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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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.

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Upcoming Programs

Parents: Ways to Help Your Family Be Healthier and More Resilient

An 8 session workshop series starting on Wed. evenings in September. This series is offered to parents who have at least one child between the ages of 3 and 6 years old.) Learn More

Teachers Saturday Seminar: 

Brain Gym®:The Essential Role of Movement to Stimulate Learning & Focus
Professional Development Seminar

Date: January 28, 2017 (please hold snow date of Feb 4, 2017)   

Time: 10 AM to 3 PM
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Professional Development Workshops for Early Childhood Educators, 2016-2017
8 Evening workshop sessions
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Free webinar!
Teen Depression From Where I Sit: Personal and Clinical Insights 

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Film Viewing : If Only

Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation film building awareness of teen drug use - Nov. 1st viewing, details upcoming

Workshop Series

Three part series on Guiding Your Teen Through the Adolescent Years

Nov. 7th, 14th and 21st, details upcoming


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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Special Event!

With CCYouth Services, Healthy Concord and CMS PTG 

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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.