Child Care


The Comanche Nation Early Childhood Development Centers are here to provide quality services through partnerships with families, providers, and the community while nurturing the development of the whole child and supporting cultural and family values.




  • OKDHS Licensed Facility
  • Trained and Certified Teaching Personnel and Management
  • Family Services provides support, guidance, and referrals, as necessary, to all families; as well as providing family engagement activities, educational classes, cultural classes and supportive collaborations with other tribal and non-tribal organizations
  • Follows Child and Adult Food Program Guidelines



  • Provide care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack served daily
  • School Transportation to certain schools in close proximity (call for more info)
  • Family Engagement Activities and Conferences
  • Off-site Learning Activities and Field Trips
  • Childcare Rate: Call for more info
  • Curriculum and Learning Philosophy:
  • Our curriculum is based on a variety of developmentally appropriate learning activities that promote the 7 major areas of development:
  1. Communication and Language Development
  2. Physical Development
  3. Personal, Social, and Emotional Development
  4. Literacy Development
  5. Mathematics
  6. Understanding the World
  7. Expressive Arts and Design
  • Oklahoma Early Learning Guidelines
  • Emergent Curriculum and Creative Curriculum
  • Focused Portfolios and Developmental Screenings
  • Comanche Culture and Language
  • Adventurous Play and Appropriate Physical Risk-Taking


Discrimination Policy:

Our Centers do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender or identity, or handicap condition.

  • Children with a handicap condition will only be accepted if care accommodations can be met and maintained. However, if a child’s handicap condition requires special therapy and care needed by a trained specialist, we cannot accept them due to not being able to meet their daily care and safety needs


Comanche Nation Childcare provides the following:

  • Direct Service
  • Subsidy for childcare
  • 4 Tribally owned centers
    • Numu Turetuu Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) - Coming Soon, Lawton, Ok
    • Comanche Nation Childcare Center, Apache, Ok
    • Wrap Around Care Before and After School Program - Comanche Academy, Lawton, Ok
    • Onaa Kahni - ECDC - Coming soon - Comanche Nation Complex, Lawton, Ok

MARCH 6, 2023

Child Care

Physical Address:
1001 SW C Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501
Phone: (580) 699-3991
Mailing Address:
PO Box 908
Lawton, OK 73502


Carolyn Codopony


Billie Kreger
Language Apprentice Teacher Candidate (ECDC)
Misti Devine
Language Apprentice Teacher Candidate (ECDC)
Jennifer Kerr
Monitoring Specialist
Stacy Woods
Office Manager
Deborah Abbott
Child Care Technician
Katherine Churchill
Preschool Lead Teacher (WAC)
Payton Fite
School Age Master Teacher (WAC)
DeAndrea Hughes
Site Director - Onaa Kahni
Arianna Davis
Assistant Teacher
Jacqelyn Moore
Administrative Assistant

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm