Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education

CAP Tulsa early childhood education programs build solid foundations for success for children and their families.  It is available for FREE to eligible children ages birth through 4-years-old.

We offer center-based and home-based services for qualifying families, all designed to prepare your child for a successful future!

Our programs have been identified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as some of the best in the country.  Our high-quality teaching staff is degreed and certified and is supported by experienced Instructional Coaches.  Our schools have earned accreditation from the National Association for Education of the Young Child (NAEYC). CAP Tulsa has also been listed as a “Center of Excellence” by the national Office of Head Start since 2011.

Beyond Daycare

Our programs offer:

  • Extraordinary and highly-qualified Early Childhood Education teachers and parent educators that will support and inspire your child
  • Dual language learner supports with our bilingual staff
  • Social skills and long-term life skills such as self-control, how to get along with others, and how to follow directions
  • Creative thinking development
  • Hands-on fun activities to help your child with alphabet recognition, early reading, writing, and math skills
  • Books and learning activities for you and your child to enjoy together at home
  • Before and after school child care at select CAP Tulsa schools (fees associated)
  • Services for children with special needs
  • Access to vision, dental, medical, and mental health screenings and services for your child
  • Nutritious snacks and meals provided daily in our center-based program
  • Referrals to community resources that help meet family needs
  • Access to free early developmental support for children ages newborn to 4 –years-old


Community Partnerships

CAP Tulsa partners with Family & Children Services to provide family support, parent education, crisis intervention, and family counseling services. CAP Tulsa also collaborates with the OSU Center for Health Sciences (OSUCHS) to meet the health care needs of enrolled children, their parents, and siblings. In total, our program has collaborative agreements with more than 20 different partners and providers of various supportive services.

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