The youngest Citizen Potawatomi tribal members will have numerous activities to choose from as the 2022 Family Reunion Festival gets underway in Shawnee, Oklahoma. CPN Child Development Center Director Donnette Littlehead outlines the variety of activities offered.
Child Development Center began educating children 18 years ago and has become one of the largest children’s learning centers in the state of Oklahoma. The center uses a state-certified curriculum taught by teachers and master teachers in each classroom. Longtime employee Megan Walker, a master teacher in the toddler room, sat down with the Hownikan Read More »
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Child Development Center has provided early education opportunities to children for almost 18 years. What began as a small center for 50 children in 1997 now educates 328 children and is one of the largest centers in the state of Oklahoma. Although there are several contributing factors, the voucher or subsidy Read More »
Bozho Jayek (Hello everyone) There are a lot of exciting things happening in the language department. We recently received an ANA grant to develop a self-paced online class. We are using the Moodle format, an open-source learning platform that is the next generation of blackboard. We are making beginner, intermediate and advanced courses, each with Read More »
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This November the CPN Child Development Center and the CPN Language Department will once again host the Potawatomi Language Bee. This event is a source of pride and excitement for students, parents as well as teachers. Students at the child development center have opportunities to display their language skills throughout the school year, but many Read More »