Child Development Center and Lab School

Bonita Spinner, Director

405-682-7561 or



Student scheduled child care services for children, 12 months-4 years, whose parent/guardians are taking classes is available at the OCCC Child Development Center and Lab School. Reservations are required. Please call 682-7561 for reservations.
SSCC Session Schedule
Session One            7:30-10:45 a.m. (M-F)
Session Two           11:00-2:15 p.m. (M-F)
Session Three         2:30-5:30 p.m. (M-Th)
Session Four           5:30-close (M-Th, as needed)
$15.00 session, per child, per day
$25.00 activity fee, per child, per semester 

If you have any questions please contact:

405-682-7561 or



The Child Development Center and Lab School is open to OCCC students, OCCC faculty, and the community. Children are enrolled from six weeks of age until May prior to the child's eligibility to enter Kindergarten.

 Age  OCCC Student  OCCC Employee Community Member 

 6 weeks-

35 months







 3 years-

5 years







Activity Fee: $45.00/semester

An incentive program is available for a $10.00/week discount rate.

If you have any questions please contact:

Lee Ann Townsend, Lab Supervisor

405-682-7561 or


Aides taking the toddlers around the campus in a buggy

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a positive environment for children and families and to support all of areas of a child's growth and development.


The program considers the development of the whole child and concentrates on children as unique individuals, allowing each child to develop at his/her own pace. Each child and family member is treated with respect and dignity. Play is recognized as the direct avenue to learning, realizing the vital importance of discovery, investigation, creativity, and problem-solving opportunities. Partnerships with parents are a key component in creating a collaborative team for cultural awareness and providing opportunities for a child to reach their full potential.

Program Goals and Objectives

The child will develop:

  • a healthy self-concept
  • socially and emotionally
  • an enjoyment of creative experiences and fine arts
  • a trust in adults and peers
  • an independence and responsibility for self
  • a sense of security and success
  • skills in the physical, cognitive, social, and linguistic domains

Parents and families will:

  • benefit from the resources available related to parenting and child development
  • have an opportunity to attend a variety of training opportunities
  • experience open communication with your child's school
  • have opportunities to become actively involved with your child's school