Who We Are

The Center for Parents and Teachers (CPT) provides unique parent education programs, teacher training opportunities and support for community wide information events. As a 501c3 non profit organization centered in Concord, MA, CPT attracts participants throughout eastern MA to its small and large forum events.

Our Mission and Beliefs

CPT serves families and schools, supporting them in what CPT believes are the most important jobs in the world: raising our children.  We believe that our programs for both parents and teachers serve to elevate the entire community.


Parents today face a wider range of challenges than ever before. CPT offers programs that increase parental effectiveness through high quality, low cost workshops and forums that address both traditional and new challenges faced by parents.

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Teachers are looked to for providing a deep and enriching educational experience that exceeds past classroom standards and benchmarks.   CPT works to provide preschool, elementary and secondary teachers with helpful tools through the provision of professional development workshops, conferences, resources and classroom materials.   Learn More

“Competence, Confidence and the Building of Resiliency in Our Children”
An evening talk presented by

Rick Irving, MSW

Tuesday evening May 16, 2017        7:00-8:30 PM

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Supporting CPT

To support its work with parents and teachers, CPT relies on individual donations and grants from community businesses and organizations such as the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest.  As an IRS-designated 501(c)3 non profit organization centered in Concord, MA, all donations to CPT are entirely tax deductible, in accordance with IRS rules and regulations.  Learn More 

Upcoming Programs

Join the Conversation :
Developing a School & Family Partnership Around Technology and the Digital World
Thursday June 1, 2017
Morning and Evening sessions:
9:00-10:30 am 
7:00-8:30 pm 
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Professional Development Workshops for Early Childhood Educators, 2016-2017
8 Evening workshop sessions
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Communities are being asked to forge alliances to work on issues that transcend home and classroom boundaries. CPT works in partnership with community organizations to support best possible community wide responses to the many challenges of these times.  Participants are offered exceptional learning opportunities that afford new strategies for effective responses.

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