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 For Parents:  Classes, Programs, Events

On this page: 
Calendars of Tulsa-area parenting programs
  I  Featured programs  I  How to submit information  I  How to learn more

 Online calendars  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 of early childhood-related events and training 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.

Some featured  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.  (No fee.)

PAT recommends these online information sources for parents: 

National Parents As Teachers  I  Sesame Baby Workshop  I  Family TLC  I  National Association for the Education of Young Children  I  The National Parenting Center  I  Zero to Three

More links...


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 personal consultations.
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: lauren.gould@jenksps.org



Please e-mail to submit information for this page about other parenting education opportunities in the Tulsa area.



Click here for a guide to many other sources of information about parenting and early childhood development.


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 www.naeyc.org for more information about Week of the Young Child nationally.