Thank You

Payne relies on generous grants and donations to help underwrite the costs of training for teachers. Here are some of this year's supporters:

  • Sarkeys Foundation
  • Kirkpatrick Family Fund
  • Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma
  • The Merrick Foundation
  • Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • The Oklahoman/Anschutz Foundation
  • Pi Beta Phi Foundation
  • Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation
  • Inasmuch Foundation

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"These workshops are full of wonderful multisensory approaches to help children develop a stronger foundation in Phonemic Awareness. After almost 20 years of teaching, this workshop opened my eyes to many different techniques to help all of my students."

Lisa | Teacher


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News & Media

Payne Education Center Announces New Executive Director

Payne Education Center, an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit teacher training and dyslexia advocacy center, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Heather Johnson, M.Ed., as the new Executive Director.

Payne Education Center Recognized by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits for Its Dyslexia Training Programs and Advocacy

Payne Education Center was named a finalist in The George Kaiser Family Foundation Award for Education category at the the tenth annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards on Saturday, April 29 in Tulsa, and was awarded a $5,000 grant.

Payne Education Center Chosen as Finalist for The Tenth Annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards

Payne Education Center is one of two dozen Oklahoma nonprofit organizations that are finalists for the prestigious $10,000 Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) award. The title and award as the state’s top nonprofit is presented annually by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.

Premier Card 2016 Results

Payne Education Center's Premier Card 2016 Raises Over $87,000 To Improve The Outlook For Oklahoma’s Struggling Readers!

October 29 Volunteer Training Class


Payne Brain Games Trivia Night Fundraiser

Payne Education Center to Host Inaugural Trivia Night Fundraiser Payne Brain Games.

OK Recognizes October as Dyslexia Awareness Month

Governor Mary Fallin signs proclamation officially declaring October 2014 as Dyslexia Awareness Month in Oklahoma.