout, parenting classes,
parenting tip sheets, handouts, district and community information --
plus resource and referral services, parent support groups and
Location: on the Jenks East Elementary Campus at 91st and
Harvard in Bldg E Room 426. Enter from Harvard, look for Building E
and the Parent Care Center sign. Hours are Mon/Tues/Wed 8 AM to
12:15 PM, Tuesdays 4:15 to 7:15 PM. For more information or to
register, please contact Lauren Gould, Coordinator, 299-4415
X5078, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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a guide to many other sources of information about parenting and early childhood
Looking back ...
Tulsa celebrates "Week of the Young
Child" with a Family Fun Fair
Hundreds of Tulsa-area families gathered at the
Tulsa Event Center (2625 S. Memorial) to enjoy fun activities, refreshments, free
books, immunizations, health screenings, parent information, door prizes, and
more. Special thanks to all the co-sponsors, planners, and volunteers for making th Fun
Fair such a success! Visit
for more information about Week of the Young Child nationally.
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